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Elixir of Life

May 26, 2012 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

Elixir of Life

(From National Police Gazette, Photoshopped by Joe – Orig. below) I stepped out of the door from the Empress’s place and was met by a bright morning sun and crisp breeze. A host of unsavory odors were in the air, yet I was able to focus on the smell of fresh-baked bread. A short walk brought me to a sixpenny eating house on […]

The Empress

May 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Fiction, Secrets of NYC, Stories

The Empress

(Helen Jewett – upscale New York City prostitute – Photoshopped by Joe) Who would have ever guessed that a temple to Aphrodite was on the corner of Bridge and Nassau streets. I thought the three of us were headed into the bowling saloon next door, where through the nearly closed blinds of a third-floor window I […]