Category: New York

Secret Escape Routes of Chinatown…

From the Library Journal interview of David Freeland, author (and tour guide) of Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville… The Atlantic Garden backed onto Elizabeth Street, from which at first it… READ MORE

The Bronx, Art Deco, and Neuroscience

By Constance Rosenblum. Cross-posted from, the website for the forthcoming book Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx The other day… READ MORE

Ask Your Burning Questions About Brooklyn Poetry

@The New York Times: This week, Michael Tyrell, co-editor of “Broken Land: Poems of Brooklyn” (NYU Press, 2007), will be answering readers’ questions about the history of Brooklyn’s literary landscape,… READ MORE

A City Without its Section

This week, the New York Observer took an extensive look at the soon-to-be-closed City Section of the New York Times. Prominently featured was the section’s final editor, Constance Rosenblum, author… READ MORE

NYTimes City Section to Close

Some sad news from the world of publishing; the City section of the New York Times is being closed down. Bringing you offbeat tales from all five boroughs, the City… READ MORE