Recap: Ninth Annual International Pickle Day

Posted on: October 5th, 2009 at 6:25 am by

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Under beautiful partly cloudy skies, the Ninth Annual NYC International Pickle Day was held yesterday in the Municipal Parking Lot at the corner of Ludlow and Broome Streets.  This year’s celebration of pickled fare was somewhat overshadowed by the noticeable absence of Guss’ Pickles from the group of vendors.  They remained in their soon-to-be-vacant 87 Orchard Street locale.

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However, that didn’t deter throngs of people from descending upon the neighborhood to celebrate pickling.  Long lines snaked through the parking lot to sample random pickled treats – turnips, beets, green beans, etc – all while a trio of skilled musicians provided soundtrack.

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