The Restaurant That Died on 9/11

Windows on the World was a paragon of New York splendor. And then it was gone.

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“I“I don’t mean to break in on the fun, but this is a serious news story,” Howard Stern said on the radio. “A plane has crashed into the World Trade Center.” Glenn Vogt, Windows on the World’s general manager, was listening as he drove down the West Side Highway. He couldn’t…