Rutherfurd Remembers


A Lifetime Of New York Minutes

The first time I ever saw New York I was 16 years old, and I was all alone. My parents had sent me around the world. Read Essay.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did You Know?
In 1598, Queen Elizabeth ordered a banquet featuring a food source from the new world: potatoes. The royal cooks, having never prepared potatoes before, threw the veggie away and cooked the green part or eye instead, sickening the whole royal court. Elizabeth banned the vegetable. The ban was eventually lifted a few years later when potatoes gained popularity in Spain, France and Italy.




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