Did You Know?
[about Gene Baylos
] Three or four comics were standing in front of the Stage Deli on 7th Avenue. Across the street they were digging out the foundation of what was going to become The Americana Hotel. Gene Baylos ran over to them after they had dug 40-foot holes. He ran over to the foreman and he yelled, "I told you 43rd Street--not 53rd Street!!!"