By the 1930s, Manhattan’s congested West Side had far too many accidents caused by freight trains sharing the street with street traffic. That problem was solved when the 22-block “High Line” train tracks were built 30 feet above ground. They ran from W. 34th Street south to St. John’s Park Terminal […]
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Although the week’s trip didn’t allow for an overnight at the Hotel Casablanca on W. 43rd Street, this member of the Library Collection was close enough to Shubert Alley for a quick peek, It’s a charmer ~ exotic with reminiscences of the Humphrey Bogart film ‘Casablanca’.
“Life is all memory, except for the one present moment that goes by you so quickly you hardly catch it going,” Tennessee Williams As the airport taxi turned from Park Avenue onto East 54th Street in Manhattan, I caught myself smiling because I was finally going to stay at one […]
It was the night after Valentine’s Day, the mid-point of Fashion Week, and stars were falling all over Manhattan. We exited the elevator onto level two of the Setai Hotel, where a bevy of long-legged beauties and their entourage were waiting to be seated. Soon after, we were escorted to […]