Midtown Drama

July 1961
New Yorker;7/22/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 23, p20
The article presents an anecdote about a young woman who bit the finger of a doorman when he asked her to return his whistle recorded in the Front Office Log at the Hotel New Weston in midtown Manhattan, New York City.


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