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The 2013 Podcast Awards nominations are open!

Street life at Oak Street and New Chambers Street, 1935. This is in today’s neighborhood of Two Bridges.  Neither of these streets exist today, swept away by grand housing projects.  Sepiatown has the approximate location of where this photograph was taken. (Pic by Berenice Abbott, courtesy NYPL) The nominations for the 2013 Podcast Awards are […]

Dandies of New York: the dapper Cherry Hill Gang

Above: Another local gang of the Lower East Side, the Shirt Tails of Corlear’s Hook, most likely fought with the Cherry Hill gang, the Batavia Street gang, or maybe even both (circa 1889 pic from courtesy of Irishinnyc) We’re finally stepping away from the grime of the late 19th century, but not before giving a […]