Tag Archives: Jewish

Make ‘Em Laugh

Before Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, before Madeline Kahn and Gilda Radner, before Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett – there was Fanny Brice, the first Queen of Comedy. The original funny girl. While the Tenement Museum focuses on the ordinary … Read more…

Passover at the Lustgarten Butcher Shop

This week marks the Jewish holiday of Passover, or Pesach. To celebrate, we’re remembering the Lustgarten family, who ran a kosher butcher store at 97 Orchard Street more than a century ago.  If you’ve experienced our Shop Life tour, you … Read more…