"upstate Manhattan"

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Thu Jun 13 01:54:35 UTC 2013

At 6/12/2013 08:39 PM, Laurence Horn wrote:
>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".

My junior high was at (or rather, higher than) 242nd and
Broadway.  If Washington Heights was "upstate Manhattan", what was
the upper Bronx??


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