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Posts Tagged ‘ lower east side ’

Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

June 30, 2014
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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

All-of-a-Kind Family, the mid-century classic Sydney Taylor children’s series of Lower East Side literature, is back! And not in an “Oh how awful, they tarted up 80′s kid favorite Strawberry Shortcake” kind of way. Lizzie Skurnick has gone from reminiscing fondly about the books for Jezebel to re-releasing the novels—about…

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A Dear Abby For The Lower East Side

June 2, 2014
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Liana Finck’s graphic novel A Bintel Brief blends history and imagination to create an experience that is…

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The Sturgeon Queens of the Lower East Side

March 4, 2014
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Joel Russ started selling pickled herring from a pushcart on Hester Street in the 1910s, and later made history…

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West Side Story, The Catholic-Jewish Version

September 3, 2013
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Imagine gritty NYC streets in the 1950s. An…

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Lower Manhattan Supernatural

June 4, 2013
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Every culture has its superstitions and its supermen:…

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Unterzakhn: The Graphic Novel

February 21, 2013
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In the beginning, there was the Lower East Side –…

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Old Jewish Men

December 10, 2012
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Remember Garbage Pail Kids? Those drawings of Cabbage Patch…

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The Jewish Dictators Who Invented Punk Rock

September 24, 2012
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1977 was the year punk rock — lead…

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When Harlem Was Jewish

June 17, 2010
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When harlem was jewish

Historically Jewish neighborhoods in New York usually call to mind crunchy…

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