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What exactly is a taxi dance?

I’m one of those lady teachers,A beautiful hostess you know,The kind the Palace featuresAt exactly a dime a throw.That’s how Rodgers and Hart immortalized the Taxi Dance craze of the 20s and 30s. Taxi dances and other bits of detritus from New York’s...

Richard Rodgers

It’s been a while since I checked in on NY1’s “Today in NYC History” feature. Here’s what I found today:On this date in…1893…President Grover Cleveland secretly undergoes surgery aboard a yacht sailing up the East River. The...