Sunday, February 7, 2016, at 2 p.m. Warwick Albert Wisner Library Warwick, New York I’m taking the Hatching Cat on the road! My very first presentation will be on February 7 at the Warwick Albert Wisner Library, which was just named the Best Small Library in America 2016 by Library Journal. Over the next year […]
Archive for January, 2016
Tags: Cat Stories, New York History, Old New York
Tags: Dorothy Day, Herman C. Oechsli, New York History, Peter Maurin Farm, Sandy Ground, Staten Island, Staten Island Chuck
Here’s a silly story about a hog from Staten Island’s Sandy Ground community, which has an interesting historical connection to Dorothy Day, the renowned journalist and Catholic social activist.
Tags: Duke of Veragua, Francis W. Dickins, New York History, Old New York, Thomas F. Gilroy
Miss Bridget Cork, a dark gray Irish cat, arrived at New York City Hall on February 14, 1894.