Gabe Pressman, Inner Circle Dean, dead at 93

Gabe Pressman, a reporter whose career over 70 years spanned the length and breadth of journalism in New York and across the U.S.A., died June 23. His wife, Vera, confirmed he died in his sleep after a brief illness. He was 93 years old. Gabe – everyone, from mayors to more…

Larry Sutton, Heart and Soul of the Inner Circle, Dead at 64

Larry Sutton, a journalist whose career spanned four decades and who was chiefly responsible for writing the annual Inner Circle show, has died. He was 64. Sutton suffered a heart attack Saturday morning, June 17. EMS paramedics responded to his apartment in midtown but were unable to resuscitate him. Funeral more…

2017 Inner Circle Show is Another Smash Hit

New show, new venue; same resounding success. The 2017 Inner Circle Show played to a packed house on April 1 continuing a 95 year tradition of political parody, jokes and song & dance. “TRUMPED! de Blasio to the Rescue?” asked whether Mayor Bill could foil new President Donald Trump in a more…

“TRUMPED! de Blasio to the Rescue?” 2017 Show Title

It’s gonna be HUGE! The title for the Inner Circle’s 95th annual show is “TRUMPED! de Blasio to the Rescue?” and sums up the mood and direction of New York City’s top elected figures as a new political era starts. Now, the IC’s writing committee work begins in full with a more…

Hank Walter, Reporter, Speechwriter, Tenor, Poet, Dies at 88

 Henry “Hank” C. Walter, beloved Inner Circle member and past president, died Nov. 17, 2016 after a brief illness. He was a day shy of his 89th birthday. Hank became a member of the Inner Circle in 1956, during Mayor Robert Wagner’s tenure, and served as president in 1963. Here more…

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