piragua

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musical theatre meme → [3/10] shows → in the heights
Yeah, I’m a streetlight, chillin’ in the heat! I illuminate the stories of the people in the street. Some have happy endings, some are bittersweet. But I know them all and that’s what makes my life complete. We’re home!

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Piragua! In sticker form! #sticker #Piragua #InTheHeights #IHAVEaProblem

And now in the shop here! : https://www.etsy.com/listing/387606584/3-sparkly-in-the-heights-piragua?ref=shop_home_active_1
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With how hot and humid it is, an icy treat is an absolute necessity. Here’s a #Throwbackfact for you Snow cones were debuted at a state fair. In 1919 East Dallas resident Samuel Bert, began selling the icy treats at the Texas State Fair. The following year, he patented his ice crushing machine, and by the early 1950s his was selling around 1 million snow cones a year. Unlike snow cones, which are made with crushed ice and syrup, “snowballs” or piragua are made with shaved ice, giving them a fluffy, snow-like texture. They are also doused in syrup and usually served in a cup rather than a cone. No matter which ice treat is your favorite, stay cool out there NYC!


Photograph Information:
82.68.67
John Albok (1894-1982)
Ices-man on East 110th Street
DATE:ca. 1938