~signs of spring~

April 3rd, 2014

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First signs of Lower East Side spring: Katz’s hottie winked while handing me egg salad on rye.

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Sunbeams over Orchard Street! Samuel Beckenstein was likely the inspiration for 1930s novelty song, Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long. Hear Babs sing it here.

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Actual shadows! Picked up our new readers from family-run Moscot, whose founder, Hyman Moscot arrived from Eastern Europe via Ellis Island in 1899 and got his start selling eyeglasses from a pushcart on Orchard Street.

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Mustard sundial at 1pm.

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