By Terry Trucco
Normally, the New York Hilton isn’t one of those hotels that revels in its history with vintage photos and menus encased in glass in the lobby.
But on June 26th, the hotel celebrated its 50th anniversary with a big party in the airy duplex where Lucille Ball once lived. And for one night, at least, it was easy to time travel to the Hilton in its mid-century glory days, when the Rockettes high-kicked in the ballroom the night before the hotel opened, the Beatles checked into the penthouse when they performed on The Ed Sullivan Show, and Tab and Bacardi was something you might actually want to drink. (more…)