Category Archives: music

The remnant of a LES landmark… strictly kosher.

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“East Side Women discussing price of meat….”

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Lyrics to “Mama Can Manage”

(the opening song in ‘The Great Struggle for Cheap Meat”) These streets are not very nice, not very nice and inside there the hall and the stair are not very nice Twice the number this building should hold and there’s … Continue reading

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No respect for law

“Your honor, I stood between two ladies… one had bought her man some meat.. so I gave her cover but the other hit me full upon the cheek… with a slab of liver!  Liver!  No respect for law!!!” – police … Continue reading

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The Bowery Wars – Part 1

“I am a thorough New Yorker and have no narrow prejudices.” – Timothy D. Sullivan, congressman and leader of Tammany Hall We’re getting ready to open a new music-theater piece – THE BOWERY WARS – Part 1 of a two … Continue reading

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