Monday, March 23, 2009

The life and times of Mr. Zero


This Ain't the Summer of Love's Mr. Zero post is now live... Mr. Zero -- Urbain J. Ledoux -- was known for his charity relief kitchens on the Bowery in the 1920s and 1930s, among many other charitable acts....

Previously on EV Grieve:
More on Mr. Zero

4 comments:

NYCDreamin said...

Thanks again to you Grieve, and Mick as well, for pointing me in the direction of this story, one of the most fascinating and inspiring stories I have come across in a long time.

Mykola Dementiuk said...

Very cool, NYCD, I never knew his story either. I may have found the picture that started this thing going but you did all the hard work and research behind it. Keep it up, kiddo ;)))


Mick

Mykola Dementiuk

EV Grieve said...

You're welcome... Mick deserves the credit...And nicely done on the investigative work...

Ken Mac said...

love those barrels! Let em eat miso!