Monday, April 19, 2010

Simon Botwinik's Death

In this post and also in this one, my great aunt Ruthie and first cousin once removed Joe Adler offer oral history about Simon Botwinik, i.e "Simon untha nose." Now, Hank Jablonski has sent me the death notice for Mr. Botwinik, who apparently passed away in 1990.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

The Last Cafeteria

From New York Magazine, October 16 1983: "They were places to kibitz and nosh and argue the fate of the world. And now they're almost gone..."

Sunday, April 04, 2010

Dubrow's newspaper clipping

Well, Henry Jablonski and his family have really come through! As promised, his children came home to visit for Easter and helped Mr. Jablonski and his wife upload 32 pictures and articles about Dubrow's, which they they sent to me. What a treasure trove! Here's the first of the bunch.