And Show World is Really Quite Completely Dead

The cleansing of The Old Lady has begun in earnest.

Show World Center Tokens

This post doesn’t need any additional description, but perhaps it does need a public health warning: “Wash your hands when

Hotel Dixie Paraphernalia (Hotel Carter)

Still perched right in the heart of Mid-town, just off 8th Avenue on 43rd, vacant for the last two or

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today…actually this week

Twenty years ago this week (July 25 through August 1, 1998) was my first trip to New York City.  I’ve

The Show’s Over – Show World Center CLOSED

That’s all folks, the show’s over at the Show World Center in New York City.  After 41 years the party

NYC 2004 – a few reminders of a great trip

We ran across some souvenirs from the first time I brought Mrs Scrod to NYC back in 2004, most of

Curtain Closes on Show World

We hear from Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York this morning that the final curtain call for Show World has happened.  This

In “The Corner” with Jimmy Glenn

Jimmy’s Corner ain’t on a corner, which probably confuses and amuses the Fly-Over-State Tourist, Hedge Fund Babies, and Bridge-and-Tunnel crowds,

The Shows (almost) Over – Last Days of Show World

Last year the owner of The Show World Center died, and we knew then it was only a matter of

Show World Center

I’ve been holding off on this post for a while, for no real good reason, other than I knew I