About Thomas

Thomas R. Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, A Prairie Home Companion, New York Press, Underground Voices Magazine, Opium Magazine Online, Our Town, The West Side Spirit and Ducts. His short stories are published in Thomas Beller's, "Lost and Found: Stories from New York," Larry Canale's, "Mickey Mantle - Memories and Memorabilia," and Three Rooms Press, “Have A NYC 2.” His memoir, “I Hate the Dallas Cowboys - tales of a scrappy New York boyhood,” was published October 2014 (YBK Publishers).

His blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," was chosen by The New York Times for their Blog Roll and his weekly radio show was featured on the Centanni Broadcasting Network. His newspaper column ran in Our Town and The West Side Spirit. Thomas appeared on PBS's TV series: "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC’s “New York Nonstop,” television show and radio’s “This American Life.”

For five years, Thomas curated a monthly storytelling show, “City Stories: Stoops to Nuts,” at the Cornelia Street CafĂ© that Time Out Magazine, The New York Daily News and CBS News recommended. His photography portfolio, "River to River - New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was released in 2012 (YBK). The Cornelia Street Cafe hosted an exhibition of his photography in 2013. NBC TV, New York Press/Our Town Downtown and NY 1 TV praised the exhibit and his portfolio. You can view and purchase his New York City prints online at Thomas R. Pryor Photography.

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Anonymous said...

Lived at 85th and York from 62 to 75.Went to st. ignatz.graduated in 71 with a masters degree in catechism.We went to monicas never st. josephs too Germanic.Does anyone around here remember The Sentry Box bar on the east side of York ave?That was a real sword they had for a door pull.How about Melnikoffs the children's store just a few doors down.I wanted to be in the Knickerbocker Greys so bad.Graduated from LaSalle in 75 with a degree in cataclysm.All the Deutsche places are gone now except the Heidelberg.Delivered groceries for Gristedes.God,is a good thing they passed the dog dirt laws,ourv street smelled like a outhouse in summer especially carl Schurz park.Some people would deliberately make their dogs excrete in the middle of the sidewalk for laffs.