It Happened in New York

Book Description

Newly revised and updated, this book features thirty lively stories written for history buffs of all ages.From the purchase of Manhattan for just under twenty-four dollars to the falling of Niagara Falls readers will learn about the colorful, sometimes wacky, history of New York.

About Capo, Fran

Freelance writer and comedienne Fran Capo has appeared on more than 250 television shows and is the co-creator of the world's first cybersitcom, The Estrogen Files: Money, Men and Motherhood, and co-author of Globe Pequot's It Happened in New York and It Happened in Pennsylvania. Fran is also the Guinness Book of World Records' Fastest Talking Female. She lives in Howard Beach, New York.
Frank Borzellieri is a graduate of St. John's University, which he attended on a scholarship. He works as a journalist and editorialist and has been published in major publications such as USA Today and Newsday. He has appeared on hundreds of television and radio programs, including 20/20, Geraldo Rivera, Ricki Lake, and Good Morning America.