Last week, I had the honor of discussing
with New York City radio legend and brilliant conversationalist Leonard Lopate on his new program, Left Bank of the Hudson Leonard Lopate at Large, on WBAI (99.5 FM).
A dream come true! Thank you, Mr. Lopate.
You can hear
the interview here.
(Courtesy of WBAI)
When discussing my book,
Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street, at a public event or even among a handful of people, a fundamental question invariably arises: what might be done to retain–or better yet, draw–artists to a city undergoing development and gentrification? Continue reading
2019 is starting right!
, a podcast jointly based in Boston and Jersey City and focusing on urban issues and politics, invited me to appear on its first 2019 episode. A real honor. We Need Some Milk Continue reading
Every September, the
Jersey City Free Public Library organizes an annual book festival in downtown Jersey City. The event showcases local authors and promises something for readers of all ages. This past Sunday marked the 10th Annual Tales of Our Cities.
While researching my book, I relied heavily on the treasures in the New Jersey Room of the Jersey City Free Public Library. Therefore, I was thrilled to be invited to Tales of Our Cities to discuss my book,
(Fordham University Press). Left Bank of the Hudson: Jersey City and the Artists of 111 1st Street Continue reading
The past year has been a series of dreams come true. My first book,
, was published in October 2017. Next, I embarked upon a multi-city book tour. On May 31, 2018, my book earned the Left Bank of the Hudson J. Owen Grundy History Award from the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy. Yes, I’m now an award-winning author. Continue reading