Posts Tagged ‘Waldorf-Astoria’

Comments Off on 1901: The Greenpoint Cow That Hailed a Cab at the Waldorf-Astoria

Part I of a Brooklyn Cow Tale Some suggest that animals have a greater sense of imminent danger than people do. Did the cow in this true New York story have a sixth sense that allowed her to predict her sorrowful future, and thus, take action to try to prevent the final outcome? The story […]

Comments Off on Early 1900s: When the Waldorf-Astoria Went to the Dogs

A true story of pampered pets and Titanic survivors In the late 19th century and early 1900s, New York City’s acclaimed Waldorf-Astoria Hotel was the site of numerous pedigree dog shows. The first French Bulldog show took place at the luxury hotel in 1898, which, according to the French Bulldog Club of America, secured the […]