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The Twist started out as a dance fad in 1959, but two years later Life Magazine wrote about a “dingy Manhattan nightspot named the Peppermint Lounge [that had] quickly became the most jammed joint in town.” According to Life, “Before … Continue reading
Tagged 1960s, Dance, dance fad, Hope Hampton, Manhattan, New York City, night club, nightclub, Norman Mailer, Peppermint Lounge, Zsa Zsa Gabor
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For my upcoming book on American nightlife I’m including examples of some of the best continental style fine dining restaurants remaining in these United States. Mr. Sven A. Kirsten (of Book of Tiki fame) is my brilliant photographer and together … Continue reading
Tagged Book of Tiki, Fine Dining, grand central station, Grand Central Terminal, Guastavino Tiles, Los Angeles, mid-century, New York City, NewYork, oyster bar, Seafood, seafood restaurant, United States