New in Print: Three Books on Alexander Hamilton

Now available: Alexander Hamilton: A Brief Biography and Alexander Hamilton: A Friend to America, volumes 1 and 2. (The "sell sheet" with all the information below is available as a…

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Alice in Wonderland (Central Park)

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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Burnett Memorial Fountain, Central Park

The web page for the proposed Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Woman Suffrage Movement Monument states that the proposed sculpture  will be the first figurative piece in Central Park to depict…

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Capitalist Christmas 2017

My annual survey of amazing goods and decorations in Manhattan. You can't escape the Greeks (and why would you want to?) The windows you shouldn't miss are at Louis Vuitton…

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Guest Post: Zenos Frudakis and Quent Cordair On Public Sculptures

I posted my thoughts on the removal of sculptures back in September, as "Politics and Portrait Sculptures." At around the same time Bill de Blasio formed the Mayoral Advisory Commission on…

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Central Park: The Early Years is now available!

Central Park: The Early Years is now available in print and as a Kindle ebook from Amazon, in print from Barnes & Noble. If you're a bookseller, it's available via Ingram (standard…

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Carving Out an Unlikely Writing Niche

Some of my greatest inspiration and encouragement has come from hearing how other writers carved out their niches — so here’s why I’ve been writing about outdoor sculptures in New York City…

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