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Times Square Cafe Edison Forced to Close – Lunch Mob to Protest! Sat Nov 8

Times Square Cafe Edison Forced to Close – Lunch Mob to Protest! Sat Nov 8

I rarely go on Twitter but tonight I’m glad I did, as I learned that the landmark Edison Cafe in New York City’s Times Square is being forced to close, to be replaced by (ugh) a “white-tablecloth restaurant with ‘a name chef,’” according to the NY Times. (and in linking to that article I learned that Smith’s […]

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Prime Burger NYC to Close After 74 Years – Get There Now

Prime Burger NYC to Close After 74 Years – Get There Now

Get there before it’s too late! After being in business since 1938 PrimeBurger in New York City is closing because the building is being sold. I posted a bit about this on the RetroRoadmap Facebook Page yesterday, but wanted to make sure everyone knew about this, as the Huffington Post is reporting: While the exact […]

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NYC Snapshots – Vintage Fashion, Restaurant China, the old Empire Diner & More

NYC Snapshots – Vintage Fashion, Restaurant China, the old Empire Diner & More

This wasn’t an official research trip up to NYC for Retro Roadmap, but more of a “catch up with a pal I’ve known since junior high school and tromp around the city” type of day. But of course we saw some Retro Roadmap worthy sights on a beautiful sunny day in New York, so I […]

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Irving Fields, Forever – He Turns 100 Years Old  2015!

Irving Fields, Forever – He Turns 100 Years Old 2015!

Update 2015 –  Today, August 4, 2015 is Irving Fields’ 100th birthday AND he still performs weekly! How cool is that! He’s now at the Park Lane Hotel (Fri,Sat,Sun 12-3pm in the Park Room Restaurant)   UPDATE 2012 – Irving is celebrating his 97th birthday with an autobiography written with help from our very own Retro […]

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