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Feast on Thanksgiving Dinner Menus from These Historic NYC Hotels

Last modified November 23, 2016 at 12:09 pm

Hello Turkey Lovers! Check out these Thanksgiving menus (below) borrowed from the Rare Books Collection of the New York Public Library. Elegant and mouth-watering. We have a friend who recently became a Rare Books librarian in the most spectacular library in New York City. She provided us with an exclusive look, which we now share […]

When Thanksgiving Tradition Included Halloween-Like Masquerading

Posted November 27, 2014 at 10:34 am

There was once a time when Thanksgiving custom more resembled Halloween masquerading than turkey and history lessons. That’s right. So get out your masks, people! Thanksgivoween is upon is. Check the history. Two key words: masking and mumming. To surmise thousands of years of he said/he said, most agree the word masking encompasses all forms […]

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