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All Good in the Hood: Hell's Kitchen

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.13.2013 | New York
Yvonna Russell

Here in the culturally and economically diverse Hell's Kitchen neighborhood many small businesses have closed or relocated. We have some delicious newcomers, but I want to give a shout out to the old spots in the hood.

A New York Institution -- Jean-Claude Baker Tells Stories From West-Berlin

Lia Petridis Maiello | Posted 12.10.2012 | New York
Lia Petridis Maiello

The heavy door to Chez Josephine in New York's theater district conceals one of the last places of its kind in the metropolis: the bohemian New York, the New York of Jean-Claude Baker.

James and The Giant Peach Meets Josephine Baker and Bernadette Peters...

Freddie Gershon | Posted 09.19.2011 | Education
Freddie Gershon

This past January at the Broadway JR. Festival in Atlanta, approximately 2,500 young people from grade schools with their teachers and adjudicators we...

How Josephine Baker Helped Save Post-War French Fashion (PHOTOS)

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

I spoke to Baker's son about how Josephine became a savior of the House of Dior, who really invented that deliciously scandalous string of bananas, and how she became a "guest editor" at Vogue (without the editors ever knowing it).

Chez Josephine, the World's Best Restaurant!

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

'Is it really all you suggest?' "Certainly it's a 'fun' place, with more than decent food. It's in jolly surroundings, with a zany ambiance, that...

The Dazzle of a Rising Star

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

New York has a way of continually affording one with opportunities to ask questions like, "What becomes a legend most?"