Everybody ought to have a Lower East Side in their life.  - Irving Berlin 

Robert Iulo has a Master’s Degree in Urban Planning from New York University. After retiring from a career with the City of New York he began writing about his experiences. His work has been published, or is forthcoming in Epiphany, Culinate, The Write Place At The Write Time, Deep South, The Museum of Americana, Story Teller and Gastronomica. He received a Writer’s Digest honorable mention for an essay, which was later published in Epiphany and a People’s Choice Award for his essay in The Storyteller. Robert has had a special feature published in The Mississippi Sun Herald about his volunteer work on the Mississippi Coast after Katrina. He lives in New York City.

Each man reads his own meaning into New York.  – Meyer Berger