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You Can’t Go It Alone in New York

October 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on You Can’t Go It Alone in New York · Faith and the City

This week I have been running into church members all around our fair city. I am still surprised when this happens.  It’s a numbers thing.  Hop around the corner to grab lunch in Gotham and you’ll pass a thousand other souls in two minutes flat.  Flashing along with all the other sardines, it is easy […]

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“I’ve Always Coveted Your Sidewalks…”

September 4th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Faith and the City

That’s what Hani said to us. Who is Hani?  Well, Hani Shihada is a chalk artist.  If his website is accurate, he may be one of the only remaining chalk artists in the city of New York. About a year ago, I saw Hani’s work on the Upper East Side.  People were pausing, looking, snapping […]

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