Announcement: Burning Gotham—A New Audio Drama Set in 1830s New York City

On the frigid, blustery night of December 16th, 1835, the worst fire in New York city history swept through Manhattan. Everything south of Maiden Lane and east of Broad street—at that time the city’s chief merchant district—was turned to rubble. The fire caused an estimated … Read MoreAnnouncement: Burning Gotham—A New Audio Drama Set in 1830s New York City

Gorgeous 1940s Noir Photos of NYC and Its People by Famed Photographer Esther Bubley

Esther Bubley was born on February 16, 1921 in Phillips, Wisconsin. LIFE Magazine first hit the newsstands while Esther was a senior in High School. Inspired by the magazine, and particularly by the pictures of the Great Depression produced by the Farm Security Administration, she developed a passion for photojournalism and documentary photography. Esther … Read MoreGorgeous 1940s Noir Photos of NYC and Its People by Famed Photographer Esther Bubley