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No one is sure exactly when but Cross Lane was renamed in honor of Samuel Jones, a prominent lawyer popularly known as the “Father Of The New York Bar” in the late 1700s. The part east of Lafayette Street is usually called Shinbone Alley. It curves not once but twice, intersecting four streets along its route…, Jones Alley (center) intersecting with Lafayette Street.

It’s possible that early 20th Century Illinois author Don Marquis used Shinbone Alley as the setting for his Archy + Mehitabel stories, about a talking cockroach, Archy, and Mehitabel, an alley … Jones Alley, an L-shaped alley running between Great Jones Street and Lafayette Street, was named for Samuel Jones, lawyer and “Father Of The New York Bar” in 1789. Shinbone Alley Curator at Shinbone Alley

Jones also served as New York City’s first comptroller. The perfect size Whiskey Cup, satin smooth and handmade. Four woodland critter designs available.

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It ran north to the middle of the block, then west to a point about 150 feet east of Broadway, then north again, crossing Bond and Great Jones Street to a dead end about 45 feet south of East 4th Street. Shinbone Alley from Lafayette Street, opposite Jones Alley. The black-and-white hair-on-hide leather belt fits her many styles, from rock-and-roll casual to boardroom sophistication.

Forgotten New York was the first-ever recipient of Outstanding New York City Website by the Guides Association of New York City in March 2015! The name “Shinbone Alley” is revered in story and song. The butter Dish reinvented… how clever this one is! Soho, the Manhattan region south of Houston Street, conceals one such alley that has actually been divided into two. The brown-and-white leather hair-on-cowhide belt fits her many styles, from boardroom sophistication to casual. This adorably charming balaclava with baby elephant ears for toddlers will keep your child warm and smiling all winter long. With an expanded book, the addition of several lengthy ballet sequences, and a cast of animal characters, the rechristened Shinbone Alley preceded Cats by a couple of decades and was a precursor of the far more successful Andrew Lloyd Webberhit. With Carol Channing, Eddie Bracken, Alan Reed, John Carradine. The bobbles have it on our tiny tots favorite hand knit sweater. East side of Jones Alley. A look at Shinbone Alley from Bleecker, as well as a peek at its oft-stolen street sign, can be seen on FNY’s Alleys of Soho & Noho. Its only extant street sign can be found here. That’s the reason your webmaster has attempted to ferret out the hidden laneways and terraces each borough has to offer and rejoices when any particular obscurity surfaces. Our story begins, according to Gil Tauber of oldstreets, in 1806, when a laneway called at first Cross Lane was laid out beginning at Bleecker opposite Mott. Always trying to add interest to your table, Montes Doggett nailed it with this creative footed gravy boat. 40-01 Little Neck Parkway 24A Little Neck, NY 11363. The slang term “jones,” meaning an addiction to drugs, is said to have originated among addicts who lived in Jones Alley.

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