A Gilded Thanksgiving Celebration

By | November 26th, 2015|Categories: Edwardian Era, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , , |

By Donna Klein   Thanksgiving During the Gilded Age   Thanksgiving is here! As I thought about the holiday, I wondered what it was like during the glory years of the characters on Downton Abbey. I know the British don't celebrate Thanksgiving, but ¬†what was it like for their American counterparts? What was Thanksgiving like [...]

Lillie’s Victorian Establishment

By | June 13th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Lillie's - the Victorian Pearl of New York's Theatre District   Not far from Broadway's glitz and glamor lies a grand saloon and eatery, Lillie's Victorian Establishment. Channeling another time and place, Lillie's resembles a beautiful antique shop from the outside. An unexpected experience awaits those who venture through its doors.     The ceilings [...]