While many of today's incarnations will disappear as quickly as they've popped up, some of the infamous night spots of the prohibition era have stood the test of time, making an unforgettable mark on the fabric of New York.
When warned of a police raid, the Chumley's staff were told to send their customers out the Bedford Street door. Leland Hayward, film star Spencer Tracy, producer-actor George Jessel, and theater-tv-movie producer Leland Hayward enjoy dinner and a chat at the New York night club in 1953 Chumley's became a favorite spot for influential writers, poets, playwrights, journalists, and activists and was even mentioned in an episode of 'Mad Men' as a destination for after-work drinks.
Continue Reading I love the Yahoo news homepage not because it’s so highbrow and informative (which it clearly isn’t)…but because it almost always gives me some silly fluff upon which I can pontificate.
And today’s mindless muck comes from a story in the New York Post about a girl who gets to see the world in exchange for allowing anybody with a plane ticket to an exotic destination access to her nether regions.
The 35-year-old actress stepped out looking like a part-time superhero at the New York City premiere of her new movie, Snatched, on Tuesday.
After a couple of years and with a plea deal in place (though not signed), I asked how they felt about the blog at that juncture. The answer was that just so I didn’t talk about the girls, it was ok to keep the ads on the sidebar if I paid income tax on the revenue the ads generated.
Several individuals have either commented, written in, or asked me personally why I deleted the local sidebar ads observing that having that content didn’t strike them as being against the law.
My answer is always that the legality is a secondary consideration.
The tavern, located on what was then the waterfront of the Hudson, started as an Irish saloon and the family who ran it lived on the second and third floors.
First Amy Schumer has a movie premiere to attend to and then she has an appointment to save the world.