By Julia Rothman
Someone who hearts long island will love this illustrated homage to town. Artist, writer, and New Yorker Julia Rothman brings humor and tenderness to an eclectic collection of old tidbits (how the recent York Public Library lion sculptures bought their names), idiosyncratic locations to go to (where to discover the tennis courts at Grand crucial Station), interviews with locals (thoughts on love from a Hasidic Jewish landlord), and private reminiscences from growing to be up within the Bronx (fried fish at Johnny's Reef)—all illuminated in her cherished signature type. A uniquely pleasing and informative urban consultant, this slice of ny will satisfaction ny locals and viewers alike.
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