NYC Holiday Trivia | Episode 174

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Get your latkes and your lussekatter, your pasteles and your pecan pie ready for this evening of holiday trivia! The holidays will be unlike any other this year, so we will have questions looking back at the history of New York City during the holiday season. Between rounds, we will have special guests Sibyl McCormac Groff, author of A New York Christmas: Ho-Ho-Ho at Gothamtide, who will share her knowledge of Rockefeller Center and holiday history, and Rev Jen Miller, artist and author of Elf Girl, who is also a graduate of Bloomingdale’s Christmas Elf Academy. Join us for a joyous and fun holiday evening!

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Best New York City Books from Our Members

At our December member happy hour, we invited participants to share some of their favorite books about New York City, in any genre – fiction, nonfiction, poetry, photography, travel – and our members did not disappoint! Many showed off their extensive collections, and some even have entire shelves dedicated to nothing but books about the city.

We collectively compiled a list of over 30 books, which you can find below, and we’ll continue to add to it (you can also join our group on GoodReads). Many make great holiday gifts, some are long out of print, and a few were featured on our virtual programs, including John Tebeau’s loving tribute to New York’s best bars and restaurants, and Jennifer Egan’s Brooklyn Navy Yard bestseller Manhattan Beach.

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