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Bette Midler On Relating To Stella:

Bette Midler On Relating To Stella: “I understand the maternal emotions now. I’ve become satisfied with…

BetteBack January 14, 1998: Bette Midler Moving Forward With “Harlettes” TV Series

Daily News January 14, 1998 They’re moving forward on the “Harlettes” TV series pilot, being produced…

BetteBack March 27, 1973: Divining Bette Midler

European Stars And Stripes March 27, 1973 THE Divine Miss M., as she calls herself, has…

Bette Midler On What Happened After Her Oscar Nomination For The Rose:

Bette Midler On What Happened After Her Oscar Nomination For The Rose: “Nothing! I didn’t get…

Bette Midler On The Rose Character:

Bette Midler On The Rose Character: “She’s a rock’n’roll character. There’s really not that much difference…

What Part Of The Rose’s Character Comes Closest To Bette Midler:

What Part Of The Rose’s Character Comes Closest To Bette Midler: “Rose wants to be looked…

BetteBack July 9, 1997: Creating For Life Benefit For AIDS

Daily Herald Suburban Chicago July 9, 1997 A T-shirt designed by Bette Midler will be among…

Bette Midler new interview: ‘I was the biggest coward in the world’

The Telegraph Bette Midler interview: ‘I was the biggest coward in the world’ By Paul Sexton…

Bette Midler To Appear At The FOLD Festival October 8 At Forest Hills Stadium In Queens

Konbini Nile Rodgers Is Bringing All The Disco Legends To NYC, And We Can’t Help But…

Rapper 50 Cent’s (With The Help of Bette Midler) community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention

Inhabitant Rapper 50 Cent’s community garden offers a green alternative to juvenile detention by Nicole Jewell,…

BetteBack April 4, 1997: Boston Herald – That Old Feeling

The Boston Herald April 4, 1997 | Verniere, James Carl Reiner’s “That Old Feeling” is “The…

Bette Midler Reveals How She Got Her Nickname with Release of Deluxe Edition of ‘The Divine Miss M’

Extra Bette Midler Reveals How She Got Her Nickname with Release of Deluxe Edition of ‘The…

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 18, 1973: The Return Of Show Biz, Starring Divine Miss M

Ithaca New Times November 18, 1973 Bette Midler defies description. Trying to explain one of her…

BetteBack October 1, 1973: Flashy, Trashy and Infectious Miss M

San Mateo Times October 1, 1973 In this crazy rock ‘n roll world where superstars streak…

BetteBack September 23, 1973: Bette Midler Sings In Berkley

San Francisco Chronicle September 23, 1973 Bette Midler, “The Divine Miss M.,” returns to the Bay…

BetteBack September 11, 1973: Bette Midler – Wonderful Bananas!

Press Telegram September 11, 1973 Lights dimmed. Ripples of excited hush crackled through the audience like…

BetteBack August 29, 1973: Truly Tacky Bette Midler – And How She Got That Way

In Concert Truly Tacky Bette Midler – And How She Got That Way August 29, 1973…

Betteback March 12, 1973: HOW DIVINE – MISS M

The Washington Post March 12, 1973 You had to be there. Bette Midler stood on the…

How Real Estate Philanthropy Drives Economic Development

National Real Estate Investor How Real Estate Philanthropy Drives Economic Development Jul 11, 2016 By Byron…

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…

What Makes the Ideal Broadway Show Poster?

Playbill What Makes the Ideal Broadway Show Poster? BY MICHAEL GIOIA JUL 02, 2016 On Broadway:…

BetteBack March 19, 1973: Bette Midler Collides With Her Image

Los Angeles Times March 19, 1973 Bette Midler, who during the past few months has charged up…

BetteBack March 3, 1973: Bawdy, Bodacious Bette

The National Observer Bawdy, Bodacious Bette March 3, 1973 By Bill Marvel HERE IT IS 7:30…

Jennica McCleary Coming to The Metropolitan Room, 7/1 In New York

BroadwayWorld.com Jennica McCleary Coming to The Metropolitan Room, 7/1 June 17, 2016 by BWW News Desk…

BetteBack June 30, 1972: Singer From The Tubs’ Hits Nightclub Circuit (Interview)

Winnipeg Free Press June 30, 1972 N E W YORK (Special) — Nightclub singer Bette Midler…

