Save the Date:



Errol Louis

Errol Louis, host of NY1’s “Road to City Hall,” the preeminent New York City political news and opinion program, will be the guest speaker at our next lunch, on April 20.  The hour-long show, which airs weeknights at 7:00 and 11:00 on New York’s all-news cable channel, features in-depth reporting and interviews with a vibrant mix of political newsmakers, journalists, pundits and leading cultural lights.

Prior to joining NY1 in 2010, Louis was a columnist for the New York Daily News, writing about a variety of political and social issues, and a member of the editorial board.  In 2008, as a top-tier commentator, Louis was chosen to host the Morning Show, three hours of weekday radio talk, broadcast on AM1600 WWRL.  In 2010, the Village Voice named him the city’s best newspaper columnist and radio show host.

In addition to his NY1 duties, Louis serves as director of the Urban Reporting Program at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.  He is also a frequent guest on other local radio and television shows and, since 2008, a contributor to CNN, offering expert political commentary and analysis.

Born in Harlem, the son of a police officer, and raised in New Rochelle, Louis holds a B.A. in government from Harvard, an M.A. in political science from Yale and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.  He began his journalism career at the New York Sun, following a failed run for City Council in 1997. He moved to the Daily News in 2004.

The Date:   April 19, 2017
The Time:  Noon
The Place: National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South

A Reminder: The procedure for making lunch reservations has changed. Reservations are to be made online through the service known as Eventbrite. 

Here’s the link:

When you reach that site, click on the word “TICKETS” and follow the directions. There is no charge for this, unless you want to pay in advance, in which case a fee of $3.74 for each member’s ticket will be added. The fee for each paid-in-advance guest ticket is $4.02. If you choose to pay at the door, as in the past, you may continue to do so. No fee for that, of course.

N.B. You may continue to reserve by calling the Silurian reservation line at 212-532-0887. Lunch prices remain at $50 for members, $55 for guests, payable at the door by cash (exact change, please), check or credit card. And if you’re bringing a guest, make sure to give us your guest’s name. Each member can reserve for one guest, with additional guests put on a waiting list, pending a final count.

Hope to see you on April 19.

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