Lower East Side History Project

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Eric Ferrara was curious about his own family's history since they arrived back in the 1890s. By 1991, he organized his research, connected with others from the area and turned his passion into the...  Read More


  • Tours and Excursions: "Food is not included in these very affordable jaunts, but legendary dining spots along the way include Katz, Yonah Schimmel's Knish and Little Italy."
  • Best for Tours and Excursions Because: Great insights for natives and visitors into iconic synagogues, settlement houses, the Black Hand, sweatshops, told by experts sans stereotypes. Reservations recommended.

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