Ben Benson, Who Put Singles in a Bar and Steak on the Tables, Dies at 89

People used to call Ben Benson’s the most famous steakhouse nobody’s ever heard of. The clubby theater district hangout that might host Paul Simon one night and Walter Cronkite the next did not have the cozy historical resonance of Keens or the stark light and Brooklyn swagger of Peter Luger. In the pantheon of the … Read more Ben Benson, Who Put Singles in a Bar and Steak on the Tables, Dies at 89

April Dunn, Louisiana Fighter for Disability Rights, Dies at 33

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. April Dunn, an advocate for people with disabilities who worked for the governor of Louisiana, died of complications of the coronavirus on Saturday in Baton Rouge. She was 33. Her death was announced by Gov. … Read more April Dunn, Louisiana Fighter for Disability Rights, Dies at 33