Cornelia Street Cafe
It had been an antique store, then a junk store, then a hideous hangout for Thunderbird-sipping neighborhood workers. Since 1977, the location has been The Cornelia Street Cafe, an elegant West Village magnet for an amazing array of artists. It has become a New York institution, having won numerous awards for its superb food as well as its lineup of varied cultural programming.
One 78-year-old's story of wisdom and exuberance
Last night I had a nightmare that I was at the Cornelia Street Café to do a reading from my novel. In the nightmare, I stood at the microphone on the small stage in front of a packed house.
Near the end of "Bad Role Models," Frost wonders, "Is life more like a dream, or a movie?" When immersed in the quick-paced cinematic atmosphere Frost creates onstage, I'm inclined to say "movie."