Tag Archives: Oldest

From Spanish flu to COVID-19, how NYC’s oldest restaurants are surviving 2nd pandemic

They survived Hurricane Sandy, 9/11 and even the 1918 Spanish flu. Now New York’s oldest and most storied restaurants, bars and cafes are struggling to survive the coronavirus pandemic. Naysayers feared that the city was on the cusp of losing its most beloved eateries when COVID-19 shuttered restaurants. After all, 87 percent of NYC bars… Read More »

Synagogue shooting: Oldest victim was 97

The oldest victim of the shooting inside a synagogue in Pittsburgh was 97, authorities have confirmed. Two brothers and a married couple were also among the dead. The 11 victims have been identified and named by the city’s chief medical officer, and their families have been informed. Image: Flowers are laid at the synagogue in… Read More »