Daily News from New York, New York on March 26, 1982 · 112
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Daily News from New York, New York · 112

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Friday, March 26, 1982
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ADVERTISEMENT (0 NEW NEWEST yrrca Soap to Stew& Bergen, toof ADVERTISEMENT 64 W. 5)-7 J P--J' site's -iiv . "i4 i t e ,l x s 4 j M.0WINQ F1Y0WH "TiViii"iiriri"Ta A familiar sight at Radio City: long fines waiting to see the holiday show 50 years worth of good old days ( Continued from page 3) like Hairbreadth Harry to save it from the wreckers' ball. Radio City Music Hall Productions was its name, and it brought back live stage shows (though not movies), kept the Rockettes, added a group of young singer-dancers and began performing concept productions "A New York Summer," "Manhattan Showboat" and "It's Spring," to name some, and it continued the long-standing tradition of the Christmas spectacular. At the same time, it permitted the hall to be sublet at various times for movies Abel Gance's "Napoleon" had its four-hour showing there on two separate occasions, and the new film of the musical, "Annie" is set to debut there next month and concerts, featuring such artists as Linda Ron stadt, Chuck Mangione, Ella Fitzgerald, Anne Mur ray, Diana Ross, Peter Allen, The Commodores, Manhattan Transfer, a tribute to Count Basie earlier this month and Frank Sinatra, who has appeared in two benefit concerts which raised over $3 million for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in the last HORNNihr II bv ARTHUR UJ RlBACK one, he appeared onstage with Luciano PavarottL And of course, the spectacular "Night of 100 Stars,' which was televised throughout the world earlier! this month. Its mid-life crisis seems to have ended, fortunately for all. And now the Music Hall is ready to look ahead possibly to its Diamond Jubilee, in 2032. Let'sJ hope we'll all be around to celebrate it together. - (The first movie ever to play at Radio City was "The Bitter Tea of General Yen," which featured Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther and Walter Connolly,, directed by Frank Capra.) I . i i COCKTAIL LOUNGE FREE HOT MORS D'OEUVRES Luncheon Buffet Discount Dinner Pari(in2 I ' ww Open 7 days for Lunch & Dinner After Theatre until 11:30 PM 30 West 52nd Street NYC 541-7777 Other Restaurants to Visit Bombay PalaceHouston Pique-AssiettcMonlreal & Toronto AAA A A t t f . t t t K f K t t t -t 'i K - K t K K - A CLASSIC N.Y. DELI ...dedicated to the world's funniest comedians and best food... pastrami, burgers, word famous cheesecake. . ELofidY Now at five convenient locations: 1515 Broadway 145 St.) . 840-1054 . and at 2 380 Lexington (42 Str- 972-1 082 350 5th Ave. (34 St.) .738-6210 Penn Station (Amtrack Level) 563-7440 50 St opp. Radio City Music Hall . .586-8988 The American Eipwes Card IiUJ and other major Don t Leave Home Without It , fc, W;-,'J.,a credit cards WERADlOCiTY! McCRAWHILt PtAZA RUCKE F t L L tH CENTER J THAVf.8TWM eiH49THSTS.t212i690345 For Home Delivery , of the Daily News Call 1-800 331-1000 Toll-free Anytime jC Italian? J RUTANRANff (Just off Columbus Ave.) (212) 724-S5S5 Reservations Necessary RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL'S Official "Encore" Restaurants Give Ycu A 20 Discount On Lunch Dinner Supper Ma Bells 218 W. 45 St. 869-0110 Toots Shor 233 W. 33 St. 279-8150 J J. Mulligan 64 W. 52 St. 757-8275 Londonderry Pub 134 W. 51 St. 757-2976 Boss 1630 Broadway 581-7041 Before or after the "Encore" Show, just present your ticket or stub and receive 20 on your rood check. Does not apply to beverages, tax or gratuities. Arr-ncon Express iMaaeeee"e" MMenMl isweni "ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS' Suzanne Hamlin N.Y. Daily News - Specializing in Baby Back Ribs Mixed Grill, Seafood & Of Course Empanadas 15 Different Fillings Live Guitar Music EMPANADAS ETC. . 257 WEST 55 ST. (bet. B way & 8 Ave.) NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019 (212) 247-3140 (Reservations Recommended) 19J2 was a ravaged depression year. Yet, it spawned the Empire State Bldg. & Radio City Music Hall, 2 great N.Y. symbols. Tonite, the wonderful people who give us the Music hall unveil a 50th Anny presentation called "Encore". The show is a reprise of the glorious hilites of Musk Hall foollile history. Who could, ever forget the Easter Show, Bolero, The Nativity. A cast of 70 featuring the Rockettes, natch, will relive these beauties of the past. Interspersed, will be film clips of the great ones that played the Music Hall screen. As if this is not enough, buy a ticket to "Encore", & you are rewarded handsomely with luncheon & dinner discounts to some of the better dining spots in the City. Designated as "official Encore restaurants" are: Toots Shor's (233 W. 33 St.), The Boss (1680 Bway), Ma Bells (45th & Shubert Alley), Londonderry Pub (134 W. SI St.), & J.J. Mulligans (64 W. 52 St.). Show your "Encore" stubs at any of the above name eateries, & you get 20 off the food. And what a nice variety of choice. Toots, the sports landmark, Ma Bells, where the Bway stars hang out. Mulligans, the new "in" Pub, The Boss, popular family Steakhouse, or Londonderry Pub, so convenient to the Musk Hall. Better Still, visit any or the 5 restaurants before you purchase your "Encore" tix. The 5 eateries reciprocate & offer dining patrons certificates resulting in a big $3 saving (up to 4 tickets) off "Encore" general admission ducats. "Encore" runs right thru the summer. - The phrase, "they don't make 'em Art- Na" Gallenes, Wash., DC. & like they used to" is certainly applica- Librar of Congress. The slill prolific ble in ihe song writing field according Mr- Wilbur wi" make a rare ,n Person to the pros, who picked the "ten best w songs" for a recent public TV show . Of the 10 lunes selected, none was written later than 1941 . The late Toots Shor. must be beaming up at his "Saloon in the Sky". His joint en 33rd opp. the Garden is the setting for some exciting happenings. Last Friday, the restaurant did wall to wall business before : the Daily. News-' Golden Gloves Finals. Then en Monday, the & Arts Center, 97-16 Metropolitan A ve. . Forest Hills. Phone, 26 1 -7666. For Deli-Freaks On York Ave. & 88 St. sits one of the better Delis in the Apple. Its name. The Tower Deli, & they've been serving the East Siders for many a moon. Great Cold Cuts, Choice Produce, & wonderfully laid out Platters of every description are specialties of Tower. And if you're looking for a 6 foot Hum (Hot iwim Linn .ov if. H Hockey Writers presented Ranger Tower r,,,,. Ca 737.3759, Slar-Barr Beck . Ih the annal . BcL r(,r the RnK- Richard Smith. Toots Shor "Crumb-Bum" award. And, within the next 2 weeks, Toots Shor's will be highlighted on I -en Berman & Phil Esposito's incisive "Sports-People" show on CBS TV, featuring Knick great, Walt "Clyde" Frazkr. Now, Columbia pix is making a movie called "Toot-sie", starring Dustin Hoffman. Wonder how they t the name? Hoffman works as a waiter in the flick. Toot's legend lives on. The food & booze are just as 2 fisted as when Tootsietiimself was on hand. Unsung mm behind Ihe scenes; Wanna make it with the wife or best gal? There's a prominent manufacturer of very feminine day to evening wear, who sells to the "veddy fawncy" boutique & rich people shops. Anyway, due to credit prob-Icms on part of many retailers this manufacturer is holding back shipment. So, they're making these lovely goods available to "off the street buyers' at fantastic bargains. I picked up a magnificent antique lace blouse (retailing on 5lh Ave. for $96) for $48 cash. I can't reveal the maker's name, BUT I can give you Ihe address. It's 409 E. 7,0 St. (4 flights up). No signs- When I was a teenager, I studied trum pet with a teacher way ahead of his uke a breath & waki The trip time, in inose years, tnanes uonn wjn worIh you'll probably see took a practical approach to preparing umos parked downstairs. The his students for taming a living, affluent have a way of finding these Today, Professor Colin, also director bargains. of Public Relations for Local 802, ex- There are many Pubs in town pends his energies as President of the that holoT themselves as authentk NY Brass Conference, a non-profit Scholarship program for talented trumpet, trombone, & horn players. The World Famed Copa on E. 60th St., once showcase of Sinatra, Sammy Davis, & Joe E. Lewis, & "Irish". Take it from a Pro, one of the few true Irish Pubs is "Eamon Doran's" on 2nd Ave. & 52 St. Just dispensing Irish Booze does not an Irish Pub make. Eamon Doran, prop, of the rub, goes to great subject of Barry Manilow's smash knths to import: Irish Pudding, "Copacabana", is still doin' its thing. Open to the public for lunch Mon-Fri., the Copa packs 'em in with an after work Disco every Fri. from 5-9, admission $5 for guys, & Sausage, & Back Rashers of Irish Bacon. On Sat. & Sun., Doran serves an ckgant Irish Brunch. The "Robt. Briscoe" special is imported Irish smoked salmon on Bagk with $3 for gals before 6PM. This event's cream cheese. Then there's the IrUh such a smash, the Copa's gonna ex- breakfast Platter at only $4.25. At tend to a Thurs. after work session. Brunch, Doran virtually gives away On Sundays thru Thursdays, The Imported French Champagne at Copa is available for private parties. Then, Fri. & Sat. nltes, it's New Years Eve every weekend with gala Disco. This weekend, the Patrick Cowley Singers perform along with a DJ. Shows at one & three AM. "Seven Decades in American Art' cost. The Gov. Carey & Kennedy Clans make Eamon Doran a home away from home. Luck Rubs Off No wonder temporary workers are flocking to Elaine Ravell's agency. In one week, 3 of the staff struck gold. Michael Montgomery sold a script to Robt. Redford. De is the subject of a rare one day exhibit bbie Malone landed a plum Off Bway, this Sunday. The show represents the & Bruce Wall signed for a fcatureed works of a remarkable 84 year young role in The Browning Version" on artist, Lawrence Nelson Wilbur, Bway. So, employers, the temp Elaine whose works are represented in collec- Ravell might send you today, could be tionsoftheMetropolitanMuseumof the burl Reynolds of tommorrow. Address loqmiritt: Frits Hall, 65 Main St, Tuckahot, NY 10707 i

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