#Dancing Days

Brooklyn Daily Eagle


ON THIS DAY IN 1889, a Brooklyn Daily Eagle editorial said, “Our esteemed contemporary, the New York Times, is entitled to cordial congratulations on the completion of its new building. The structure is not only an architectural triumph, but a gratifying sign of the material progress attained by an enterprising, independent and honest public journal. The success of the Times furnishes convincing proof that the days of the old fashioned party organ are numbered. It has shown that independence of partisan control, while promotive of the general welfare, is also remunerative from the business standpoint. Beside ranking among the most outspoken exponents of enlightened opinion in the country, the Times is an excellent newspaper. While presenting the news of the day unostentatiously, its columns are noted for vigor of expression, accuracy of statement and amplitude of detail rarely surpassed or equaled in the journalism of the United States. Above and beyond all other considerations which commend the paper is its absolute freedom from obligation to the sinister influences which constantly seek to undermine the usefulness and impair the efficiency of the independent press. The allegiance of the Times, like that of other incorruptible journals, is not to the politicians, nor to any special interests, but to the people. That fidelity to the public interest is a paying investment is abundantly demonstrated by the splendid building which the Times has erected. The Eagle hopes that its contemporary will continue for many years in the enjoyment of its well-earned prosperity.”
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Jennifer Grey Details Her Turbulent Post-'Dirty Dancing' Years in New Best-Selling Memoir

Click here to read the full article. If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, SheKnows may receive an affiliate commission. Over the years, we’ve read plenty of celebrity memoirs that’ve been absolutely riveting, enlightening, and plain shocking. A number of new autobiographies by famous figures have already hit bookshelves, including Viola Davis’ memoir, and Molly Shannon’s new book. Adding to the list is ’80s icon Jennifer Grey, who lifts the veil on her years in Hollywood, her Dirty Dancing days, and so much more — plus, the memoir is currently an Amazon best seller. In the...
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