More On Spring Picnic With Christy Labonte

Oh my goodness, what an evening!! I attended Bette Midler‘s NYRP Spring Picnic this evening. When…

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…

I consider myself a New Yorker. I’ve had a lot of good times in New York, and I’ve had a lot of success…

“I consider myself a New Yorker. I’ve had a lot of good times in New York,…

BetteBack July 27, 1995: Will Bette Midler Be In Woody Allen’s First Musical

Mister D: I think Goldie Hawn was the one who eventually got the part. Santa Ana…

The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable…

“The only thing Madonna will ever do like a virgin is give birth in a stable.”…

Bette Midler – New York, New York – Diva Las Vegas -1997

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Restoring green to a city’s concrete hardscape

Japan Today Restoring green to a city’s concrete hardscape by Deborah Marton APR. 24, 2016 Americans’…

When I moved to New York, I was very disappointed in how parts of the city looked…

“When I moved to New York, I was very disappointed in how parts of the city…

I consider myself a New Yorker…

I consider myself a New Yorker. I’ve had a lot of good times in New York,…

BetteBack June 14, 1995: Bette Midler Announces Clean-Up Of Hudson River Waterfront

The Buffalo News (Buffalo, NY) June 14, 1995 Bette Midler has migrated from Beaches to the…

BetteBack May 20, 1995: CALIFORNIA CLEANUP GROUP TAKES ANTI-LITTER CRUSADE TO MANHATTAN

Daily News (Los Angeles, CA) May 20, 1995 | Marni McEntee Daily News Staff Writer The…

BetteBack April 29, 1995: Bette Midler And Robin Williams Adopt Highways In New York

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) April 29, 1995 | Susan Bickelhaupt and Ellen O’Brien, Globe Staff…

Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot To Lieutenant Commander Louis Mirabal March 26

Playbill Hairspray Composer Marc Shaiman Ties The Knot BY PLAYBILL STAFF MAR 26, 2016 Grammy, Emmy,…

BetteBack January 1, 1995: The Year In Concerts

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) January 1, 1995 | Steve Morse, Globe Staff Pinch yourself, because…

When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.

When it’s three o’clock in New York, it’s still 1938 in London.

BetteBack June 9, 1994: Midler Shares Divine Thoughts

Altoona Mirror June 9, 1994 The art of conversation is not dead. Granted, it may not…

People Are Adopting New York City Gardens Thanks To Bette Midler And NYRP

Town & Country People Are Adopting New York City Gardens by SAM DANGREMOND FEB 19, 2016…

Bette Midler isn’t a helicopter mom

New York Post Bette Midler isn’t a helicopter mom By Dana Schuster February 10, 2016 |…

BetteBack September 18, 1993: Bette Midler shows she’s still a top-rate singer, performer

Pacific Stars And Stripes September 18, 1993 NEW YORK — Bette Midler has brought song, sass…

Bette Midler Profile – Divine Intervention 2015

Mix Online Bette Midler Profile Divine Intervention 2015 July 6, 2015 Photo: Steve Jennings   Bette…

On Finding A Worm In Her Sandwich While Being Interviewed (She Flicked It Off):

On Finding A Worm In Her Sandwich While Being Interviewed (She Flicked It Off): “Have you…

BetteBack December 12, 1993: Bette Midler Is Pulling Out All The Stops

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) Pulling out all the stops December 12, 1993 | Bruce McCabe,…

BetteBack December 12, 1993: Bette Midler, Center Stage; Belting It As Mama Rose In CBS’s Remake Of `Gypsy’

The Washington Post Bette Midler, Center Stage; Belting It As Mama Rose In CBS’s Remake Of…

BetteBack September 5, 1993: It’s show time – Bette Midler Less outrageous but still divine (Interview)

The Boston Globe (Boston, MA) It’s show time Bette Midler Less outrageous but still divine September…

BetteBack September 11, 1993: MIDLER OF THE ROAD BETTE STRUTS BACK OUT WITH SEQUINS AND SILLINESS (Interview)

Chicago Tribune MIDLER OF THE ROAD BETTE STRUTS BACK OUT WITH SEQUINS AND SILLINESS September 11,…

