Steve Otto Columns
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“We’ll always have Paris” Bogey told Lauren Bacall. But he was talking about the Paris of pre-World War II when it must have been the place to be for writers, wanderers and anyone looking for a good time.
All you had to do was tell someone, “Oh yeah, we’re going over on the Queen Mary 2,” and you’d get this look like, “Well, la-de-da ... It’s Mr. Big.”
The Millenium Hotel — other than “millennium” purposefully being misspelled — has a story to tell.
At least Amtrak kept those great names. They echo like legends out of the American past — The Adirondack, The Coastal Starlight, The Empire Builder, the City of New Orleans.
It’s always an honor when the president of the United States comes to town. It also gives me a chance to check the stories of the reporters who follow him around, curious to see whether they say that he visited “Tampa” or “...
Updated: 1 months ago
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