I became obsessed with WWI in the fall of 2011. A new bakery and coffee shop called Doughboy opened in the West Village. It was at the corner of Charles and Hudson streets. Not only was it a refresshing alternative to Starbucks, they made the best banana bread I’ve tasted since my grandmother died in 1982. #menswear #art #architecture #murder #trialofthecentury #vice        Follow the progress of my new book at culvermccall.com.

I became obsessed with WWI in the fall of 2011. A new bakery and coffee shop called Doughboy opened in the West Village. It was at the corner of Charles and Hudson streets. Not only was it a refresshing alternative to Starbucks, they made the best banana bread I’ve tasted since my grandmother died in 1982. #menswear #art #architecture #murder #trialofthecentury #vice Follow the progress of my new book at culvermccall.com.

Doughboys

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I became obsessed with WWI in the fall of 2011. A new bakery and coffee shop called Doughboy opened in the West Village. It was at the corner of Charles and Hudson streets. Not only was it a refresshing alternative to Starbucks, they made the best banana bread I’ve tasted since my grandmother died in 1982.

Doughboy became my Saturday afternoon destination spot. I’d meet friends there for coffee…

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Over There

“Over There” is a 1917 song popular with United States soldiers in both world wars. It was a “propaganda” song designed to galvanize American young men to enlist in the army and fight the “Hun”.

It was written by George M. Cohan in April 1917. Americans believed at that time that the war would be short and the song reflected that…

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