Bobby Van Gets His Due at Long LastBobby Van died in obscurity earlier this week, but his name once rang out gloriously in the press pages and the whispers of the beau monde. There aren’t any more like him around, and Daily Intel gives the man his due.
Remembering Bobby Van’s Glory Days [Daily Intel]
Theater-District Restaurants Saved; Bobby Van, Tragic Steak Man, DiesWith the Broadway strike officially settled, area restaurants breathe a collective sigh of relief. [NYT]
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Bobby Van, “who had unhealthy appetite for booze and cocaine” and was forced out of his own steakhouse business years ago, died on Tuesday as an obscure taxi driver out in Long Island. [NYP]
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