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BetteBack August 10, 1975: Bette Midler Discovers The Manhattan Transfer

Cedar Rapids Gazette August 10, 1975 Their story reads like a scenario out of a 1940s…

BetteBack June 30, 1975: People Magazine Interview Regarding “Clams”

People Magazine Bette Midler Returns In Tacky Triumph June 30, 1975 By Patricia Burstein In a…

BetteBack April 2, 1975: Bette Midler Says New Show Is A New Level Of Taste

Defiance Crescent News April 2, 1975 Bette Midler, opening April 14 at the Minskoff Theater, says…

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress:

Bette Midler Accepting Her 2017 Tony For Best Actress: “Revival is an interesting word,” she continued…

Donna Murphy Sets Final Performance Date in Hello, Dolly!; Bernadette Peters Will Perform Eight Shows a Week

Broadway Donna Murphy Sets Final Performance Date in Hello, Dolly!; Bernadette Peters Will Perform Eight Shows…

Betteback February 19, 1975: Bette Midler Confirms Her Guest For Broadway Run

Doylestown Intelligencer February 19, 1975 Lionel Hampton‘ll be with Bette Midler at the Minskoff Theater, opening…

A divine showing of divas put the ‘broad’ in Broadway

The Washington Post A divine showing of divas put the ‘broad’ in Broadway By Karen Heller…

Freak Show: Trudie Styler shares first look at her directorial debut with Bette Midler

Entertainment Weekly Freak Show: Trudie Styler shares first look at her directorial debut By JOE MCGOVERN…

BetteBack December 18, 1999: Divine Miss Millennium San Jose

Rock Publication December 18, 1999 San Jose . Watch out Silicon Valley Bette Midler is here.…

Bette Midler’s big dinner – January 6, 2017

Bette Midler’s big dinner Industry icon Bette Midler found time to dine out last night at…

Bette Midler On The Paparazzi:

Bette Midler On The Paparazzi: “The paparazzi haven’t been too much of a problem. You expect…

Bette Midler On Being The Queen Of Trash:

Bette Midler On Being The Queen Of Trash: “When I moved to New York, I was…

BetteBack December 13, 1973: Gross me out, Miss M

The Village Voice December 13, 1973 La creme de la creme and la pits de la…

BetteBack November 27, 1973: Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different

Philadelphia Inquirer Bette Midler Finds Philadelphia Audience Is Different November 27, 1973 By Judy Kinnard “Main…

BetteBack October 8, 1996: Designer balances star egos with costumes for ‘First Wives’

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago October 8, 1996 The movie: “The First Wives Club” The setup :…

BetteBack December 17, 1973: Newsweek – Here Comes Bette!

Newsweek Here Comes Bette! December 17, 1973 By Charles Michener When I’m out there, I work.…

BetteBack September 1973: Bette Midler – She Brings It All Back Home

Honolulu September 1973 SHOWTIME AT THE HIC arena: house lights dim and the last strag­glers are…

BetteBack August 26, 1973: Sensitive Midler a Sure Bet to Continue Ascent as Singing Star

The Sunday Denver Post August 26, 1973 IN A WORD, Bette Midler is hot. Her first…

Catching Up With Sandra Bernhard: Bette Midler, Donald Trump, And Culture

Gothamist Catching Up With Sandra Bernhard: On Trump, Citi Bike, And NYC Ambassador Taylor Swift BY…

Whose Queer?: A Review of ‘the 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer

Huffington Post Whose Queer?: A Review of ‘the 1970s: The Blossoming of a Queer Enlightenment’ at…

BetteBack August 13, 1995: Bette Midler’s Manhattan Restoration Project

Lethbridge Herald August 13, 1995 Midler’s mission Ecology-minded Bette Midler is so fed up with urban…

BetteBack May 21, 1995: Bette Midler Teams Up With The Manhattan Transfer

The Columbian (Vancouver, WA) May 21, 1995 | Associated Press The Offbeat of Avenues” led Manhattan…

NYRP’s Spring Picnic To Be Held June 1, 2016 At Morris-Jumel Mansion

NYRP’s Spring Picnic is the perfect way to celebrate our great city and to help us…

BetteBack October 9, 1993: Bette Midler Surprised At How Restrained Her Audience Has Become

Indiana Gazette October 9, 1993 Bette Midler is not Just making box-office history at Badio City…

Bette Midler To Attend Groundbreaking One Millionth Tree Ceremony Tomorrow

DNAInfo Bette Midler Nonprofit to Complete Goal of Planting 1 Million Trees in NYC By Eddie…

Hulaween’s-A-Coming! And It’s Probably Miss M’s Last!

