While checking in our coats, I noticed a familiar face on the wall: Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Continue reading
On the evening of April 4, 2018, Little City Books in Hoboken, New Jersey invited me to talk about my book, Left Bank of the Hudson (Fordham University Press), and its larger themes of artists, cities, and gentrification.
DJ Trouble from WFMU (91.1FM) served as a sharp and engaging moderator for the event. (Fun fact: Trouble hosted me on her radio program, This is the Modern World, in early February 2018.) Continue reading
Wishing you a happy and joyous Easter.
May this season have left you with a sense of renewal.
Let’s face it: transplants to New York love to scoff at New Jersey. (Interestingly enough, I’ve noticed that native New Yorkers lack this prejudice.) Contrary to this popular stereotype, culture exists in the Garden State.
Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
Listen to a little Irish folk music. Read a piece of Irish literature. Snack on soda bread. Don’t hesitate to enjoy a Guinness or two.