Ths was also known as “Beach 75th  Street Business District.” Looking west towards Beach 116th Street, on the left is Miller’s Cabaret & Casino, Etna Hotel (arch) and White Horse Hut Restaurant. Can you see the statue of a white horse on the roof front?

On the right, is Oppenheirmer’s Hotel; they called it “Opps” for short. The ground floor of Opps Hotel was “Metz & Zewperk’s Kneipe – Gambrinus Bie’re” (German/Czech: Pub – King of Beers). Adjoining was Yanowitz Department Store, they

The Stafford Hotel on Beach 67th Street was one of smaller luxuriously furnished hotels in Arverne. There were accommodations for 125 guests. The beach was 300 feet from their doorstep and one block from the train station.


Serves: 2


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • Handful of fresh basil, slivered
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3-4 cloves garlic, diced
  • **½ cup white wine
  • ½ ounce Parmesan cheese
  • 4 slices Havarti Cheese



Season the cutlets with salt and pepper.

Heat olive oil on medium heat and brown the cutlets. Remove to a warm plate.

Add the garlic stirring until fragrant. Add wine (or broth if you substituted) to deglaze the pan.

Put chicken

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