​​​​​​​​​​​​2017

September

  • 1920 Wall Street Bombing
  • Scars on the Morgan bank building
  • Terrorist attacks in New York

August

  • Affordable Health Care for New Yorkers
  • Abandoned Building on Valuable Greenwich Village Site
  • The Intersection of Waverly Place and Waverly Place​

July

  • New York's Worst Death Toll Until 9/11
  • The General Slocum Disaster
  • How Kleindeutschland Changed Forever

June

  • How New York City Got the Nickname "Gotham"
  • Washington Irving's Salmagundi
  • Batman's Gotham City and Superman's Metropolis

May

  • How New Yorkers Stared Down Bulldozers to Save Their Parks 
  • The Battle of Central Park
  • Jane Jacobs on What Makes a Great Neighborhood Park

April

  • How the Waldorf Astoria Hotel Came to Be
  • The Feud Within a Leading New York Family
  • The Famous Buildings That Replaced Astor Mansions

March

  • How Ticker Tape Parades Began
  • What Happened When Ticker Tape No Longer Existed
  • Some Unusual Ticker Tape Parades in NYC

February

  • How New York looked with overhead electric wires  
  • The Great Blizzard of 1888
  • Record snowfalls in New York City

January

  • Ice Staking in Central Park in the Victorian Era
  • Donald Trump and the Central Park Ice Rink
  • Year-Round Ice Skating in New York​​

2016
December

  • How the Bull Statue Came to the Financial District
  • Christmas Innovations at Macy's
  • Gifts for Lovers of New York City​​

November

  • Evacuation Day, 1783
  • The Holiday Honoring Evacuation Day
  • Occupied New York City in the Revolutionary War Era 

October

  • A Haunted House on West 10th Street
  • The Ghost at the Morris-Jumel Mansion
  • The Witch on Bethesda Terrace

September

  • The Nation's First Labor Day Celebration
  • Whose Idea Was It --- McGuire or Maguire?
  • How Union Square Got Its Name

August

  • Summertime Illnesses in New York
  • How Yellow Fever Led to Development of Greenwich Village
  • The Story of Typhoid Mary

July

  • New York City, July 1776
  • Statue of King George III
  • Oldest fence in New York

June

  • The Stonewall Rebellion and Birth of the Gay Rights Movement
  • Origin of the name Gay Street 
  • Famous residents of Gay Street

May

  • Jane Jacobs, a Unique Urban Activist
  • Jane's Walk, the Global Event Honoring Her
  • A New Ebook, My New York Stories

April

  • Great Hoaxes by New York City Newspapers
  • Origin of the "Penny Press"
  • Jane's Walk New York

March

  • New York's First Roman Catholic Cathedral
  • Why New York City Has Two St. Patrick's Cathedrals
  • The First St. Patrick's Day Parade in the World

February

  • George Washington's Inauguration
  • Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union speech
  • Theodore Roosevelt's Birthplace

January

  • Activism in New York City in the 19th and 20th Centuries
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., on Three Visits to New York
  • Henry Ward Beecher and Plymouth Church


2015

December

  • How Times Square Got Its Name
  • Why the Ball Drops in Times Square on New Year's Eve
  • Why Many Squares in NYC Are Actually Triangles

November​

  • Why New York City Created the First Zoning Law in the Nation
  • How to Approximate the Age of a Skyscraper
  • Why So Much Valuable NYC Real Estate Has Parks Instead of Buildings

October

  • A Brief History of NYC Water Sources 
  • New York's Collect Pond
  • The Croton Aqueduct System

September

  • Real and Imposter Traces of Colonial New York
  • The Great Fire of 1853
  • The Miraculous Survival of St. Paul's Church Through Multiple Disasters

August

  • The 1930 Battle for Tallest Building in the World
  • What Was Once Hidden Inside the Chrysler Building
  • Why the Empire State Building Was Once Called the Empty State Building

July

  • ​Why New York's Wealthiest Citizens Began to Try Apartment Living
  • Features of Early Luxury Apartments
  • Carriage Houses a Century Ago and Today



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