Ziegfeld’s Girls

Ziegfeld’s Girls

For one spectacular evening we raise the velvet curtains of New York’s infamous theatrical history when authors Nils Hanson and Robert Hudovernik discuss the “Ziegfeld Girls” of Broadway’s Ziegfeld Follies of the early 20th century. Now lost to history, but forever...
McKim, Mead & White: The Early Years

McKim, Mead & White: The Early Years

Everyone starts somewhere-even lauded Starchitects like the trio of McKim, Mead & White. Individually, they were rather undistinguished as young men. How did they ever become the gold standard of American architecture? Architectural historian Prof. Mosette...
Manhattan Cocktail: Fantasy and the Cinematic City

Manhattan Cocktail: Fantasy and the Cinematic City

Whether you’re a casual viewer or film buff, this is a trip you won’t want to miss. Fan favorite Paula Uruburu has crafted the perfect escapist evening for all who love the many faces of Manhattan. Through the magic of film — with a focus on fantasy — we will visit...
Ada Louise Huxtable’s New York

Ada Louise Huxtable’s New York

March 14, 2021 marks what would be Ada Louise Huxtable’s 100th birthday. Huxtable (1921-2013), a native New Yorker, was a pioneer in architectural criticism, and a champion of livable cities. As the first full-time architecture critic at a major American Newspaper...
Believe Me: The Lost Voice of Mary L. Booth

Believe Me: The Lost Voice of Mary L. Booth

Who was this woman who knew everyone who was anyone in the 19th century? Writer, translator, editor, abolitionist, suffragist, Mary Louise Booth touched the lives of thousands with her writing, but her story has been lost. She wrote the first History of the City of...