RIP Joe Ades, Union Square Peeler Peddler

The man whose sales pitch for Swiss-made peelers brightened every Greenmarket shopper's day, died I was saddened to read the news on Gothamist this morning, but I'll always remember his spirit, showmanship, and obvious pleasure in his work.

For more, check out his NY Times profile. What's your favorite memory of Joe?

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