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Copacabana is gone after 80 years

Kim Kardashian’s behind received’t stick out in individuals’s reminiscence just like the Copacabana. Yesterday the Copacabana mentioned adios.

Opened 1940 by sorts recognized to the NYPD, the Copa nightclub starred Martin and Lewis, Sammy Davis, the Supremes, Belafonte, Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Danny Thomas, my husband Joey Adams.

Barry Manilow sang about it. Oscar winners from “GoodFellas” to “Inexperienced Ebook” featured it. Its midnight exhibits have been jammed, and sure unnamed oddities, tucked into sure corners of the checkroom, acquired quietly collected at 2 a.m.

The musical movie “Copacabana” (1947), starring Marx and Miranda, takes place there.

The Copa modified places 4 occasions. Its final incarnation on West 47th simply waved goodbye. Gone. Closed. Finito. Lights out. Will a fifth model open sometime? Who is aware of? Will the Statue of Liberty ever put on denims?

Ring across the nosy

Apart from Me-me-me Meghan, who thought she’d grabbed off a prize — now unemployed and unroyal Harry — there’s Lauren Sanchez, who left her profitable elegant husband, Patrick Whitesell, for Amazon’s amazon. She thought of its potential trillionaire handsomer than Timothée Chalamet? She thinks she copped the brass ring? OK, so the place’s the marriage ring? Her brother, Hollywood kind Michael, known as her Bezos’ “fiancée” in a lawsuit in opposition to Bezos and safety chief Gavin de Becker. Lauren, 50, was seen carrying a diamond ring on her proper hand whereas the pair have been in St. Barts. However that was the vacations. Now it’s Could. To date, Bozo Bezos’ supply is slower than his firm’s packages.

Fly on wall

Flights have landed right here from Wuhan and the remainder of China. You’ll be able to’t fly from Wuhan, CV’s main drawback place, to Beijing or anyplace in China however — per reporter Rachel Sharp in London’s Day by day Mail plus information from app Flight Tracker, which texts journey information — you possibly can fly from Wuhan to different elements.

Final week, from Wuhan, a China Southern Airways airplane landed at JFK plus, additionally from Wuhan, a China Jap at LAX Wednesday. And questions have arisen over the necessary 14-day quarantine. US residents, inexperienced card holders, members of the family and a few who visited high-risk nations seem to have nonetheless flown residence. A Russian passenger reportedly flew from coronavirus-ravaged Moscow to New York on a packed flight and presumably didn’t quarantine or get examined upon touchdown.

The Day by day Mail quotes a traveler named Joe Horvath saying: “I haven’t seen anyone being screened for something.”

Ship, no idiot

Ships are docked. Coming is the e book “All Overseas: A Memoir of Journey and Obsession” by Geoffrey Weill, greatest journey knowledgeable since Marco Polo.

He’s crossed the Atlantic with “sequined suited” David Bowie. He’s watched Donatella Versace “swimming topless in Marrakech.” He’s seen Princess Michael of Kent inhale “spaghetti alle vongole on the Regina Isabella in Ischia.” He’s stood with Liza Minnelli as my Yorkie Jazzy pooped in his front room. It’s College of Wisconsin Press.

Comparatively talking

One phrase about TV’s Lori Loughlin and daughters Olivia Jade and Isabella Rose. I’m not into breaking the legislation. However murderers, killers, robbers, dope addicts are actually getting out, strolling free, and this woman — who hasn’t harmed earlier than, didn’t flout legal guidelines earlier than, paid taxes earlier than, lived decently earlier than, raised correct kids earlier than — might have confronted 45 years in jail? What is occurring to us?


Biden out of his thoughts? Beats the one he’s in. His marketing campaign’s really heating up, and never simply because he’s in his basement, the place the pipes are.

Solely mumbled in some areas of New York, youngsters, solely in some areas of New York.

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