History of the High Line

History of the High Line

Why was it first built? What happened to it? How did it become a major tourist attraction in New York City? History of the High Line; New York City from Bob...
Son of Sam and the Rise of Tabloid Journalism

Son of Sam and the Rise of Tabloid Journalism

Basking the glow of Watergate, the Pentagon Papers and other coups, the press corps was riding hide. Then the perfect storm hit New York City in 1977. Rupert Murdoch bought the venerable NY Post, originally founded by Alexander Hamilton. Son of Sam was in the midst of...
What was the #1 song, album and artist of 1977?

What was the #1 song, album and artist of 1977?

Interesting to research this. I remember most of these songs. 1977 was an interesting year in that several different sounds were converging in different directions: rock, disco, punk was on the rise, etc. The Music of 1977. What was #1? Song? Album? Group? from Bob...
New York Minute– the story

New York Minute– the story

My latest slideshare, the first of a number that will revolve around the world of New York Minute: 1977, New York City. First Blood meets Breaking Bad from Bob Mayer Nothing but good times ahead! NEW YORK...