29 Jul '17, 5pm

Weekend reads. On the blog: how one man walked all of NYC (in his Rockports) & wrote a book about it.

William Helmreich, native New Yorker, writer and professor of sociology at the City College of New York, has walked almost every street in New York City. He’s the author of award winning “The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City” and “The Brooklyn Nobody Knows” – the first of five planned walking guides, one for each borough of New York City. We got the chance to catch up with him on the highs and lows of his journey and why Rockport is his shoe of choice. You walked more than 6,000 miles for your first book about exploring the city, The New York Nobody Knows . What inspired you to do this? When I was nine years old, my father and I played a game called “Last Stop.” We took a subway from the 103rd Street station on Manhattan’s Upper West Side to the last stop, switching to other subways as needed. When we ran out of last stops, we’d go to the second to la...

Full article: http://www.rockport.com/bill-helmreich-in-his-shoes-for-6...

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