Rebecca Dalzell is a writer and researcher who explores far-flung corners of New York by bike. Tell her where to go: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sounds can take us home—even when that home belongs to someone else, and the sounds are of obscure gardening comedy.
As the New York Times kills its City section this month, New York loses a fine way of knowing itself. Paying tribute to all the Joseph Mitchells and Joe Goulds.