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Kevin Baker introduced fellow author, Kat Long, at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum this last Thursday. Long talked about her new book, “The Forbidden Apple: A Century of Sex & Sin in New York City.” The Museum’s shop was packed for the latest installment of “Tenement Talks.” Coming up this Thursday, Stephen Wolf, editor of “I Speak of the City: Poems of New York.” More information on The Tenement Museum’s web site.

Palm Sunday, St. Mary’s Church on Grand Street.



The neighborhood mourns the loss of “Good World Bar” on Orchard Street below Canal. The bar’s owners are now operating “White Slab Palace,” at the corner of Allen and Delancey. We shall see what, if anything, goes up at 3 Orchard Street, where “Good World” served up drinks and a great burger for 10 years.


A beautiful afternoon had lots of people craving Guss’ pickles on Sunday.



The film crew for Nicholas Cage’s “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” making Chinatown look, well, more Chinese. These photos were taken on Eldridge Street Sunday. The movie is shooting in New York for four months.

Posted by: Ed Litvak

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