The Tenement Museum has released the schedule for "Twilight Thursdays," its special series of tours and talks, paired with discounts at restaurants and shops in the neighborhood. The series begins May 28th and goes through September. Here's the list of guest speakers:
May 28: Levittown with David Kushner. Fighting for Civil Rights in America’s legendary suburb.
June 4: Dara Horn on her new novel, All Other Nights, an espionage thriller set during the Civil War.
June 11: Across Generations: Immigrant Families in America with Nancy Foner.
June 18: Land of Lost Souls with Cadillac Man and Esquire editor Will Blythe. One man’s life on the street.
June 25: Lower East Side Stories: Tourists in New York. Featuring four professional storytellers.
July 9: Jeffrey the Butcher on his trade, his family’s LES history, and life in the Essex Street Market.
August 13: What Else But Home with Michael Rosen.
More info on the Tenement Museum's web site.