Dateline: Elvira Black
Elvira Black is a “retired” New York writer blogging for her own amusement here on BC. Her passions are politics, the arts, the weird things we do, and New York City.
Some people long to live forever. But be careful what you wish for — it could be an awfully bleak ride.
If "everyone's" getting them, how can tattoos still be taboo?
Bob Dylan, Lenny Bruce, Allen Ginsberg, Jackson Pollack, and countless other notables spread their creative wings in this boho paradise.
As a "sketchy" neighborhood becomes more "hip" and "desirable," where do the current residents go? Aye, there's the rub.
Rejection letters, empty mailboxes, bruised and battered egos; for any aspiring writer, the road to publication can be agonizing.
To chart the signs of a New York neighborhood on the rise, look first to its Chinese takeout menus.
If you're gonna start a blog, for heaven's sake, respond when you get some comments! Plus other pet blog-peeves.
Far from being "worldly," New Yorkers are shockingly xenophobic when it comes to their pricey "turf."
Most US adults anticipate a terrorist attack within the next year. How is this affecting our collective unconscious?
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