New York City Up To The Revolution

New York City Up To The Revolution

New York Minute is set in the city in the summer of 1977, which was a tumultuous time, to say the least. Son of Sam was still active; the city was facing bankruptcy; and the population was actually decreasing. But in writing the book I did some research on the history...
Happy 197th Birthday, Hiram Ulysses Grant

Happy 197th Birthday, Hiram Ulysses Grant

Happy birthday to my fellow West Point alum, Sam. The story of his name change is just one of many rather interesting facts about Grant’s early years before the Civil War. For more: Ulysses S. Grant: The Early Years from Bob...
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...