The Strand’s Struggle Against Landmark Labeling

The Strand’s Struggle Against Landmark Labeling

For nearly 100 years, Strand has been the most beloved independent bookstore in NYC. Boasting “18 miles of books,” it has weathered economic shifts, the rise of e-books, and competition from Amazon. It has also hosted celebrity events and made cameos in...
Remembering Stan Lee: NYC’s True Believer

Remembering Stan Lee: NYC’s True Believer

“I never thought that Spider-Man would become the world wide icon that he is. I just hoped the books would sell and I’d keep my job,” said Stan Lee in a 2006 interview with PR.com. Despite humble beginnings, Marvel’s brand has spiraled into a...
Searching For Snark At Hudson Yards: Snark Park

Searching For Snark At Hudson Yards: Snark Park

As New Yorkers, when we think of the word ‘snark’ we think of attitude. Snark is bold, and so are we. It’s difficult to believe that there’s more than one meaning to the term, but one local organization has built its whole philosophy around the...