If you’re a New Yorker who spends any time in the West Village at all, the odds are good you’ve passed this Bleecker Street building without giving it a second thought. But […]
My name is Steve, and I’m an animator and licensed New York City tour guide. I’m a sucker for dive bars, used bookstores, Tom Waits, and New York City history. When not giving tours, you can usually find me hanging out at home in Harlem with my wife and 2-year-old puppy, Shaggy. I’d love to hear your comments and feedback, especially if you have a lead on a good bit of trivia. Feel free to e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“It did not seem possible that so much wealth could be assembled in one spot…There seemed to be enough clothes to supply an army. There were trunks filled with precious gems and […]
“I don’t know whether you fully understand that I have just been shot…The bullet is in me now, so that I cannot make a very long speech, but I will try my […]
In 1958, photographer Art Kane took the famous photo “A Great Day in Harlem,” featuring 57 of Harlem’s most famous jazz musicians. Though few lived there at the time the photo was […]