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 for the past 15 years. Happy extrapolation! Food and finance In … Continue reading

Columbus by Suñol, in Central Park

This essay is adapted from Chapter 36 of Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide.  I’ve kept cross-references to other chapters in the book. Outdoor Monuments has been “translated” into a fabulous app that you can enjoy on your phone or tablet for … Continue reading

Columbus Monument at Columbus Circle

This essay is adapted from Chapter 35 of Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide.  I’ve kept cross-references to other chapters in the book. Outdoor Monuments has been “translated” into a fabulous app that you can enjoy on your phone or tablet for … Continue reading

Prometheus at Rockefeller Center, by Paul Manship

This essay is adapted from Chapter 28 of Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide.  I’ve kept cross-references to other chapters in the book. Outdoor Monuments has been “translated” into a fabulous app that you can enjoy on your phone or tablet for the … Continue reading