“St. Mark’s is Dead”: Ada Calhoun explores the long history of the hippest street in New York
Author Ada Calhoun joins Rick Kogan on After Hours to talk about her new book, St. Mark’s is Dead: The Many Lives of America’s Hippest Street. Calhoun details the long history of St. Mark’s Place in Manhattan’s East Village neighborhood, the street’s status as a center of artistic creativity and political activism, and through comparing her own experience growing up on St. Mark’s Place to other accounts from other eras, she finds that everyone has a different idea of when “St. Marks died”.