Miss M, it has been confirmed, says this will most likely be her last Hulaween. Yes,…

BetteBack How did things wind up on the Woody Allen-Bette Midler movie “Scenes From a Mall ” ?

Santa Ana Orange County Register August 28, 1990 How did things wind up on the Woody…

Maria Rodale: My Bette Midler Story

The Huffington Post My Bette Midler Story Maria Rodale CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc. and…

Earth Day Special – NYRP: Surveying How Their Gardens Grow

New York Times Surveying How Their Gardens Grow April 19, 2015 Deborah Marton spends her workdays…

Liz Smith Talks Turning 90, Gossip, Bette Midler, Stars, Being Outed, And Much More…

Hollywood Reporter At 92, Liz Smith Reveals How Rupert Murdoch Fired Her, What It Felt Like…

BetteBack June 7, 1988: Big Business – Laugh Till You Hurt Funny

Doylestown Intelligencer June 7, 1988 If it’s been a while since you’ve laughed until it hurt,…

BetteBack January 16, 1985: My Girdle Is Killing Me

Shoal Lake Star January 16, 1985 Bette “ The Divine One” Midler is set to star…

Video: Bette Midler On The Insider This Morning

Bette Midler took over a Manhattan Barnes & Noble store for a book signing for the…

BetteBack August 22, 1982: Was Barry Manilow Ever Bette’s Boyfriend?

Madison Wisconsin State Journal August 22, 1982 Q. How old is singer-composer Barry Manilow? Was he…

BetteBack January 19, 1980: Exciting field of Oscar candidates

Winnipeg Free Press January 19, 1980 HOLLYWOOD — The only point to the otherwise forlorn exercise…

BetteBack December 16, 1979: Midler on The Rose’: ‘Like what I lived through’

Elyria Chronicle Telegram December 16, 1979 CHICAGO — At first it seemed the casting mistake of…

NYRP: SPRING 2013 TREE GIVEAWAYS BEGIN IN March!

SPRING 2013 TREE GIVEAWAYS BEGIN IN March! Thanks to our community partners, tree giveaways will be…

Audio: “I Never Talk To Strangers” By Bette Midler And Tom Waits

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BetteBack December 5, 1976: More On Those Movies

The Manhattan Mercury Sunday, December 5, 1976 Short Takes—Bette Midler has signed to star in two…

Movie Review: Parental Guidance ~ “The movie kept us laughing from start to finish.”

Newsday Kidsday: ‘Parental Guidance’ review Published: December 21, 2012 2:27 PM By SOFIA FERREZA, KENNEDY KEENAN…

Sassy Miss Bette!

Bette Midler: Still sassy at 67 By Ruben V. Nepales Philippine Daily Inquirer December 21, 2012 |…

BetteBack 1975: Bette Gets Offered To Do A Television Special With ABC

Tyrone Daily Herald Television In Review July 17, 1975 NEW YORK (UPI) — Bette Midler, the…

BetteBack October 9, 1993: Bette Midler Makes Scalper History

Indiana Gazette Scoop Liz Smith October 9, 1993 Bette Midler is not Just making box-office history…

The ManHattan

London Evening Standard Evening Standard Cocktails Blog 09 May 2012  The Manhattan “Bartender, I’d like a…

See Liz Smith Interview Bette Midler April 16 – More Information In Post

THE ONE, THE ONLY Bette Midler has agreed to sit down, in person, in the flesh,…

Win a year’s worth of Sunday night hotel stays at Affinia Manhattan and help Benefit NYRP

Gadling Win a year’s worth of Sunday night hotel stays at Affinia Manhattan by McLean Robbins…

10 Myths Debunked About Occupy Wall Street

Blue Hampshire Onsite at Occupy Wall Street: 10 Myths Debunked by: Tully Fitzsimmons Sun Nov 06, 2011…

Reminder: 10th annual Spring Picnic Wednesday

Liz Smith ON WEDNESDAY Bette Midler’s New York Restoration Project celebrates their 10th annual Spring Picnic…

10 Disturbing Kid’s Movies?

Popcrunch 10 Kids’ Movies That Are Actually Deeply Disturbing May 17th, 2011 by Julian Its difficult…

Cottages-Gardens Bette’s Million Every city exists in nature. “It’s that simple,” says Janice Parker. “You just…