Monthly Archives: "November 2013"

JACKIE ROBINSON MADE A CHARGE On November 30, 1952: Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson charged the New York Yankees of racism for the management’s failure to bring up a black player. Yankees executives denied the allegations...

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We’re listening to… Mandrágora This Brazilian band’s tunes are soothing, sexy, and enchanting. We’re watching… The Hunger Games: Catching Fire The Hunger Games are upon us…excuse us while we re-watch the trailer for the umpteenth...

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A GAY OL’ TIME On November 29, 1932: Cole Porter’s Gay Divorce opened on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. It starred Fred Astaire in his last role on Broadway. LIVE! FROM NEW YORK, IT’S OTELLO...

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November 28, 2013 | 0 Comments Vintage Gossip: Once Upon a Governess

New York Governesses…none of that nicey-nice Mary Poppins’ spoon full of sugar and umbrella stuff, but a breed who were keen enough to be founders of several of New York’s best private girls’ schools. The...

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THE RETURN OF THE NYSE On November 28, 1914: The New York Stock Exchange reopened for bond trading after a war-induced closure in July which lasted nearly four months. ADVERTISING’S PIE IN THE SKY On November...

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