A Virtual Tour of New York's Real Speakeasies of the 1920s and '30s

The Stork Club — East 53rd Street

The Stork was always a celebrity hot spot — before, during and after Prohibition. Gossip columnist Walter Winchell (1930’s answer to TMZ) called it New York’s New Yorkiest place — and based all of his newspaper columns and radio broadcasts on gossip he overheard at his private Table 50.