Immediately following the walking tour we will end at the famous Algonquin Blue Bar, for a special cocktail toast, made with Dorothy Parker American Gin, from the New York Distilling Company in Brooklyn.
The dates of these walking tours will be:
Friday, July 15, 3:00
Friday, July 22, 3:00
Friday, July 29, 3:00
Friday, August 5, 3:00
Friday, August 19, 3:00
Friday, August 26, 3:00
Who were Robert Benchley and Dorothy Parker? Benchley was a fantastic humorist with a sublime style. One of my favorite things he wrote was, “New York – The city where the people from Oshkosh look at the people from Dubuque in the next theater seats and say “These New Yorkers don’t dress any better than we do.”
I’m partial to Dorothy Parker, because in 1998 my friends and I started the Dorothy Parker Society, and I’ve been running dorothyparker.com ever since. Although she’s known as a wit, poet, and short fiction creator, I like her drama reviews and essays best.
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