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First Nighter: Is Cabaret Today Yay or Nay?

David Finkle | Posted 05.14.2012 | Home
David Finkle

If cabaret is to survive in other Manhattan destinations as well as in other cities where the number of rooms is shrinking -- new audiences schooled in cabaret's positives need to brighten the right doorsteps.

The Oak Room Is No More

AP | Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- New York City's famous Algonquin Hotel has permanently shuttered the Oak Room, its fabled supper club that helped launch careers of many t...

Pastry Chef Sues Ex-Boss For Tossing Her In The Garbage

Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

Melissa Rodriguez, the former pastry chef of the Oak Room is suing her former executive chef, Eric Hara, for sexual, physical and culinary harassment....

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.