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Live in Las Vegas: James Roman’s Chronicles of Old Las Vegas

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To celebrate the new Chronicles of Old Las Vegas, Museyon author James Roman will be making a special appearance at the Clark County Library this Saturday, April 5, for the Spring Fling Book Fair. The FREE event starts 11 a.m., and Jim will kick things off with a seminar in the library’s Jewel Box Theater. Stop by to learn tips ... Read More »

Spotlight On: Fraunces Tavern

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Built in 1719, Fraunces Tavern was originally an elegant home for the merchant Stephan DeLancy and his family. But when tavern-keepe, Samuel Fraunces bought the building in 1762 and christened it with his name, the building became transformed into one of the most popular taverns in the area. Located on the corner of Pearl and Broad streets, the tavern played ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National Arts Club

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A private club opened in 1898, the National Arts Club was founded by Charles De Kay, a literary and art critic, with the intent “to stimulate, foster and promote public interest in the arts and educate the American people in the fine arts,” a mission which the club still endorses. Looking for a permanent residence for creative individuals to gather, ... Read More »

Spotlight On: The National September 11 Memorial & Museum

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  Opening on September 12, 2011—10 years after the devastating terrorist attacks on New York and Washington D.C.—the 9/11 Memorial will open publicly at the World Trade Center Complex in honor of those who died in the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and in the plane crash near Shanksville, PA, as well the six individuals who died in ... Read More »

Chronicles: Lamartine Place

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The row houses on West 29th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue, in New York might look like many of the older townhouses scattered around Manhattan, except the ones on 29th St hold a significant and often overlooked place in the city’s history.   Built in 1846, this row of houses, situated on what was then Lamartine Place, during the ... Read More »

Chronicles: Event Tomorrow in LA

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Chronicles of Old New York author James Roman will be in LA tomorrow at renowned indie bookstore Book Soup for a presentation of the history of New York as well as a signing.   The event starts at 7pm and you can rsvp on our Facebook event page here.   Unable to make it but still want James to sign ... Read More »

Chronicles: Library Talk Photos!

Thank you to all 176 people who came out to the Mid-Manhattan Library last evening for our talk with author James Roman! It was the biggest crowd they had seen in months! Check out our Flickr stream below and if you were there, make sure and tag yourself in the photos on Facebook.   Read More »

Chronicles: Walking Tour Photos!

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  Saturday, Chronicles of Old New York author James Roman braved the 96 degree heat to lead a group of intrepid history fans through Greenwich Village, SoHo and NoLita; beginning at Washington Square Park’s Hangman’s Elm and ending at independent bookstore McNally Jackson on Prince Street.   The turnout was tremendous and a big thanks to all who came! Check ... Read More »

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