(SIGNED LIMITED EDITION) PREORDER THE FIRST EDITION OF "NEW YORK IS DEAD? LONG LIVE NEW YORK!" by LEO JACOB, POPE OF THE BOWERY
A Signed Limited Edition (starts at 32 of 350) 9" x 12", 224 page hardcover photo-book will feature my signature style photography as well as interviews from the owners, managers and operators of some of New York City's restaurants, stores fronts as well as other New York City professionals as they operated amidst the harsh restrictions, health concerns and financial unknowns due to the Covid-19 Pandemic. The photo-book is a visual representation of those doing all they can to keep the City alive contrary to those that have been saying "New York City is dead".
The interviews will reveal their thoughts on what New York City is? What it means to them? and what they think of those that say "NYC is dead".
Some of those featured include:
Mario Carbone - Major Food Group, Sean MacPherson - Waverly Inn & The Bowery Hotel, Karim Raoul - Raoul's Restaurant, Jake Dell - Katz's Delicatessen, Niki Federman and Josh Russ Tupper - Russ & Daughters, Anthony Vitolo of Emilio's Balatto, Greg Hunt - Amsterdam Billiards, Henry-Alex Rubin - Emmy Award Winning Commercial & Film Director with Smuggler, Justin Sievers - Bar Primi, Nur Khan - Butterfly Soho, Anthony Malone - Swift Hibernian Lounge, "Spiky" Phil Meynell - Paint it Black, Roger Martinez - Il Buco, Lable Horowitz - Church Street Surplus, Howie Statland - Rivington Guitars and many, many more!
NEW YORK IS DEAD? LONG LIVE NEW YORK! will also feature exclusive tribute commentary and comments from Jason Momoa, Walton Goggins, Frank Grillo, Jack Huston, Zoe Kravitz, Sam Rockwell, Michael Raymond James, Allan Houston, Stephen Dorff and it will close with an epilogue from Jason Isbell.
A portion of the proceeds from this book will result in a donation to the ROAR NY Restaurant Health & Wellness Fund.
The book currently in production and will be delivered by December 2021. ***Subjected to international shipping delays due to global shipping disruption caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic.