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May 2024
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It is often said that we ignore history at our own peril. Richard F. Snow’s enlightening essay “Hometown” ("Letter from the Editor") in the May/June issue, and its eloquent discussion of how good “the good ol’ days” in New York really were, offers yet further proof of this point.

My wife and I also appreciated the article “Williamsburg on the Subway.” We are privileged to be the occupants of one of the landmarks it features—Gracie Mansion. Its beautiful grounds and historic furnishings, I can assure you, are sufficient cause for a first-term mayor of this great city to consider seriously seeking a second one.

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