What makes New York unique? This riveting volume of articles, photographs and illustrations from the city's premier chronicle of history and culture explores the streets, the people, neighborhoods, buildings, politics and sport of 'the city that never sleeps'. More than 200 articles by well-known journalists from one of the world's most pre-eminent newspapers chronicle the history of one of the world's most influential cities. This book discusses about: the opening of the subway in 1904; the Son of Sam murders; jazz clubs in the 1920s; the 1977 and 2004 blackouts; the end of the color barrier in baseball; the fall of Tammany Hall and corruption at city hall; and, the 9/11 attacks. Articles are reproduced word for word and are beautifully illustrated with photographs, cartoons, maps, graphs and illustrations to enhance the reading experience. "The New York Times" is one of the world's most respected newspapers, with 92 Pulitzer Prizes and citations for journalism to its credit.