BetteBack August 7, 1993: Midler Options Life Stories Of Lainie Kazan And Record Mogul Florence Greenberg

Indiana Gazette By Liz Smith August 7, 1993 “It’s a hard life. It is a very…

The Millionth Tree Planting In New York: Bette Midler Had A Dream

Wall Street Journal De Blasio, Bloomberg Share a Few Laughs at Tree Planting Bette Midler is…

Mayor de Blasio Celebrates One Millionth Tree with Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bette Midler, Volunteers, and Community Members

NYC.gov Mayor de Blasio Celebrates One Millionth Tree with Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Bette Midler, Volunteers,…

BetteBack Feb. 14, 1976: The Bette Midler Incident In Buffalo, New York Or Why Bette Wouldn’t Play There Till Kiss My Brass 2004

Mister D: Or why Bette didn’t play Buffalo, NY again until the Divine Intervention Tour The…

Bette Midler: We did it – One Million Trees for New York City! No Other City Has Reached This Goal!

  I’m writing to thank you for your tremendous support in helping the New York Restoration…

Shayna Steele (Bette Midler Background Vocalist) Hits The Road For Mini-Concert Tour

Shayna Steele Hits The Road For Mini-Concert Tour I’ll be hitting the road for a few…

New York City is now home to 1 million new trees

Mother Nature Network New York City is now home to 1 million new trees The streets…

Bette Midler to Be Honored for Environmental Work at Annual Hulaween Party With The “Green Goddess” Award

Rolling Stone Bette Midler to Be Honored for Environmental Work at Annual Hulaween Party Performer’s non-profit,…

Bette Fulfills Dream…New York Will Plant One Millionth Tree On Wednesday

New York Times New York City Prepares to Plant One Millionth Tree, Fulfilling a Promise By…

BetteBack Review February 22, 1991: ‘Scenes from a Mall’ imitates real life

Syracuse Herald February 22, 1991 “There is something really perverse about sitting in a mall, watching…

Entertainment Weekly Grades Miss M’s Movies, Music, Books, And Videos From 1973 – 1991

Entertainment Weekly Betteography Posted December 20 1991 — 12:00 AM EST From raunchy stage performer known…

Movie Review: Meet the OG Diva Who Paved the Way for Monroe, Midler – Ms. Sophie Tucker

The Advocate Meet the OG Diva Who Paved the Way for Monroe, Midler A new documentary…

“I may look pretty good to you right now but I’m held together with spit and glue.” (It may be time to edge away from the stage)

Daily Mail ‘I may look good to you – but I’m held together with spit and…

Maria Rodale: My Bette Midler Story

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

New York Restoration Project Invites Peter E. Raymond to Join Chairman’s Council

New York, NY (PRWEB) June 04, 2015 New York Restoration Project (NYRP) has named Peter E…

Five Straight Musicians Who Have Courted The Gays To Varying Degrees Of Success

Queerty Five Straight Musicians Who Have Courted The Gays To Varying Degrees Of Success BY: DAN…

NYRP: A Forgotten Park in the South Bronx Gets a Small Boost

New York Times A Forgotten Park in the South Bronx Gets a Small Boost By LISA…

BetteBack June 10, 1988: Midler Takes Charge In Big Business

‘Big Business‘ By Rita Kempley Washington Post Staff Writer June 10, 1988 Snow White reportedly flew…

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,…

Lift Up Your Skirt: Kathy Najimy Brings Her Act to Feinstein’s In San Fran

SFWeekly Lift Up Your Skirt: Kathy Najimy Brings Her Act to Feinstein’s Posted By David-Elijah Nahmod…

BetteBack June 5, 1988: Midler and Tomlin in Twin Act

Kokomo Tribune June 5, 1988 Ever feel you were borm into the wrong family? In Big…

BetteBack January 16, 1988: Bette Midler Should Have A TV Show

Winnipeg Free Press January 16, 1988 Q. Bette Midler is the funniest woman in the whole…

It’s The Girls on iTunes Now – Be My Baby Can Be Downloaded Now

  You can pre-order Bette Midler‘s new CD, It’s The Girls, on iTunes now. This is…

Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?

