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Daughter of Vegetable Peeler Joe Ades Keeps Tradition Alive

Erin Zimmer 9 comments

Three weeks after the death of Joe Ades, Manhattan's legendary vegetable peeler peddler, his daughter Ruth Ades-Laurent has taken over the family business. More

Photo of the Day: Tribute to Joe Ades

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Photograph from juanamarie33 on Flickr A photo within a photo, in this case. A nice memorial to Joe Ades in Union Square, appropriately with a carrot peel wreath, where he might have been peeling this very minute. Previously: Legendary... More

Legendary NYC Vegetable Peeler Salesman Joe Ades, 75

Adam Kuban 38 comments

"... no one believed his answer to the 'So what do you do?' question: 'I sell potato peelers on the street.'" One of Joe Ades' vegetable peelers. Photograph from La Mariposa on Flickr If you live in New York or... More

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