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By Julia Rothman

An individual 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 historic tidbits (how the recent York Public Library lion sculptures acquired their names), idiosyncratic locations to go to (where to discover the tennis courts at Grand significant Station), interviews with locals (thoughts on love from a Hasidic Jewish landlord), and private reminiscences from becoming up within the Bronx (fried fish at Johnny's Reef)—all illuminated in her liked signature sort. A uniquely wonderful and informative urban consultant, this slice of big apple will satisfaction long island locals and viewers alike.

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TO my sister who's consistently a NYer it doesn't matter what kingdom she is in. TO Jenny and Matt for being my ceaselessly collaborators, most harsh critics and most sensible pals. TO Matty, my love, for placing up with my manhattan perspective and sharing such a lot of bagel breakfasts with me. TO Shauna for occurring such a lot of big apple adventures with me and giving me such a lot of nice principles for the publication. TO associates Liz, Jess, Grace, Dave, Abi, Jessie, Andy, Caitlin, Civi and my girls Rachael and Leah for letting me lean on you.

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