Walking Manhattan Sideways: Side Street Business That Have Stood the Test of Time
Author: Betsy Bober Polivy
Since 2011, Betsy Bober Polivy has been walking the side streets of Manhattan's original grid and documenting her journey through her website Manhattan Sideways (sideways.nyc). She has watched cherished shops struggle with rising rent prices and, most recently ,suffer at the hands of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. In Walking Manhattan Sideways, she celebrates those who have managed to hold on, but also pays a heartfelt tribute to the shops, restaurants, and bars that have permanently closed their doors following this incredibly difficult historic moment.
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