Tim Weiner

Tim Weiner
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Tue, 10/23/2018 - 10:44
When did you live in SoHo?

Worked @ SoHo News

Where did you live in SoHo?

Worked @ SoHo (Weekly) News 1979-1981

What was your occupation when you lived in SoHo?

See above

What do you miss most about SoHo in the 1970s?

Music, art, culture, street life, the sense that anything and everything could happen. Oh, and friends and colleagues at the SoHo News. I was 22, 23, 24 years old.

What do you miss least about SoHo in the 1970s?

The advent of hard drugs. And the inexorable rise of greed.

If you no longer live in SoHo, why did you leave?

After working as a reporter at SoHo News, went on to the Philadelphia Inquirer and The New York Times, wrote five books, won a couple of Pulitzer Prizes and the National Book Award, still writing books and journalism, but living above 14th Street, for better or worse.

What is your most vivid SoHo memory?

Using my SoHo News press pass to go to the Mudd Club about 100 times.

Is there anything else you would like to add to your profile?

I have practiced oral history and would be happy to contribute my two cents.