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The Speakeasies of 1932

For 75 years, we saw the New York stage through Al Hirschfeld’s eyes. His fluid pen-and-ink caricatures captured the essence

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Death & Taxes

Sharp-witted Benjamin Franklin once observed that there are two guarantees in life—death and taxes. Simple, but irrefutable, that statement touches

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We Want Beer!

Nobody could hazard a guess at how many thousands of mugs of beer had been served over the old mahogany