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The Big Apple Cart: Street Vendors in 19th Century New York City with Dr. Cindy Lobel

Dates:
Thursday, April 28th 2011, 5:00pm - Thursday, April 28th 2011, 7:00pm
Venue:
Museum of the City Of New York
Address:
1220 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street, New York, , United States

Join Dr. Cindy Lobel of Lehman College, CUNY, for an exploration of pushcarts and street vendors in 19th century New York City. This lecture will range in topics from “hot corn girls” to oyster carts, revealing the relationship between street culture and the production and consumption of food.  Presented in conjunction with the school program Feeding the City: From Marketplaces to Green Carts.  This event is FREE and reservations to [email protected] are required.  More information here.