Thomas R. Pryor


Thomas R. Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, A Prairie Home Companion, New York Press, Underground Voices Magazine, Opium Magazine Online, Our Town, The West Side Spirit and Ducts. His short stories are published in Thomas Beller's, "Lost and Found: Stories from New York," Larry Canale's, "Mickey Mantle - Memories and Memorabilia," and Three Rooms Press, “Have A NYC 2.” His memoir, “I Hate the Dallas Cowboys - tales of a scrappy New York boyhood,” was published October 2014 (YBK Publishers).

His blog: "Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts," was chosen by The New York Times for their Blog Roll and his weekly radio show was featured on the Centanni Broadcasting Network. His newspaper column ran in Our Town and The West Side Spirit. Thomas appeared on PBS's TV series: "Baseball: A New York Love Story," NBC’s “New York Nonstop,” television show and radio’s “This American Life.”

For five years, Thomas curated a monthly storytelling show, “City Stories: Stoops to Nuts,” at the Cornelia Street Café that Time Out Magazine, The New York Daily News and CBS News recommended. His photography portfolio, "River to River - New York Scenes From a Bicycle," was released in 2012 (YBK). The Cornelia Street Cafe hosted an exhibition of his photography in 2013. NBC TV, New York Press/Our Town Downtown and NY 1 TV praised the exhibit and his portfolio. You can view and purchase his New York City prints online at Thomas R. Pryor Photography.



The Irish Riviera

From Queens &Rockaway Beach about , , , , ,
Published on: 07/11/2021

Yorkville Summer 1965

From Yorkville about , , , , , ,
Published on: 10/06/2019

Someone Should Keep an Eye on Him

From Union Square about , , , , ,
Published on: 04/29/2015

Two Guys Talking on the Corner

From Yorkville about , , , ,
Published on: 01/06/2015

There Will Be Blood

From Yorkville about , , , , , ,
Published on: 04/23/2014

Instantly, Life Got Better

From Upper East Side about , , , , ,
Published on: 02/19/2014

Giving Thanks to Mom

From Uncategorized
Published on: 01/05/2014

The Love Seat (A Ghost Story)

From Yorkville about , , , , , , ,
Published on: 10/21/2012

January 25, 1987

From Letter From Abroad about ,
Published on: 02/03/2012

I Can’t Go!

From Lower Manhattan about ,
Published on: 08/16/2011

Stuff in Stockings

From Yorkville about , ,
Published on: 03/20/2011

Thanksgiving 1961

From Yorkville
Published on: 11/24/2010

Dad Shot Thumper

From Yorkville about , ,
Published on: 06/19/2010

At the Polo Grounds

From East Harlem &Yorkville about , ,
Published on: 04/06/2010

The Holy Cart

From Upper East Side about
Published on: 06/08/2009

Schadenfreude — How Bout Those Boys?

From Upper East Side about
Published on: 12/13/2008

Madame Butterfly Goes Down

From All Over &Manhattan about
Published on: 05/04/2008


From Outer Boroughs &Queens about ,
Published on: 12/31/2006

A Barber’s Portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm

From Upper East Side about
Published on: 12/31/2006

Developing a Habit

From Upper East Side about ,
Published on: 05/24/2006