25 Aug 2015

Alice de Almeida from Algonquin Hotel

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:23 pm on 25 August 2015

One of the most historic luxury hotels in New York, the Algonquin Hotel is known for its rich history. It played host to The Algonquin Round Table - a group of journalists, authors, publicists and actors, such as Dorothy Parker, who met at the hotel daily in the 1920s. In 1939, The Oak Room at the hotel opened, and became one of New York City's premier cabaret nightclubs. But there's another side of the hotel's history - it's home to one of Manhattan's most celebrated cats. Matilda The Cat has nearly 10,000 followers on Facebook, her own annual fashion show, and she tweets on nearly a daily basis. The woman who has the job of looking after her is Alice De Almeida.