In the News: Burlesque History

••• Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York visits 279 Church, recalling when it was a strip club called the Harmony Theatre. That’s why the “Burlesque” sign is on the façade—and that’s the building where a yoga studio is coming to the third floor. Hey, maybe there’s a way to combine a strip club with yoga? Win-win! (Photo courtesy Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York)

••• “On Monday, a plaque will be installed in [Albert] Bard’s honor at 25 Broad Street, where he practiced law for 60 years. The unveiling of this ‘Cultural Medallion’ will be the first in a series of celebrations to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Landmarks Law.” —Broadsheet

••• The Broadsheet goes gaga for Gelato Ti Amo in FiDi.

••• Chef Scott Conant of Scarpetta filed a lawsuit against LDV Hospitality, the company opening American Cut in the old Trattoria Cinque space. —Eater


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