Fish-eating, whiskey, death, and … rebirth?

Whenever I throw caution — and my bank account balance — to the wind and order another round of oysters, I think about this, one of my favorite paragraphs in all of Joseph Mitchell. He’s describing a semi-fictional character, 93-yrs-old, who hangs...

Sweets and Cheap Eats

I blogged this elsewhere last year, but this afternoon I’m leading an annual Sweets and Cheap Eats on the LES walking tour for students returning to the Residential College where I live as faculty in residence.If you were to add something to this tour, what...