Maureen Dowd takes the podium to remember her mentor, Arthur Gelb, at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre on Tuesday (Nicole Puglise/New York Observer)

Hundreds Gather to Remember Arthur Gelb at Eugene O’Neill Theater

On Tuesday, nearly 600 people gathered for a reunion of sorts inside the Eugene O’Neill Theater. The room was full of chatter and laughter as those present shared a hug, a laugh, or more importantly, a memory of their time spent with legendary journalist, Arthur Gelb. An image of a wistful looking Mr. Gelb oversaw the two-hour ceremony, as friends, family, and colleagues remembered him. He passed away on May 20, 2014, at the age of 90.

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