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Now celebrating it s 90th anniversary, Bendheim glass looks to the future.

1927 was an auspicious year in New York. Charles Lindbergh flew The Spirit of St. Louis from New York to Paris in the first nonstop transatlantic flight, and was welcomed home with a tickertape parade. In Times Square, Al Jolson lit up movie screens in The Jazz Singer, the first feature-length fi lm with synchronized sound, ushering in the era of the “talkie” with the immortal line, “You ain’t heard nothin’ yet.” The Holland Tunnel opened after five years of construction, connecting New York and New Jersey, and permanently tying up traffic on Canal Street.

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