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  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7nPOzGeyaw Arch Stanton

    Well it certainly won’t do any good complaining about it here.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7nPOzGeyaw Arch Stanton

    I kind of remember the wooden escalators often being out of service, as well.

  • Peter Darrow

    I stopped in to ask the other day. In fact has no name yet, it is a spinoff of the River Cafe.

  • DIBS

    There were a few wood ones in Macy’s at the Herald Square location. Since I haven’t been in there in decades I have no idea if they are still in place.

  • Bornhere
  • Andrew Porter

    Dr. Howard B. Moshman died on March 1, 2019 at the age of 96. Born March 29th, 1922, he practiced dentistry in Brooklyn Heights for more than 50 years and was a prolific writer, painter, and story teller. He is survived by his wife Ruth Moshman, his sons David Moshman, Stanley Moshman and Robert Moshman as well as five grandchildren. Funeral services were March 4th.

    There is a long article about him and his dental dynasty here:

    http://tinyurl.com/y5dtolqr

    And here he is in 2017:
    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/3aa1f8426d6abae878c5969d7b5fe6ad18c8d8dc86f7a930393fece05a0e1952.jpg

  • Andrew Porter

    I think so.

    Ever seen the Egyptian escalators in Harrod’s in London?