The great American steak houses are about a lot more than just good steak. They tell a key part of the American story.
The legacy of racism is everywhere in American history, from marble mansions to ordinary streetcorners. We must reckon with it.
Witness the places where some of the most shocking and terrible crimes of the 20th century occurred. Most don't look that different.
In my upcoming online interactive class, you'll not only learn about the Second World War in great depth from a Ph.D. historian, you'll see the places it happened.
History blogger David Lawlor gives his answer to Robert Horvat's question about which five streets in the world he finds the most interesting.
Two eerily similar fire disasters, one in 1911, another in 1958, occurred within a five-block area of New York. Are these tragedies somehow linked?
Ephemeral New York always has something quirky and interesting to show us about New York City. Today it's a replica WWI fighter plane parked on [...]
This accident of geography linking two great oceans looms large in our history and consciousness.
I love the historical geography of New York City, and the Ephemeral New York blog is all about it! Here's a very cool place I [...]
There really are places in the world that fit the classic literary trope of the "desert island."