Royal Young shares a story on growing up in the Lower East Side at the PenTales – BMW Guggenheim Lab event

BLOG,Home November 22, 2011 16:58

Since its Thanksgiving and many of you are getting ready to face family and home, we thought it only fitting to continue to explore the HOME topic through some of the stories you’ve shared with us. At a recent PenTales storytelling event, writer Royal Young told us about growing up in the Lower East Side in the 80s and 90s, alongside hookers and addicts. He’s nostalgic for a time many would wish away. But who can blame him? Don’t we all – to some extent – want the streets that were ours as a child to remain ours as an adult?