The Museum at Eldridge Street in New York City will host “Mamas with Chutzpah Walking Tour,” a special walking tour looking at the women who both witnessed and shaped social, artistic, financial, and political change on the Lower East Side from the late 19th to the early 20th century, set for Sunday, March 12th. [Read more…] about Lower East Side Womens History Walking Tour
Museum at Eldridge Street
A History of the Lower East Side Food Tour
The Museum at Eldridge Street has announced “Eldridge Eats: A History of the Lower East Side Food Tour,” a walking tour set for Monday, March 5th. [Read more…] about A History of the Lower East Side Food Tour
Irving Berlin: America’s Unlikely Composer
Irving Berlin’s family immigrated to the Lower East Side in the late 19th century to escape persecution in Eastern Europe. As a young teenager, Berlin joined the ranks of the other young singers who performed ballads on the Bowery in New York City.
Irving Berlin (born Israel Baline) rose from these most humble of origins to become one of America’s most prolific songwriters. [Read more…] about Irving Berlin: America’s Unlikely Composer