Metro Is Ugly Betty the movie coming? More importantly, will Bette Midler have a cameo role?…

Entertainment History For Oct 10th

(AP)– On October tenth, 1935, the first black opera, “Porgy and Bess” by George Gershwin, opened…

Bette And Martin Out On The Town

  Bette Midler & Martin attend Rita Wilson‘s concert show in NY along with Cyndi Lauper…

Bette Attends Barbara Walter’s Birthday Party

New York Post Page Six Cindy Adams September 28, 2014 | 10:55pm I’m Barbara’d out. Thursday…

What a rose! Bette Midler to unveil Bronx community garden renovated by her nonprofit

Mister D: Looks like there are plans for a tour in 2015 New York Daily News…

Bette Midler On Cher Via Liz Smith

Boston Herald Liz Smith: Cher is ‘Dressed to Kill‘ and eternal Sept 4, 2014 “I’M SO…

BetteBack September 20, 1986: Bette And Barry Manilow In A TV Special?

Winnipeg Free Press September 20, 1986 Q. I heard Barry Manitow and Bette Midler are going…

Streisand, Chenoweth and Midler Concert Director Shares All Aug. 20 at 7 AM and Aug. 21 at 9 PM

Playbill Streisand, Chenoweth and Midler Concert Director Shares All Aug. 20 at 7 AM and Aug.…

BetteBack April 25, 1986: More Outrageous Fortune News

Logansport Pharos Tribune April 25, 1986 HOLLYWOOD (UPI) — TV’s Shelley Long, who co-stars in “Cheers,”…

BetteBack January 11, 1986: Bette Midler isn’t really Down and Out

Alton Telegraph January 11, 1986 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler hasn’t lost any of her…

BetteBack January 3, 1986: Diabolical, Mudslinging Miss M

Farmington Daily Times January 3, 1986 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler hasn’t lost any of…

A Conversation With Paul Mazursky

NPR ‘Fresh Air’ Remembers Screenwriter Paul Mazursky TERRY GROSS, HOST: This is FRESH AIR. I’m Terry…

Literacy Partners 30th Annual Evening Of Readings – Last Night

Daily Mail Making her green with envy! Bette Midler leaves rival Barbara Walters in the shade…

BetteBack November 4, 1985: Bette Midler Helps Raise Funds Fight AIDS

Galveston Daily News November 4, 1985 NEW YORK (AP) – Bette Midler and Mikhail Baryshnikov were…

BetteUcation: Bette Midler & Tom Waits ~ Friendship

**~~** Bette & Tom Waits have been friends since the mid 70’s, this is what he…

BetteBack October 24, 1985: Bette Midler In For Ruthless People

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 24, 1985 BETTE MIDLER was in, she was out, now she’s in…

BetteBack August 6, 1985: How did Bette Midler get started?

Mister D: A very confusing answer, at least to me! Salina Journal August 6, 1985 Q.…

BetteBack July 15, 1985: Bette Quote On Marriage

Publication: News Location: Frederick, Maryland Issue Date: July 15, 1985 Quotable Quote from newlywed Bette Midler…

There is no one like Bette Midler!

NYSD Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Liz Smith Tuesday Three-Step: The Great Joan Ganz Cooney ……

Bette Midler’s Daughter Sophie Donates $10,000 Dollars To NYRP

Bette Midler keeps it light at NYRP spring picnic By Mara SieglerMay 31, 2014 | 12:15am…

Amy Poehler’s Full Speech At NYRP’s Spring Picnic

Vanity Fair 11:15 AM, MAY 30 2014 Amy Poehler Spoke at the New York Restoration Project…

New York Restoration Project’s 13th Annual Spring Picnic!

Broadway World Bette Midler Hosts New York Restoration Project‘s 13th Annual Spring Picnic! May 30 2014…

Bette Tweets: NYRP Raises More Than A Million Dollars

Bette Tweets: @BetteMidler: We raised over one million dollars for New York City Parks and Gardens…

Spring Picnic: Fashion On Display

Mister D:  Guest includes Dr. Oz, Isaac Mizrahi, Amy Poehler, Cynthia Nixon, Bernadette Peters, Melissa Leo,…

Fiesty former Texas governor Ann Richards remembered with NY garden dedicated by Bette Midler & Liz Smith

Culture Map Fiesty former Texas governor Ann Richards remembered with NY garden dedicated by Bette Midler…

Architectural Digest: Inside Bette Midler’s Penthouse

For more photos: Click Here Bette Midler, the showbiz force of nature also known as the…

Bette Midler To Be On “The View” Friday May 9th (Thanks Michael)

  Bette Midler To Be On “The View” Friday May 9th. Don’t forget “The Colbert Report”…

Bette Midler Opens Up “The Ann Richards Memorial Garden”

Chicago Tribune Bette Midler honors Ann Richards, works nonstop for NYC By Liz Smith, Tribune Content…

Ouch!!!

