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Sweet Grapes Wine Bar Becomes ‘Old Man Hustle’ on Essex Street

Posted August 7, 2013 at 6:00 am

At first we thought the so-called “old man hustle” was just a clever name for a happy hour special at the Sweet Grapes Wine Bar. Not so. In fact, that’s precisely the new identity of this Seward Park bar, a change which occurred within the last couple weeks. Still the same owners, though – the […]


Tenement Talk: 6 Questions with Rev Jen About Museum Departure

Posted May 30, 2013 at 10:36 am

We broke news before the holiday that the Tenement Museum is embroiled in drama, reportedly axing more than 10 longtime employees in a short timeframe. Rev Jen talks to us about what’s been happening.

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Rev Jen Speaks Out About Tenement Museum Firings

Posted May 24, 2013 at 5:32 am

Within the last few months, the neighborhood institution axed much of its staff. Rev Jen, known around these parts for her unique Troll Museum, was one of the unfortunate.

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Report: Turmoil at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum

Posted May 22, 2013 at 9:36 am

It appears that over the past year, several highly-dedicated and passionate employees ranging from full time to per diem at this neighborhood institution have been forced to resign, were fired or bullied until they had no option except quitting.

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122-124 Orchard: The Home of Reverend Jen’s Troll Museum and…

Posted July 24, 2012 at 11:29 am

It was 2006 and in my ever-expanding Rolodex of kickass people in my life, I had yet to befriend a Reverend or an Elf, so when I met Jen Miller, my mission was realized.

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Recap: Ladies of the Lower East Side

Last modified August 11, 2012 at 11:45 am

Last Thursday night, three quintessential Lower East Side performers proudly spoke about their work, offering no apologies. We got the recap for ya after the jump!