Snow-Blind from Glare

Show people have a saying that their worst two weeks are Holy Week and any week in St. Louis. But nightclub owners had unholier reasons to cry into their champagne last week. In Manhattan, some of the gaudiest and most popular clubs dropped minimum and cover charges. Several were planning to "close for the summer" early next month. With very few exceptions, business was off from 20 to 40% in even the most popular spots. There was grave danger that owners would go snow-blind from the glare of white tablecloths.

Even more definite storm warnings came last week from the American...

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