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Tompkins Square Park Now Has a Josh Ozersky Memorial Bench

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The plaque says it all: Writer, gastronome, polymath, bon vivant.

When Josh Ozersky tragically died earlier this year the impact on the food world was huge. Ozersky, both through his writing as restaurant editor-at-large for Esquire and as the founder of international food festival Meatopia, had an impact on a lot of people. And despite having recently moved to Portland, OR, Ozersky, who hailed from Atlantic City, NJ, always loved the East Village, where he once made his home. It is thus appropriate that the memorial bench that has been erected in his honor is located in Tompkins Square Park, near the dog run where he once romped with his puppy Judah and close to some of his favorite restaurants.

The Josh Ozersky memorial bench is located within Tompkins Square Park between the dog run and Avenue B. The closest entrance is on the corner of Avenue B and East 9th Street. The park closes at Midnight.

Josh Ozersky Memorial Bench

Tompkins Square Park, 500 E 10th St, New York, NY 10009, USA

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