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Place Explorer: Folklife

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Place Name Neighborhood Borough
4W Circle of Art & Enterprise (former) Fort Greene Brooklyn Women's collaborative store offering African-inspired goods
647 Hudson St. "Almanac House" West Village Manhattan Former home of singer Woody Guthrie & the Almanac Singers
Almanac House Greenwich Village Manhattan Residence of folk revival musicians, the Almanac Singers
Black Madonna Chapel & Phoenix Bar East Village Manhattan Storefront chapel to the Black Madonna, now Phoenix Bar
Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden Astoria Queens Czech and Slovak cultural center, restaurant and beer garden
Casita Rincón Criollo Melrose Bronx The oldest and largest casita in New York
Chinatown Senior Citizens' Center Chinatown Manhattan A place for Chinatown seniors to participate together in traditional culture
Christ Assembly Lutheran Church Stapleton Staten Island African Immigrant Ministry on Staten Island
City Lore Lower East Side Manhattan New York City's center for urban folk culture
Coney Island History Project Coney Island Brooklyn Exhibition center and oral history archive showcasing Coney Island past and present
Estonian House Murray Hill Manhattan Estonian cultural center, offering a restaurant and Estonian language classes
Eusko Etxea (formerly Centro Vasco) Greenpoint Brooklyn Basque cultural center offering events and Euskera language classes
Federation of Black Cowboys Howard Beach Queens A slice of the American West in Queens
Gaelic Park Kingsbridge Bronx Sports arena and gathering place enjoyed by Irish immigrants
Gran Bwa Prospect Lefferts Gardens Brooklyn Venerated Haitian gathering site in Prospect Park
Guss' Pickles Lower East Side Manhattan Offers pickles made from scratch and sold in barrels
Hua Mei Bird Garden Lower East Side Manhattan Community garden in Sara Delano Roosevelt Park that houses beautiful songbirds
JCR Percussion High Bridge Bronx Source for specialty percussion instruments for Latin music
Kehila Kedosha Janina Synagogue Chinatown Manhattan Greek Jewish synagogue on the National Register of Historic Places
Mariachi Academy of New York East Harlem Manhattan School dedicated to teaching a Mexican musical tradition
Martinez Cigar Shop Midtown South Manhattan Makes and sells hand-rolled cigars
Original Blackfoot Mas Camp East Flatbush Brooklyn Storefront where costumes are made for the West-Indian Day Parade
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Grotto Rosebank Staten Island The city's most elaborate yard shrine
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church East Harlem Manhattan One of the earliest Italian parishes, now with multiethnic congregation
Russian Turkish Baths East Village Manhattan Public bath house in the Russian & Turkish tradition
Surma Book and Music Company East Village Manhattan A store selling all sorts of Ukrainian goods
Veggie Castle Mas Camp Prospect Park South Brooklyn Here, costumes are made for the West-Indian Day parade