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The Tenement, Revisited

(Rita Ascione, at The New York Tenement Museum. Photo by Damon Winter)

Rita Ascione, the last remaining former resident of 97 Orchard Street, now the New York Tenement Museum, recently made a pilgrimage back to her former home. 219 more words

Morphing Landscapes

Murder Alley, Chinatown

(Doyers Street, aka “Murder Alley”, Chinatown, New York)

A curious bend in the street at The Lower East Side’s most infamous spot, Murder Alley, lives on in history and in the imagination. 327 more words


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PRESS: "Someone Had Just Died on the Dance Floor:" True Tales of '80s Nightlife Insanity by Michael Musto

PAPERMAG, October 9, 2014

‘It’s arguable whether New York used to be better than it is now, but it was definitely wilder — a time when crack addicts outnumbered strollers and bohemian life was so vital that major club events would have even more people waiting to get in than line up today for organic clam dip at Trader Joe’s. 1,025 more words

Stonewall Inn

New York Stories: Life Without Zoe (1989)

Chanel Coco body lotion and a Chanel nail polish on Zoe’s bedside table.

I’m posting a picture of Rouge Noir because it’s the first Chanel dark polish which comes to my mind, but it’s clear it can’t be the shade seen in this film. 16 more words

Skincare In Movies