A Stay at The Algonquin Hotel

By Suzanne Kamata

My daughter’s first question upon checking into the Algonquin Hotel near Times Square in New York City is “Do they have Wi-Fi here?”

As for me, I glance around the dark wooded tables of the Round Table restaurant, eager to channel past visitors through less modern means. Perhaps the ghost of one-time resident legendary actor John Barrymore here, or the spirits of the rapier-witted writer Dorothy Parker, who worked a couple of streets over at the offices of Vogue and Vanity Fair, or Pulitzer Prize winner Edna Ferber, who penned Showboat and Giant, among other successful ...

To continue enjoying this please login or subscribe today.

Related Articles