Big Town, Big Time

Big Town, Big Time

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The 100th anniversary of the creation of Greater New York via consolidation of what had previously been dozens of separate communities. These are the greatest moment in New York City history, recreated from the news and picture files of the New York Daily News. From Typhoid Mary to the opening of Yankee Stadium to the unforgettable blackout, it's a time to remember. This 224 page book is a colorful panoply of politics, culture, crime, sports, etc.... The personalities, the events, the flow of time. The Daily News, for so long the eyes and the ears of the city, chronicles the past and brings it back to life in qBig Town Big Time!qYou could thank the war for the dimouts. too Coney Islanda#39;s millions of light bulbs were gone now. and the ocean went dark every night. ... The Mile Sky Chaser and the Tango Palace and the Dragona#39;s Gorge and the gondolas and the minarets were still here, and ... Twelve thousand persons scrambled out of Luna Park as workers led the circus dogs and ponies to safety. ... So were nearly 20 old wooden trolley cars when sparks showered down on a BMT storage barn at Avenue X andanbsp;...

Title:Big Town, Big Time
Author:Jay Maeder
Publisher:Sports Publishing LLC - 1998-12-01


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