Posts Tagged ‘New York City history’

Colorful History

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To The Editor: Can we ever have (“Uncovering Forgotten New York,” July 21) too many historians? Never! Especially when they so eloquently bring our fascinating local history back to life. Coney Island’s “Dreamland,” the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire—almost everyone knows a little about these, but it’s the efforts of people like Kevin Baker filling in [&hellip
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Uncovering Lost New York

Written by admin on . Posted in Books, News West Side Spirit

West Side author brings the city’s history to life By Allen Houston To talk with West Sider Kevin Baker is to glimpse the New York City of the past, before glass towers and high-rise condos threatened to swallow the island. Best-selling author of the City of Fire trilogy, Baker writes mesmerizing prose about the city [&hellip
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