Author Archives: Patricia Glowinski

About Patricia Glowinski

Trained as both a librarian and archivist (MLIS from Pratt Institute), I've had the pleasure of working at some great NYC institutions. When not working on the CLIR survey project, you'll find me hoofing it around the city, looking above store windows, gazing at the city I love.

The Double Life of Don Francione

I didn’t mean to imply anything sinister by the title of this post about Don Francione. I’m just pointing out that he was able to do something in life that many of us only dream about–to spend our lives doing … Continue reading

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“We Live in Brooklyn, Baby”

Several weeks ago I attended the Roy Ayers concert at SummerStage (here’s the live performance) in Central Park. It was a gorgeous evening, with a crowd that probably represented six of the seven continents. When Ayers played Harry Whitaker‘s song, … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Shore

Once described as the “nation’s playground,”  (well, at least in the image above) the Brooklyn shore used to be the hot place to holiday. Except, back then, it was less Snooki, and more on par with a holiday Monsieur Hulot … Continue reading

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In Like a Lion, and Out Like a Lamb?

Judging from the collective grumblings of fellow New Yorkers, we’ve had it with winter. March has indeed shown very lion-like characteristics and so far April has been nothing but a copycat. Enough. I’m just waiting for that one spring day … Continue reading

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Engineering Love

As the Archives Survey Team enters into our ninth month on the CLIR survey project, we’ve had our share of surveying interesting archival collections, be they large or small. Recently we’ve come across a surprisingly fantastic little collection, the Brooklyn … Continue reading

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