Daily Mail Ouch! Bette Midler shares photo of her bandaged toe and blames the injury on…

BetteBack October 27, 1983: We Need More Bette Midler TV Specials

Pacific Stars And Stripes October 27, 1983 Midler TV special is long overdue What television needs…

BetteBack October 23, 1983: Bette Midler At The CrossRoads

Elyria Chronicle Telegram October 23, 1983 A subdued Bette Midler is facing a new crossroad There’s but…

Bette Midler on Soph, Janis Joplin, and Her Early Years in New York City

Vulture Bette Midler on Soph, Janis Joplin, and Her Early Years in New York City By…

Bette Midler: New CD Information

Here’s a little update on Ms. M’s upcoming CD. First of all, it’s not finished yet.…

She’s still got it!

Daily Mail She’s still got it! Bette Midler, 68, bares her legs in a white skirt…

Interview: ‘It was wonderful…With Midler and Manilow we cut most of it live’

Buenes Aires Herald 4-1-14 Geoffrey Haslam, former Atlantic Records producer Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ‘It was…

Reminder: Tonight’s Book Signing In New York

Bette Midler A View From a Broad Author Event Join the legendary Bette Midler in conversation…

Review: Bette Midler As Sue Mengers – Delicious!

Broadway World BWW Reviews: Bette Midler a Triumphant Sue Mengers at the Geffen December 6, 2013…

Perfumer Jo Malone joins city and Bette Midler in adding a nice smell to the banks of the Gowanus Canal.

New York Daily News One cure for Lavender Lake? Lavender! Perfumer Jo Malone joins city and…

Donna Maxon’s “Bette & Barry: Back to the Bathhouse” Friday, Sept 20, Laurie Beecham Theatre

After a sold out run last fall, Bette Midler tribute artist Donna Maxon revisits the glorious…

Sophie von Haselberg embraces the challenge of acting

Boston Globe Sophie von Haselberg embraces the challenge of acting By Don Aucoin | GLOBE STAFF…

BetteBack November 5, 1981: The Rise Of Luther Vandross

News November 5, 1981 Vandrou’ first solo LP. “Never Too Much,” oo Epic Records, was No.…

BetteBack October 15, 1981: Bette To Star In NYC Opera Benefit

Salina Journal October 15, 1981 Bette Midler will star in the “Broadway Salutes the New York…

Bette Tweets: Karen Black, Cate Blanchett, And The Present

  Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Karen Black, brilliant, unpredictable, dead at 74…. Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Cate Blanchett…

BetteBack August 22, 1981: No Regrets For Aaron Russo

Winnipeg Free Press August 22, 1981 Movie producer Aaron Rosso doesn’t regret having parted with Bette…

Why Ms Rodale Loves New York

Huffington Post Why I love New York City By Maria Rodale 08/05/2013 Some people have the…

“Casting By” Premieres Monday Night On HBO

By Susan King, Los Angeles Times August 4, 2013, 7:00 a.m. Marion Dougherty, who helped give…

BetteBack July 25, 1981: Bette Cutting Country Single?

Santa Ana Orange County Register July 25, 1981   Can you believe this one? Bette Midler…

BetteBack July 12, 1981: I Like My Privacy!

Salina Journal July 12, 1981 Because I like my privacy, that’s why,” the divine Bette Midler…

Take A Stand On Gun Control

Bette Midler is taking a stand. The iconic performer took to Twitter on Wednesday to speak…

Bette Tweets: 20 Feet From Stardom

Bette Midler ‏@BetteMidler Darlene Love and the extraordinary Lisa Fischer sang today at the lunch/launch for…

BetteBack March 26, 1981: Ken Wahl

Winnipeg Free Press March 26, 1981 Bette Midler is being teamed up with Ken (Fort Apache)…