Monthly Archives: "April 2017"

RISING ABOVE On April 30, 2012: One World Trade Center, though still under construction, reached a height of 1,240 feet –overtaking the Empire State Building as the tallest building in New York City.   JILL...

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NEWMAN On April 29, 1954: Actor, producer, and comedian Jerry Seinfeld was born in Brooklyn. Seinfeld is an Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner, and is most famous for portraying a semi-fictional version of himself...

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PLANNING THE PARK On April 28, 1858: The Central Park Board of Commissioners selected the Greensward Plan, submitted byΒ Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, for the United States’ first major urban public park. The design...

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SWEET MUSIC On April 27, 1986: The Broadway revival of Sweet Charity,Β starring Debbie Allen, opened at Minskoff Theater for its 368-performance run. Like the original production, it was choreographed and directed by the legendary Bob...

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SHAKE YOUR GROOVE THING On April 26, 1977: The famous nightclub Studio 54 opened in New York City. It was called the most famous nightclub of all time with celebrities like Donna Summer, Frank Sinatra,...

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