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Zuma Miami: Extraordinary!

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By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer A couple of years back we had lived high up in the Viceroy condominium across the Miami River from Epic and saw the goings on at Zuma, the dining outside and the hustle and bustle inside. We were preoccupied with interviewing and meetings for our book in progress… Read more »

KLIMA Restaurant and Bar: Out of This World

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By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer A balmy weekday night in Miami. We enter Klima through heavy wooden doors that lead into an orange-and-red-dappled lounge. It is like entering another world, a stunning seventy-seat spacious and breezy 5,200 square feet facility named for Miami’s balmy climate. The ceiling of the front of the restaurant… Read more »

Washington’s Wondrous Willard Intercontinental Treasure

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By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer   An appearance for both of us at the National Press Club Book Fair in Washington, D.C. to promote our books It Happened in Miami and When It Was Just a Game, Remembering the First Super Bowl. A need for a place to stay. How fortunate could we… Read more »

The Amazing Hilton Tel Aviv

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By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer LOBBY It seems like it has always been there. And in many ways this is a statement closer to the truth than one might imagine. Construction work was launched on September 13, 1962. Three years later the massive edifice was open for business. There are those who say… Read more »

Sheraton Tel Aviv, Simply Sensational

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  By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer   It had been a few years since we last were visitors in Israel. Now we were back in the nation on serious business – to interview as many people with significant stories as we could over a four month period to gather oral histories for our… Read more »

Tel Aviv’s Shenkin Hotel: In a Class by Itself

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By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer   We had spent a couple of months in Tel Aviv, but had spent very little time in the center of this bustling city. Most of our days and nights had been spent interviewing for our new book IT HAPPENED IN ISRAEL (2017). So we decided to take… Read more »

El Al – – Not Just An Airline, It’s Israel

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 Another El Al Flight takes off (Ziv Bok)   By Myrna Katz Frommer and Harvey Frommer   A massive undertaking planned for the Frommers: Four months in Israel researching and interviewing for our new book, an oral history about the miraculous nation as told by those who lived the experience. Very long trip from New… Read more »

“Puttin’ on the Ritz” At The London Ritz

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We will always remember it as the spring when it rained without end in New York, while in London, the sun shone brightly day after day. And we were at the Ritz. Is there a place that compares to the London Ritz? The arcaded lane bordering Piccadilly; the mansard roof with its multiple chimneys;        the Grand Gallery… Read more »

The Angus Club Steakhouse and the Albanian Connection

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Through the decades, we’ve spent many years along with family members in an apartment building on 55th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue and saw the comings and goings in a space on the ground floor across the street. That space saw many different businesses attempt to make a go of it only to fail… Read more »