POSTS IN CATEGORY : History

July 31, 2012 History, In the News

There are many great restaurants in NoMad participating in Restaurant Week. Not all of them have such a colorful history as The Hurricane Club. The Hurricane Club sits on the same…

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June 28, 2012 History

  Two respectable women wanted to have dinner at 6:15 PM at a local rooftop restaurant, but were refused service because they did not have a male escort. Seems unbelievable doesn’t it,…

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May 4, 2012 History

NoMad New York is featured in Sarah Vowell’s Assassination Vacation… Edwin (John Wilkes Booth’s brother) would have loved his statue in Gramercy Park—the first statue of an actor in the…

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May 3, 2012 History, In the News

  The NoMad District neighborhood has always been home to the creative types of New York City. As we explore the New York history of the 19th and 20th Centuries,…

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May 3, 2012 Happenings, History

Manhattan Unlocked is a great blog for finding about New York history — in depth. Recently in an article on the Haymarket and NoMad, Manhattan Unlocked noted that the New…

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May 3, 2012 History

The NoMad District is featured in New York literature like O. Henry’s “The Sparrows in Madison Square”… The young man in straitened circumstances who comes to New York City to…

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May 3, 2012 Happenings, History

  Marble Collegiate Church, “America’s Hometown Church,” at 29th Street and Fifth Avenue in NoMad New York is the oldest corporation in the United States. It is an amazing landmark…

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May 3, 2012 History

The NoMad District pops up all over the history of New York literature including Thomas Mallon’s Two Moons… By the time Madison Square appeared, like a great frozen plain, he could move…

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April 30, 2012 History

Have you ever wondered why one of the world’s most famous sports and entertainment arenas, located in midtown, is called Madison Square Garden.  It’s not a garden or near Madison…

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