Saturday, June 21, 2014

Back in the Day @ Poe Park ~ Bronx Storytelling today!

I'm headed for "Back in the Day," at Poe Park in the Bronx later today @ 2pm for a storytelling and music festival, part of the Five Boro Story Project, a city wide effort lovingly founded and led by Bridget Bartolini. 

Bridget grew up listening to her grandparents tell tales of their past on the Upper East Side where high rents forced them out to the "boonies," South Richmond Hill, Queens. Their tellings inspired her to create a platform for unheard stories of the city to dispel negative stereotypes of the outer boroughs.

I'm going to the Bronx to hear a couple of good ones and knock around some pesky notions I learned about the da Bronx from "Car 54, Where Are You?"

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