Professor Walks Each Of New York City's 121,000 Blocks, Writes Tell-All Book

City College Professor of Sociology Bill Helmreich decided one day to start walking his City. He started small, but kept at it, and over the next 4 years, Helmreich had walked every street in New York City — a total of 6,000 miles or about 121,000 blocks. How did he do it? Helmreich explains:

You do it one step at a time. 30 miles a week, 120 a month, 1500 a year, presto! 4 years go by and you did it.

Helmreich has written a book about his explorations titled The New York Nobody Knows: Walking 6,000 Miles in the City and it is available on Amazon for about $20.

via New York Daily News on YouTube

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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