Newborn Puppies on Eldridge Street
Simply put, street theater is fairly easy to come by here on the Lower East Side. Like when watching swordplay in Sara D. Roosevelt Park or some sketch butcher hawking steaks on the street. Or when a half-dozen pedestrians cower beside a kiddie pool outside 139 Eldridge for no apparent reason, fawning rather audibly. Why, you ask? Ahem, a bitch and her litter of puppies.
The cute newborn pups suckling at the teet had a block of curious onlookers enamored. One bike messenger inquired about pricing for the animals – a cool $40 each. Canine street sales; only on the Lower East Side, people.