‘Little Coney Island’ On West 110th Street, Harlem, New York 1890’s (Updated)

By Pam Tice

For a short period, perhaps less than five years, West 110th Street became an entertainment district known as “Little Coney Island,” 1890’s in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: ‘Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half’ Book

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Jacob Riis (1849-1914), a pioneering newspaper reporter and social reformer in New York at the turn of the 20th century, is the focus of a new book and exhibitions at four venues in the U.S. and Denmark. Continue Reading →