ENJOY GREAT DINING
ON OUR OUTDOOR PATIO
ibur stalwarts Victor Dazbas,
general manager; John Cetrone,
manager; and Fran Ober, office
Phil Alper and Clive Cantor
held court in a side booth ...
Eleanor Riseman, the wonderful
gal who choreographs all Infants
Service Group shows, to take tap
dancing lessons in October ...
Harold Haas in his usual num-
ber one booth ... Lorraine and
Marty Blanck already planning
big things for their 50th an-
niversary next June ... David
and Phyllis Barr dancing until
David finally took off his tie.
The food line moved faster
than usual ... with another
avalanche of goodies continuing
to come in from the kitchen for
the over 1,000 attendees ...
Shrimp cocktail, vegetables and
relishes with dip, chilled shell
pasta primavera, sauteed soft-
shell crabs, baby bay scallops
with cheese, BBQ baby-back ribs,
sliced tenderloin of beef, Italian
sausage with hot and sweet pep-
pers, chicken stir fry, coconut
chicken, Swedish-style meat
balls, vegetable stuffed won tons,
baked mussels, calamari, escar-
got ... and the luscious-looking
sweet table with French minia-
ture pastries, chocolate dipped
But Marty and Karen still
have a problem every year ...
How to top the last one.
CONGRATS ... To Karen Le-
derman (Marc), Dr. Marty Apple
(Margo) and Gail Dvorkin (Louis)
... on their 40th birthdays ...
Karen, Marty and Gail are the
triplets of Beverly and Meyer Ap-
ple, who helped celebrate at E.G.
Nick's ... to Barry and Linda
Solomon ... on their 20th an-
BENEFIT pre-opening of Rel-
Wilk have their biggie during ish restaurant for the Barbara
summer and do away with won- Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
dering if guys and gals will be (formerly Michigan Cancer Foun-
dation), has been rescheduled by
here during the winter.
Biggest shocker wasn't the Unique Restaurant Corp. to Sept.
low-cut dresses or those that al- 20 ... Feast For The Cure in-
most came up above the hips ... cludes strolling supper and mu-
It was Marty himself ... and you sic by the Sheila Landis and Rick
had to see the stunned faces Matle Jazz Duo ... Entire $40
when he sang, "New York, New ticket goes to the Karmanos In-
York," backed by the Suzy & Dan stitute.
BERGY DAR.AKJIAN, one
Quartet ... Not too many have
heard Marty sing before ... and of the honorees at the 10th an-
nual Stars of Hope Gala and Auc-
Outside, the driveway was en- tion by the Arthritis Foundation,
closed with a netted tent, where Sept. 16 at Hyatt Regency, Dear-
the Billy Rose Quartet played for born, has known the suffering of
arthritis ... and it is such a thrill
listening and dancing.
Shirley Eder and hubby Ed of happiness to see her continue
Slatkin stopped enroute to the working.
This is why sons Armen and
Fox for Diana Ross ... Gus and
and Bergy and John, are not
Jane Kasapis raved about their
grandson and granddaughter by only donating a flawless one-
carat diamond, but also gave use
Randy and Callie Markuson
Gus, the overall Ram's Horn of their 8600-foot John Darakjian
bossman, was among other Jewelers state-of-the-art store on
restaurant gents ... Manuel Northwestern Highway to host
Chavez, Ristorante de Modesta; its recent preview party.
The 10th annual Stars of Hope
Joe Machiorlatti, Mr. Joe's;
Richard Steinik, Detroit Bagel; Gala will be a black-tie event ...
Ernie Palombo, day manager at reception and silent auction 6
Ginopolis'; and of course Excal- p.m.; dinner 7 p.m. CI
Ristorante can be mighty proud
of this accomplishment.
SATURDAY NIGHTS at
Arriva Italia on East 12 Mile,
between Mound and Van Dyke,
are awaited evenings for many
This is when owner Sam
Locriccio and excellent songstress
Sandra Mandella do their won-
derful duo bit on stage after din-
ner ... Sam and Sandra were
both hits with the Lorio.
Show business continues in a
big way at Arriva ... A lot of
dinner-show sellouts are an-
ticipated for a bangup talent
Following the Gaylords, Sept.
15-16; is Soupy Sales, Sept. 20-
21; Johnny Trudell's Tribute to
Stan Kenton, featuring the Four
Freshmen, Oct. 2-7; A Tribute
To Louis Prima, Oct. 10-15,
features Sam Butera and the
Shecky Greene comes in Oct.
24-28; Pat Cooper, Nov. 10-11;
and Buddy Greco, Nov. 17-18.
EACH YEAR, people say the
party can't get any better ... But
it does ... And the food again
flowed like the endless buffet it
is intended to be.
As many folks put it, "Marty
and Karen sure put on a great
It was the 17th anniversary
shindig of Excalibur, on Franklin
at Northwestern and 12 Mile ...
Although the actual anniversary
is in February, Marty and Karen
Owners always on
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AMC MAPLE 3 THEATRE
"more than just a movie theatre"
The Film Lovers Club Meeting
Sunday, September 17, 1995
at 10:00 a.m. at The Maple Theatre
Guest Speakers: Charles Gaba, Filmmaker
and John Prusak of Detroit Area Film &
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