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Condé Nast Hired Dorothy Parker 100 Years Ago

Kevin Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.17.2015 | Books
Kevin Fitzpatrick

Dorothy Rothschild was 21 and living on the Upper West Side of Manhattan when she mailed a letter that changed her life. It happened 100 years ago, sometime in early 1915. The moment set the scene for her to become Dorothy Parker.

6 Women You Didn't Know Were Members Of The Algonquin Round Table

Kevin Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.07.2015 | Books
Kevin Fitzpatrick

I was delighted to uncover the names and stories of the other members of the Vicious Circle, women that had fascinating and full lives.

David Moye

Feline Elvis Dies At Age 9; Owner Is All Shook Up

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 07.12.2013 | Weird News

Elvis has left the building ... on all fours. Feline Elvis -- a Savannah cat who wore Elvis Presley-styled outfits at cat shows to help raise mo...

What Do Foreign Tourists Think Of The U.S.?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's high time, I think, that we stopped forcing everyone to pore over our own vacation albums and, for once, take a peek at theirs. For example, what do tourists from abroad think of traveling here? Are they keen on American food, comfy in our hotels? Do they find it tricky getting around?

Embracing The Bathroom Buzz

Bill Marriott | Posted 09.05.2012 | Travel
Bill Marriott

The hallway leading to the restrooms is covered with images of trees and leaves. Inside, orange and gold colors and silhouettes of birds resemble the sky at dawn.

Algonquin Hotel To Become A Marriott

New York Daily News | By Jane H. Furse | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Algonquin, the hotel where literary figures of the 1920s held court at the Round Table, is becoming a Marriott. The storied landmark at 59 W. ...

"15 Minutes" vs. 90 Years: How the Algonquin Round-Table Went Viral Before the Internet

Nat Benchley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nat Benchley

Anywhere there is printing these days (ink or pixels), you will find references to the Algonquin Round Table. So, what is it with the adulation of a bunch of "tipsy quipsters"?

Jack Jones At The Algonquin: The Younger Elder Statesman Of Song

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

In the '90s, Jones finally embraced his younger-elder statesman status, turning, for the most part (although not completely), away from Sting and Steve Perry back to Gershwin, Cy Coleman and the like.