WEB VIDEOS NOW UP
This website now features five brief videos offering essential background in explaining New York. They run for one to three minutes each and are found on the Home, Bio, New York and Baseball pages. "What is this place? What goes on here, and why? How does it matter?" These chats'll get you started.
OFFERING TOURS ANYWHERE IS A PLEASURE. IN THIS GREAT CITY IT IS AN HONOR.
The fun of any class, lecture or tour is in the discovery, in the why and the how. Why, for example, is wealth concentrated along Fifth Ave. while gas stations and factories are close to the water? How does Central Park make economic sense on an island where real estate is the world's most valuable? Why does the world trade in Manhattan more than anywhere else?
Our purpose in these presentations is not to fill the bucket but to light the fire, not to load you with information but to get a few inches of air between your feet and the ground. Maybe that happens now and then.