Hidden Waters of New York City: A History and Guide to 101 Forgotten Lakes, Ponds, Creeks, and Streams in the Five Boroughs ...
Matthew Spencer

Minetta Brook, which ran through today's Greenwich VillageCollect Pond in the Financial District, the city's first water sourceNewtown Creek, separating Brooklyn and QueensBronx River, still a hotspot for urban canoeing and hikingFilled with eye-opening historical anecdotes and walking tours of all five boroughs, this is a side of New York City you've never seen.