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Glatt, John.

Summary: In 1968, rock promoter Bill Graham launched the Fillmore East in New York City and the Fillmore West in San Francisco, changing music forever. For three years, every major rock band played the Fillmores, performing legendary shows: Jimi Hendrix, the Grateful Dead, Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Led Zeppelin, Cream, the Allman Brothers, and many more. Author John Glatt tells the story of the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lyons Press 2014

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Summary: Pampered African Prince Akeem is a rebel who is against an arranged marriage and heads to Queens, New York to find a new bride. His regal father agrees to allow the prince 40 days to roam the U.S., sending the prince's faithful retainer Semmi along to make sure nothing untoward happens. To avoid fortune hunters, Prince Akeem conceals his true identity and gets a "regular" guy job at a fast-food...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY COM

Summary: "For the first time in print, rich, provocative first-hand stories of life in the Bronx in the twentieth century. In Bronx Faces and Voices, sixteen men and women tell their personal, uncensored stories of the New York City borough--before, during, and after the troubled years of arson, crime, abandonment, and flight in the 1970s and 1980s. The voices in this volume are as eclectic as the Bronx...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Texas Tech University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 BRO

Raab, Scott

Summary: "The powerful story of the rebuilding of the World Trade Center, featuring dozens of never-before-seen color photos by the official site photographer"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 RAA

Summary: Shot over a ten-year period, this documentary follows the changing times in New York's East Village as seen through the eyes of Josh Pais who grew up on 7th Street.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paradise Acres Productions 2003

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SEV

Martin, Wednesday.

Summary: "Like an urban Dian Fossey, Wednesday Martin decodes the primate social behaviors of Upper East Side mothers in a brilliantly original and witty memoir about her adventures assimilating into that most secretive and elite tribe. After marrying a man from the Upper East Side and moving to the neighborhood, Wednesday Martin struggled to fit in. Drawing on her background in anthropology and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MARTIN, WEDNESDAY MAR

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 Martin 2015

Fowler, Ruth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking Penguin 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOWLER, RUTH FOW

Kohn, Edward P. (Edward Parliament)

Summary: The 1896 New York heat wave that killed almost 1,500 people in ten oppressively hot days coincided with a pitched presidential contest between William McKinley and the upstart Democrat William Jennings Bryan, who arrived in New York City at the height of the catastrophe. As historian Edward P. Kohn shows, Bryan's hopes for the presidency began to flag amidst the abhorrent heat just as a bright...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 KOH

Messner, Kate

Summary: Ranger the time-traveling Golden retriever was trained for search-and-rescue and even though he did not pass the tests he has used his training on his many trips to help people caught up in disasters; now he has arrived at the World Trade Center on the morning of September 11, 2001 just as the first plane hits, and he must rescue fifth-graders Risha and Max who are trapped in the wreckage,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MES

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MES

Doctoroff, Daniel L.

Summary: Deputy Mayor Daniel L. Doctoroff led New York's dramatic and unexpected economic resurgence after the September 11 terrorist attacks. With Mayor Michael Bloomberg, he developed a remarkably ambitious five-borough economic development plan to not only recover from the attacks but to completely transform New York's economy: New neighborhoods were created. Hundreds of thousands of jobs were...

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Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 DOC

Atwood, Megan

Summary: When Olive makes up a story about a trip to Paris to impress her New York pen pal Molly, the lies quickly get out of hand, and threaten their long distance friendship.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC ATW

Summary: In the criminal justice system, sexually based crimes such as rape, torture, pedophilia, and child abuse are dealt with in New York City by a special unit of the police department known as the Special Victims Unit.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2008

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV LAW

Golenbock, Peter

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Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow/HarperCollins 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 GOL

Hayes, Bill

Summary: From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic. A bookstore where readers shout their orders from the street. A neighborhood restaurant turned to-go place where one has a shared drink--on either end of a bar--with the owner. These scenes, among many others, became the new normal as soon as the world began to face the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2020

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.71 HAY

Attenberg, Jami

Summary: "Meet Mazie Phillips: big-hearted and bawdy, she's the truth-telling proprietress of The Venice, the famed New York City movie theater. It's the Jazz Age, with romance and booze aplenty--even when Prohibition kicks in--and Mazie never turns down a night on the town. But her high spirits mask a childhood rooted in poverty, and her diary, always close at hand, holds her dearest secrets. When the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ATT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ATT

Summary: Doug fakes cardiac arrest at Carrie's work event to cover up his inability to remember her co-workers' names. Carrie scores box seats to a Mets game, only to have Doug strike out with her boss. When Doug's parents come to town, Arthur is more than happy to entertain Doug's bored mom. Arthur settles a decades-old vendetta against a game show, solves a crime of a missing wallet, and learns the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD KIN

Summary: In the final season, Doug and Carrie decide that they are through, but race each other to the airport to get their newly adopted Chinese daughter. Meanwhile Arthur decides to get married to Ava, but she is only marrying him because she thinks he's gay.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD KIN

Summary: The rebuilding Ground Zero is the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex construction project in recent American history. The struggle to develop these 16 acres of 'sacred' land has encompassed 12 years, 19 government agencies, and over $20 billion. Aside from the engineering challenges, various constituencies - politicians, developers, architects, insurers, local residents,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2014

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Summary: Series revolving around Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross--six friends living in New York City.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2006

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRI

Calhoun, Ada.

Summary: St. Marks Place in New York City has spawned countless artistic and political movements. Here Frank O’Hara caroused, Emma Goldman plotted, and the Velvet Underground wailed. But every generation of miscreant denizens believes that their era, and no other, marked the street’s apex. This idiosyncratic work of reportage tells the many layered history of the street—from its beginnings as Colonial...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974 CAL

Summary: Paul and Jamie Buchman are a neurotic couple living in Manhattan with their equally interesting friends and family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV MAD

Summary: A psychotic taxi driver tries to save a child prostitute and becomes infatuated with a political campaigner. He goes on a violent rampage when his dreams don't work out.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TAX

Stanton, Brandon

Summary: "In the summer of 2010, photographer Brandon Stanton set out on an ambitious project: to single-handedly create a photographic census of New York City. Armed with his camera, he began crisscrossing the city, covering thousands of miles on foot, all in his attempt to capture ordinary New Yorkers in the most extraordinary of moments"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 974.7 STA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 974.70022 STA

Summary: Sampson is a lion on display at a zoo in New York City's Central Park, and he holds court over all the other animals, including Nigel, a testy koala bear; Larry, a dumb but well-meaning snake; Kazar, a wildebeest with a passion for choreography; Bridget, a bright but cynical giraffe; and Benny, a squirrel who is good friends with Sampson and is trying to romance Bridget without much success....

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Walt Disney Home Entertainment 2006

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD W

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