Posts Tagged ‘book’

The Woman Keeping Yorkville Alive

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OTTYparty_AA_0198 By Vanesa Vennard Historian Kathy Jolowicz remembers like it was yesterday when she couldn’t walk down 86th Street without hearing people speak German.  She remembers when she could get authentic German food at mom-and-pop shops and when Christmas time meant the streets were ambushed with music, the polka and the waltz. She remembers when the [&hellip
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Listening to the Boss: Author Peter Ames Carlin on His Springsteen Biography

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Peter Ames Carlin By Angela Barbuti Bruce Springsteen gets a lot of play—literally. Even President Obama has said, “I’m the president, but he’s the Boss.” And now, after more than 30 years of research, Peter Ames Carlin finally put his respect for the musician down on paper. Replete with interviews from Bruce’s family, the E Street Band and [&hellip
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From Stage to Page

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, Breaking News, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Former Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider rocks his autobiography and a new album By Rachel Sokol In the 1970s and ’80s, Dee Snider—the lead singer-songwriter for the heavy metal band Twisted Sister—really didn’t care what anyone thought about him. Who cared if he had long, curly, insane hair? Who cared if he wore leopard-print bell-bottoms, [&hellip
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Eric Lanlard’s new book, Cake Boy

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A Man with Pastries By Veronica Hoglund In celebration of Eric Lanlard’s new book, Cake Boy, New Yorkers gathered for an afternoon tea hosted by the Crosby Street Hotel. Guests sipped warm drinks and snacked on the most beautiful treats, which were even tastier than they appeared. Lanlard is best known for his cake boutique [&hellip
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