Tag: history

Beyond The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Memorial

Since earliest childhood, Suzanne Pred Bass has known about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, a workplace tragedy that took the lives of 146 workers, 123 women and 23 men, on March 25, 1911. For example, she learned about her great aunt Katies’ dramatic escape from the fire — that she grabbed hold of a cable… Read more »

Remembering Lori Zabar

Nora Ephron called Zabar’s, “The most rambunctious and chaotic of all delicatessens, with one foot in the Old World and the other in the vanguard of every fast-breaking food move in the city.”  Lori Zabar had a keen appreciation for both the old and the new and as such, she was the perfect chronicler for this story.