James and Karla Murray are the bestselling authors of Store Front - The Disappearing Face of New York, a vital and widely applauded document of city's iconic facades. In New York Nights, the Murrays take us on a new photographic journey: the city's nightlife now and through the years. This stunning body of work portrays a Gotham at play in a mythical realm of nocturnal pursuits. The Murrays have taken vivid photographs of an outstanding selections of bars & pubs, restaurants & cafes, music venues, and shops, all with historical significance and enduring after-dark aesthetics. Turning the pages of New York Nights, one can easily imagine tripping the light fantastic: perhaps starting with drinks at the KGB Bar or a walk through the East Village - window shopping at Trash and Vaudeville, moving on to an engangement at Radio City Music Hall or the Village Vanguard, followed maybe by an early morning bite at the Yaffa Cafe. Stories of a by gone New York are brought to life by words from the proprietors and employees who experienced them.
Bestselling duo James and Karla Murray return to the streets following the success of Store front- The Disappearing Face of New York to present a powerful collection of images of the Big Apple after dark. Vivid shots of bars, restaurants, music venues and shops which are both captivating and culturally significant, lead readers on a nocturnal tour of one city that never sleeps. The Murrays conduct enlightening and fascinating interviews bringing to life a bygone era whilst illuminating the dim corners of a diverse, modern metropolis.