Category: New York

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

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