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Through the month of August, Ace Hotel will display key objects from our permanent collection in their Gallery Annex. See relics of New York, including terracotta fragments of landmark skyscrapers, geological specimens from the 2nd Avenue Subway, an artifact from one of the last surviving coal-fired pizza ovens in NYC, and cultural ephemera spanning from Coney Island to the Bronx.

Join us for complimentary wine and a live DJ set at 7 PM tomorrow, August 2 as we kick off this exciting new off-site exhibition! RSVP with Ace is suggested but not required.

Ace Hotel is located at 20 W29th St. in Manhattan.…

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Book Launch party at Moscot Gallery & Music Space

FREE! Store Front II slideshow, dim sum generously provided by Nom Wah Tea Parlor, and wine at The MOSCOT Gallery & Music Space this Wednesday September 14, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 pm!

The MOSCOT Gallery & Music Space
108 Orchard Street New York, NY 10002
FREE
For more information, call (212) 477-3796

The evening will feature Store Front II photography, with a focus on the Lower East Side, and a Q&A session, followed by a book signing and reception.

MOSCOT is one of the many LES businesses featured in STORE FRONT II: A History Preserved. Nom Wah Tea Parlor is featured in our books STORE FRONT: The Disappearing Face of New York & NEW YORK NIGHTS.

James & Karla Murray Photography have produced a number of books containing photographic documentation of many shops and restaurants which became bygone within a few years after having their pictures taken.

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In Search of “Authentic” New York: A Conversation
Tuesday, May 12 at 6:30 pm

Join two of our city’s most insightful, funny writers for a spirited debate about whether there is such a thing as the “real” New York. Is it to be found in the five boroughs, or is it only a charming tale spun by Woody Allen, Jay-Z, and (now) Taylor Swift? A reception and book signing will follow.

Ian FrazierNew Yorker staff writer & author of numerous award-winning books
Elizabeth Bradley, author of the new Cityscopes guide, New York

Reserve Your Tickets
$12 and up
FREE for City Museum Members

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