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The book, about an actual New York event more than 100 years ago, tells how an immigrant family sold Mama’s knishes from a pushcart on the Lower East Side, and then opened the first knish store on Rivington Street.
Ragmen with pushcarts then, punks with switchblades now.
Another relative success story is Elpidio Fernandez, a 78-year-old who sells coconut and passion fruit ice cream from a pushcart on the streets of San Juan and has a supplier with a generator.
Wander the woods on a mile of trail and glimpse a sublimely secluded group campsite for which pushcarts facilitate gear toting.
The heavy wooden pushcart was replaced by a horse and wagon, then replaced again in 1927 by a truck — the truck’s motor powered the wheel, bringing an end to the era of foot-pedaling.
A vintage library pushcart became a bedside bookshelf, and an assortment of stools found a new home at a table with a base made from rusty anchor chain.
Mr. Braziller recalled his century of contrasts: a son of Russian immigrants and a high school dropout, whose father died before he was born and whose mother sold old clothes from a pushcart.
Some of his contemporaries sold old plumbing parts or fruit and vegetables from pushcarts set up in the middle of Maxwell Street, not far from where that sign now forbids it.
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