Tenement Talks – Gangsters, Murderers and Weirdos


Eric Ferrara, author of Gangsters, Murderers and Weirdos of New York City's Lower East Side, will be doing a presentation/book signing at The Tenement Museum as part of their Tenement Talks series this evening at 6:30pm (108 Orchard St. in the museum Shop). Eric is also the Executive Director of the Lower East Side History Project and the East Village Visitor Center.
The book traces the steps of "gangster legends like Charles "Lucky"
Luciano, Mery Lansky and "Bugsy Siegel — who all grew up and earned
their criminal stripes on these streets".  You can also take the
walking tour that inspired the book, this Saturday at 2:00pm. (Meet at
308 Bowery btwn E. Houston & Bleecker).