Category Archives: Press

Radio appearances

Ben Feldman talks about Butchery on Bond Street, “Joey Reynolds Show,” WOR Radio 710 AM, July 19, 2007 David Rothenberg interviews Ben Feldman on “Any Saturday,” WBAI Radio, August 4, 2007 Joe Franklin interviews Ben Feldman on Bloomberg Radio, July 25, 2007 Dan Miller talks with Ben Feldman about Butchery on Bond Street, WVOX Radio, […]

William Niblo on CUNY’s Gotham History Blotter !

Take a gander at my illustrated article that CUNY’s Gotham History Blotter put up yesterday.  It tells the story, in brief of my current obscure object of desire, the life and times of New York’s pre-eminent tavernkeep and pleasure garden operator of the early and mid-19th century, William Niblo:

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Sol Goldberg and A Sow’s Ear in The Bowery Boogie !

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A Green-Wood Summer Respite, In Days of Yore

From April 3rd, 2012  |  Originally published in Green-Wood Discovery, Green-Wood Historian Blog by Historian Jeff Richman   Ben Feldman is fascinated by Green-Wood’s permanent residents. He has written two books, both of which were about individuals who lie at Green-Wood: Butchery on Bond Street: Sexual Politics and the Burdell-Cunningham Case in Ante-bellum New […]

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Chasing a Name Lost to Time: The New York Times

Originally published at July 2, 2011 Chasing a Name Lost to Time By JOSEPH BERGER Benjamin P. Feldman, a retired real estate investor with the time and the money to chase his enthusiasms, was rummaging through a bin at a flea market in Chelsea last winter when he came across a weathered leather change […]

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The Putnam Examiner: Tabloid Tale from the ’20s Subject of Talk at Mahopac Library

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Jewish Exponent: And All That Jazz Age

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Jewish Exponent August 27, 2009 And All That Jazz Age by Michael Elkin

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A New Article by The New York Wanderer on The Gotham History Blotter

Click here to read a new second article by me that CUNY’s Gotham History Center recently published about a most unusual boyhood of an acquaintance of mine who grew up during the early years of the Cold War on a once-derelict cabin cruiser that was berthed in Inwood boatyards in the Harlem River from […]

The Downtown Express: Butchery on Bond Street

Melissa Korn of The Downtown Express published a thorough review of Butchery on Bond Street which is quoted below in its entirety from that paper’s October 12-18, 2007 issue: In death, a dentist’s life becomes gripping By Melissa Korn There’s something oddly enthralling about a murder mystery — not just the whodunnit element, but the […]

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Investor Trades Towers for Life as an Author

Real Estate Weekly - Investor Trades Towers for Life as an Author