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REPORTS: Eliot Spitzer Investigated For Allegedly Assaulting Woman

New York Daily News | Jade Walker | Posted 02.14.2016 | Crime

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer is being investigated by the NYPD after allegedly assaulting a woman at the ritzy Plaza Hotel, sources said....

Biting the Big Apple: A Tour of Manhattan's Street Cuisine

Peter Mandel | Posted 12.14.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

If you want to know New York, get to know its street cuisine. I learned it early. Growing up in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, I would get a lunch of two hot dogs in steam-soft rolls from the guy who set up his stainless-steel pushcart on the corner of 17th Street every morning, rain or shine, Saturdays and holidays, summer-fall-winter-spring.

George Lucas, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury and Others Honor James Earl Jones

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.24.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

James Earl Jones is 84, and considered one of the world's finest actors, the voice of Darth Vader has been on Broadway since the 1950s, starring in plays from the Great White Hope and Othello to Fences and You Can't Take It With You. And he continues to dazzle audiences.

An Exclusive Peek Inside This Year's Tony Awards Gala

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 06.05.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

For the fifth year, the nominees, presenters and other VIPs hightail it to the famous and historic Plaza Hotel for a Tony gala for the ages. This year's theme is Marie Antoinette with shades of pink, flowers and crystal galore.

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Home
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.

A Great Holiday Tree at the Plaza

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 02.03.2014 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

New York City has many amazing Christmas trees to admire this holiday season. The one at Rockefeller Center is certainly the largest. But for a more g...

Plaza Wants 'Eyesore' Citi Bikes Removed

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.15.2013 | New York

The Plaza wants the Citi Bike rack in front of its landmark hotel yanked immediately. The hotel believes that the block-long collection of bikes a...

Glammed out Great Gatsby Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.

Kyotofu: Manhattan's Most Amazing Dessert Bar

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York

When you think of New York's best cupcake, you probably don't imagine tofu on the ingredient list. But that hasn't stopped Kyotofu from piling up the awards for their otherworldy desserts.

Rizzoli: Your Fantasy Bookstore

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.28.2013 | New York

For nearly 50 years, Rizzoli Bookstore has captured the imaginations of bibliophiles with its sophisticated and stunning Old-World charm along with a drool-worthy collection of coffee-table books that the Italian publisher, is known for.

Midtown's Secret Sanctuary

GloboMaestro | Posted 04.21.2013 | Travel

There is a discreet spot in midtown Manhattan with 100 loose-leaf tea varieties from all over the world -- and with every type of pot and glass for serving them.

WATCH: First Gay Wedding At NYC's Plaza Hotel Will Have You Weeping

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The Plaza Hotel, the iconic jewel at the base of New York City's Central Park, has long been a highly desired wedding venue for many couples and last ...

Cheers From the Plaza Hotel's Afternoon Tea

Joshua Estrin | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York
Joshua Estrin

One of New York's most intriguing and stylish addresses continues to offer a window into the past with a knack for keeping things firmly rooted in the present and future: The Plaza Hotel.

Anna Sanders

Member Of Saudi Prince's Entourage Sentenced For Plaza Hotel Rape | Anna Sanders | Posted 06.11.2012 | New York

Despite arguments that any amount of jail time could kill him, a member of a Saudi prince’s entourage was sentenced to 10 years on Thursday for rapi...

LOOK: Celebs And Their Dogs At The ASPCA Bergh Ball

Posted 04.13.2012 | New York

The ASPCA hosted their 15th annual Bergh Ball at the Plaza Hotel Thursday evening, where celebrities brought along their pets to walk the red carpet. ...

Plaza Could Be Sold In $600 Million Deal

Posted 04.09.2012 | New York

Owners of the Plaza Hotel are in talks to sell the iconic New York building, The Economic Times reports. The hotel's Israeli owners at El Had Properti...

PHOTOS: Meet New York's Most Expensive Rental At $165,000 A Month

Posted 12.08.2011 | New York

Fifth Avenue, Central Park views, and the Astor moniker all conjure dollar signs, but to the tune of $165,000 a month? That's what you'll have to shel...

How the Movies Saved My Life

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Tom Engelhardt

I now write about our American wars without ever having visited a war zone. There, in the '50s and early '60s, I advanced with the marines and the Russians, bombed Tokyo but also experienced (however briefly) Hiroshima after it was atomized.

Princess Gets Robbed!

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 05.25.2012 | Style

A Dubai princess was robbed on Sunday of over $200,000 in handbags and other belongings that were taken from her suite at the Plaza Hotel in New York....

Will The Madison Avenue Clock Tower Turn Into A Marriot?

Posted 12.26.2011 | New York

By Craig Carmin, Wall Street Journal Marriott International Inc. has agreed to buy Manhattan's famous Clock Tower building, raising the prospect th...

Midtown Manhattan's Best Wine Bars

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

In Hell's Kitchen, where so many new things have been brewing lately, the drink of choice is unequivocally wine.

Ai Weiwei's 'Animals' Head To Central Park's Grand Army Plaza

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

One of China's most visible and outspoken contemporary artists, Ai Weiwei has had a fraught relationship with Chinese authorities, who placed him unde...

Kelsey Grammer To Marry FRIDAY, Wedding Menu Revealed | 2/23/2011 12:35 PM PST by TMZ Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Kelsey Grammer and Kayte Walsh's wedding banquet at NYC's swanky Plaza Hotel this Friday could be the most LAVISH culinary display in history -- and T...

PHOTOS: 10 Hotels With Exclusive Boutiques

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

There's no limit to the amount of money you can drop during a hotel stay. From fine dining to spa treatments to room service, the costs add up quickly...

Boy, 2, Falls 30 Feet Down Elevator Shaft In Joliet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition Monday after falling 30 feet down a hotel elevator shaft in south suburban Joliet. About 3:30 p.m. Sunday,...