Arts & Culture

Tar Beach

(left to right) The Frezza Family, Phyllis, Concetta, Grace, Caroline, Antoinette, with Grandma Alfonsina in the center, 250 Mulberry Street, Summer 1944. Courtesy Virginia Bynum.
Patrick Montana’s graduation from Cardinal Hayes High school, 247 Mulbery Street, June 1954. Courtesy Virginia Bynum.
Joseph and Jenny Cutrona with daughter Lucy ‘Doll’ Cutrona, dressed for the opera, 130 Mulberry Street, Winter 1948. Courtesy Lucy Dell’Olio (neé Cutrona).
(left to right) Charlutz, Rose Luisi, bride Virginia Verno, Mickey Lofaro, and my mother, ‘Phyllis Frezza,’ the maid-of-honor, 285 Mott Street, 1940. Courtesy Anne Bivona (neé Carluccio).
LEFT TO RIGHT: Felicia Dell’Olio (neé Carrano), Leonard Musillo, cousin Frank Maffia, Rose Spero (neé Musillo) with Buddy the dog, 197 Hester Street, Summer 1945