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BANDITS ROOST [ban-dits][roost]

noun

 

1. BANDIT, from Yiddish for "outlaw", "menace", "pain in the neck"

ROOST, from old English meaning "a place they call home".

 

2. The famously photographed location at 59 1/2 Mulberry Street (deemed the most dangerous street in NYC) on Manhattan's Lower East Side featured in photojournalist Jacob Riis' essay, "How the Other Half Lives" which exposed the plight of new-Americans living in squalor out of sight and mind from New York's elite.

 

3. A TONY and Drama League Award nominated entertainment company born out of the desire to show the world through a different lens in order to help change it for the better.

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