NEW @ CROTON HISTORY & MYSTERIES - THE HOITY-TOITIEST SPOT EXTANT
In the June 18, 1931 issue of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle, arts and entertainment writer Rian James1 used his column to promote the 8th edition of his vest-pocket Gadabout Guide to New York’s most unusual Restaurants, Night Clubs, Roadhouses.
The “Wide-Open Spaces Department” of his column gives us a flavor of life on the roads during the Depression (when, as James puts it, “the man in the streets . . . lost his stocks and socks”) and a priceless description of the Nikko Inn in the 1930s. READ MORE HERE http://crotonhistory.org/2016/02/14/the-hoity-toitiest-spot-extant/