Say the words “Friars Club” to any native New Yorker of a certain age and they’ll conjure up images of a golden era. Through the years comedy legends like Milton Berle, George Burns and Jerry Lewis have been members of the New York landmark institution. And that, odd as it may seem, was a problem. Its grand traditions aside,...
NYC Friars Club, a private club for entertainers, reopened with new renovations during the COVID-19 pandemic, hoping to draw in membership with a younger crowd. Linda Gaudino reports.