West Side Spirit
The New-York Historical Society celebrates Madeline’s 75th birthday
In a show replete with surprising historical detail, one fact rises to the top. The much-loved tale of a Parisian schoolgirl, in yellow hat and bright blue coat, was written and published in New York. Specifically, the opener was scribbled on the back of a menu in Pete’s Tavern on Irving Place, near Gramercy Park. Read more . . .