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Hometown Nostalgia: Buffalo Edition

In our last hometown tale from the March ’09 issue of the Blue and White, Katie Reedy defends her beloved Buffalo. And for those who’ve already moved back to school, we recommend this essay/love letter—perhaps the ultimate hometown piece. Friends, you’re living in the best city in the world. If you’ve ever talked to a […]

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Hometown Nostalgia: Long Island and New Mexico Edition

In this next installment of tales from homeville, hear from Daily Editor Liz Jacob on the much-maligned Long Island, and read a submission from New Mexico-native Simon Rimmele. Other reader dispatches are more than welcome. Send your photos and anecdotes to tips@bwog.com. Roslyn Heights, NY I live on Long Island. Specifically, I live in a small […]

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Hometown Nostalgia: Idaho and Florida Edition

In this latest installment of tales from homeville, we hear from two corners of the US: Idaho and Florida. Varsity rowing correspondent Sylvie Krekow writes from Sun Valley, and enviably tan correspondent Lily Icangelo reports from Lake Worth. As always, you’re more than welcome to send in your own dispatches via tips@bwog.com. Sun Valley, Idaho […]

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Hometown Nostalgia: Spokane Edition

In the spirit of vicariously experiencing snowy delights in NYC and beyond, we bring you a second installment of tales from homeville. Mark Hay writes from Spokane, WA. And of course, feel free to send in your own anecdotes and photos to tips@bwog.com Years ago, while making some repairs on my childhood home with my […]

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Hometown Nostalgia: Pittsburgh Edition

Bwoggers are a nostalgic bunch. As much as we’ve adopted an Empire state of mind, we’re fiercely loyal to our hometowns. New York may be the greatest city in the world, but the snow here gets grimy way too quickly. So, until break comes crashing to a close, we’ll be taking trips down memory lane […]

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The Suburban Summer

Bwog’s suburban diarist Madeline L. is spending the summer away from the city — and she’s enjoying it. Here, our diarist disects the nature of the suburban summer, and why it beats Morningside anyday. Summer in the suburbs is built on a founding myth; an event within a circle of friends that becomes retold in […]

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