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Legendary Little Italy Butcher Moe Albanese Battling COVID-19

Posted April 8, 2020 at 5:04 am

Moe Albanese, longtime Little Italy butcher and fixture of Elizabeth Street, is fighting for his life. The nonagenarian is struggling due to complications from COVID-19 infection, according to his granddaughter. “As I write this now, my grandfather is at the hospital due to complications from covid-19,” his granddaughter Jennifer Prezioso wrote on Instagram. “Moe is […]

I was a Butcher at the Meat Market of Yore; this is my Story [PHOTOS]

Posted June 11, 2019 at 5:09 am

“…So Richie…waddaya doin’ here…killing time? ” -Frankie “the Hat” In July of 1977, shortly before the Blackout, and the arrest of the notorious Son of Sam (aka David Berkowitz), I moved back to the city after a five-year stint in Lincoln, Nebraska. I had been invited to stay with a childhood friend, and his fiancé, […]

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206 Bowery to be Demolished?

Posted June 10, 2010 at 6:33 am

We received a disturbing email from a concerned reader yesterday about the fate of the Federal-style house at 206 Bowery, opposite Rivington Street.  It seems demolition might be in the cards for this slice of city history.  An eviction notice is currently pasted to its security gate.