Jo-Anne Elikann was born in Brooklyn, grew up in Queens, and lives in Manhattan. A freelance writer, artist, and photographer, her proudest achievement is having raised six children in an NYC apartment. She's a New Yorker through and through; a lifelong explorer of its incredible nooks and crannies.
...more often than not, the entries offer some insight or unusual fact that makes this collection sparkle. -- June Sawyers Chicago Tribune, September 8, 2015