Category: New York

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

Uncovering NYC’s Lost Places of Leisure, Online

David Freeland’s book, Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan’s Lost Places of Leisure, coming this summer from NYU Press, chronicles his journey through many forgotten corners of Manhattan that… READ MORE

Brian Lehrer Goes to the Grand Concourse

A podcast featuring a shoutout for one of our most highly-anticipated books of the summer, Boulevard of Dreams: Heady Times, Heartbreak, and Hope along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx,… READ MORE

Is Graffiti Good for Soho?

Just one of the many interesting points in the NYTimes City Room review of Graffiti Lives by Greg Snyder: A provocative map in the book points out that unlike other… READ MORE

Meet KEZAM, Graffiti Writer

Graffiti Lives author Gregory Snyder will be accompanied by one of the subjects of his book, KEZAM, at his events in NYC next week – both readings free and open… READ MORE

BBC on Tin Pan Alley

The British Broadcasting Co. interviewed David Freeland about the endangered landmark. His upcoming book is called Automats, Taxi Dances, and Vaudeville: Excavating Manhattan’s Lost Places of Leisure

Tin Panhandling

Tin Pan Alley, the longtime NYC home of America’s songwriting industry, is up for sale. The New York Times wrote about efforts to save the historic block, using an interview… READ MORE