Saturday, October 10, 2009

Mazie Phillips-Gordon: The Queen Of The Bowery, Part 1

First of a series about Mazie from the Knickerbocker Village Blog

I found the obituary of the legendary Mazie of KV. There's a chapter devoted to Mazie in Joseph Mitchell's, "Up In The Old Hotel"
Read this doc on Scribd: maizie


  1. knew mazie very well i owned a florist shop on madison st went to the venice movie house almost every week mazie also owned a few rides in coney island she had a heart as big as herself was a very well person in the lower east side

  2. According to Mitchell, she was "bosomy."

  3. Mazie was one of the greatest persons ever to walk on the face of the earth. She had a heart of gold. All the people on the lower east side knew her and her generosity