Posts Tagged ‘Tenement Museum’

An Unorthodox Rebellion: How Deborah Feldman left her community and found her voice

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in A Trip Through the Archives, Arts & Film, News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

As 25-year-old Deborah Feldman slides into a booth at an Upper East Side restaurant, wearing a trendy leather jacket and knitted blue sweater, it is difficult to imagine the path she took to get to this exact point in her life, a journey she details in her debut memoir, Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My [&hellip
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The Delancey Underground

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town Downtown, Politics

Rendering courtesy of raad studio. While the West Side has the High Line, the East Side could get the LowLine Over 80 years ago, Dan Barasch’s grandparents on both sides ended up in the Lower East Side after emigrating from Italy and Russia. While his family eventually set up stakes in other neighborhoods and he settled in the East Village—which [&hellip
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Vice City: How Roosevelt tried-and failed-to clean up NYC

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Books, Our Town Downtown

Richard Zacks. Photo by Kristine Y. Dahl. By Courtney Holbrook Whether he’s researching the strange methods of 19th-century scientists or on the trail of 17th-century pirates, author, historian and journalist Richard Zacks has an eye for the juicy bits in history. Now, the bestselling author of The Pirate Hunter: The True Story of Captain Kidd and three other books has a new [&hellip
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