"upstate Manhattan"

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Thu Jun 13 00:39:47 UTC 2013

On Jun 12, 2013, at 7:13 PM, Dan Goodman wrote:

> From Publishers Lunch newsletter:
> Word Up Community Bookshop, the "completely implausible store" in
> Washington Heights, aka "upstate Manhattan," has successfully raised
> $60,000 on IndieGoGo from over 800 supporters. The store has signed a
> lease for a new storefront location at 2113 Amsterdam Avenue, by 165
> Street. The reopening has not been scheduled yet.
Hey, my old neighborhood.  Well, my subway station was at 163rd and Amsterdam and my junior high was at 165th and Edgecombe (a block from Amsterdam).  Not only did I never realize I was upstate, I would have considered the proposition "completely implausible".


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