Former financial analyst turned real estate agent Flynn Sharpe is assigned the unenviable task of emptying a Park Slope building of its lesbian inhabitants and their beloved bar, Aunt Muffin's, to make way for a gentrifying development. Determined at first to get the job done post haste and quickly rise up in the ranks of the shark-infested real estate business, things turn complicated when he falls in love with rebel painter and proudly self-identified native New Yorker Nicole DeGioia, who lives and paints above the bar and has intention of going anywhere anytime soon. (Illustrated)
Silver Krieger grew up in New York City in the fun and dangerous 1970's. She attended Stuyvesant High School where she studied creative writing with Frank McCourt, and dropped out of Barnard College to be a rock musician. She recently received a degree in Dramatic Writing and Philosophy from CUNY, where she was a Thomas W. Smith Fellow.