Monday, December 13, 2010

The International Silver String Submarine Band

There’s been a Pryor on York Avenue since 1896. They tried giving us the 23 skidoo, but my brother, Rory, told them to kiss his…

When all else fails, Rory wheels out the International Silver String Submarine Band...

"He flies through the air, with the greatest of ease"

Tomorrow night @ 6pm @ Cornelia Street Cafe telling is the ticket.

Tuesday, Dec 14 - 6:00PM

Barbara Aliprantis

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“Year End Festival Celebrating 14 Years of Storytelling”

No theme, no judging, no contest, just great fun, and stories with heart

Featured Teller: Thomas Pryor

and Cameo slots (5/7 minute limit) for as many tellers time will allow!

Thomas Pryor's work has appeared in The New York Times, Mr. Beller's Neighborhood, A Prairie Home Companion, New York Press, Underground Voices Magazine, Opium Magazine Online, Our Town and Ducts. His story, "Madame Butterfly Goes Down" is part of Thomas Beller's anthology, Lost and Found: Stories from New York. He's written his first book, Yorkville: Stoops to Nuts. His blog is listed in the “Blog Roll” of The New York Times and his weekly radio show is featured on the Centanni Broadcasting Network. Recently, Thomas appeared on Channel 13's TV series, "Baseball: A New York Love Story."

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Anonymous said...

Great story! Kind of seems like you could be a regular guy in those days and keep a car in New York. Now cars in the city are a luxury only the rich (or at least affluent)can afford. They never shoulda tore down that 3rd avenue L. THATS where all the trouble started!

Thomas Pryor said...

Thank you, the 3rd Ave El must have been something, gave the neighborhood a sense that on each side of it was another world.