Lobby Bar — April 12: Memories, Bob Dylan, Burrowing through a Borough, Renaming the Country, and Galileo Galileo

By Jeremy Del Nero on 12 April 2013
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Forget-me-not. Jonathan Spira goes to Vienna to remember and to forget. He reflects on the recent passing of his mother and how she shaped his life and this publication.

It’s not like I live here. Jeremy Del Nero explores the borough of Brooklyn, giving us the low-down on what’s hot and trendy. Turns out Skiball is passé.

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? There’s a light at the end of the tunnel! Major airlines are reinstating Dreamliner service in the coming weeks. Excuse us while we dance a celebratory jig: Scaramouche, Scaramouche will you do the fandango?

The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind. Maserati Introduces the Ghibli diesel sedan, named after a wind that blows in the Sahara. How many roads must a car drive down, before you can call it a diesel? We never know the answers to these existential automotive conundrums.

A posse for you, sir.  Ramsey Quebein visits the Hilton New Dehli/Janakpuri Hotel in India and experiences an entirely new level of good service. Find out why he was appointed a personal entourage (surprisingly it wasn’t because of his stunningly good looks).

Americanopolis. American Airlines announced nine new destinations leaving from LAX. In its attempt to take over the world, American petitioned to the White House to let it sponsor the country for a year, under the name of “United States of American Airlines.” President Obama is contemplating the offer, assuming he’ll fly for free on the airline when Air Force One is out for repair.

I thumb my nose at you. United Airlines announced new flights to Latin America from its hubs in Washington and Chicago.  A United spokesman said that the airline isn’t worried about American’s petition to the White House. “Besides,” she told the Lobby Bar, “the States of America are already owned by ‘United.’”

Did you hear that? It’s the sound of the world’s smallest violin being played. New York’s Mostly Mozart festival is coming to the Lincoln center for its 47th summer.  Shed no tears, the classical event lasts a month, so you can easily catch some spectacular cello solos.

Oh… you wanted a hotel suite with a bathroom? What bugs you most about staying in hotel rooms? Maybe you can make friends with your neighbors in suite 408, I heard their room has electrical outlets!

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