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PHOTOS: DIVINE DESIGN: 15 Hottest Hotel Lobbies In New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

I remember the days when New York City hospitality was defined by such institutions as the Plaza Hotel and the Waldorf Astoria. These hotels were rega...

This Madison Ave Sells Diamond-Encrusted Shirts

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Crain's reported Wednesday that Swedish luxury shirt retailer Eton has purchased a 10-year lease for a retail space on pricey Madison Avenue. 625 Mad...

The Situation To Open A Gym In Plaza Hotel?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino wants to bring the GTL lifestyle to the Plaza Hotel. Page Six reports that Sorrentino, previously seen kicking prude ...

Something Spectacular From Santa

Dan Dorfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Dorfman

St. Nick may be pulling in his horns this Christmas because of the slumping economy, but not for everybody. Granted, the economy is in the doghouse, but not everyone in New York is wailing.

Central Park ... A Performance in Four Seasons (Autumn)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Bow Bridge by Arienne Davey In a moment of time in a moment of space, the park is greeted fully by Diana, her silver orb shrouded in mystery. The ...

'Rap Map' Plots Famous Locales Referenced In Hip-Hop Lyrics

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Nas has repeatedly made it clear that he's, "comin' out of Queensbridge," but have you ever wondered exactly where and what Queensbridge is? The answ...

Rangel Bash for Cash: Come to My Birthday for Only Twenty-Five Thousand Dollars!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jack Hidary

With the amount of money you have to raise these days to run for political office, it is no wonder that candidates have to use every trick in the book.

Plaza Hotel Opens "Eloise Suite"

nytimes.com | JOYCE WADLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The Plaza Hotel in Manhattan opens its Eloise suite today. As befits the hotel-dwelling storybook heroine whose favorite words include "Charge it, ple...

Plaza Hotel's iPads: Will They Kill The Need For A Concierge?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Starting in September, each room at New York's Plaza Hotel will have an iPad, according to Hotel Chatter. The iPads will control your entire stay, fr...

Twinkle Twinkle, Many Stars

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

There are moments when it feels like we are living in the center of the universe. When everyone who walks by is a star - a Broadway star that is. Th...

Remember Me

Heather Kristin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Heather Kristin

Months after filming, and three weeks into being a new mother, I can still remember Robert Pattinson's aloofness, Pierce Brosnan's charm, and the screenwriter's words.

No Twilight at the Plaza

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

New York is a tough town. Hard to make it here and the hometown critics are hardest on their own. Witness the love-hate relationships between the ...

What the Fashionable Palate is Wearing

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

It is fashion week in NYC and our focus turns to a fashion 'plate' of a different sort. Food is fashion. And though there are timeless classics (lik...

Darkness and Light

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

January 2010, done and not so bad. Memories of last January, and the deep freeze of the economy, are receding but it is good to remember how differen...

Speaking of Trends

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

Year Two of The Great Recession is already 2 months old. As a high profile off-premises caterer and leaseholder of the Plaza Hotel's Grand Ballroom, ...

The Faithful Shopper: Uptown Plaza Versus Downtown Limelight

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

These and others share a willingness to embrace the new, despite New York's mixed reviews with urban malls over the years. Some have worked, some not.

The Scouting NY Guide to the Big Apple!

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Every week, I receive emails asking what I'd recommend covering on a visit to NYC -- not the obscure, quirky stuff that I write about, but rather, my favorite major attractions and sights.

Economic Nuance in Luxury Party Planning

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

It is because of the economic climate and the fact that entertaining is controversial. There is a particular challenge when it comes to marketing the luxury segment of the industry.

Connecting the Dots

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liz Neumark

There is still a long and hard road ahead but we will enjoy the good we are accomplishing with our support of non-profit events, lifecycle celebrations and the events that define New York.

Andrei Vavilov Calls $53.5M Plaza Hotel Penthouse "Attic-Like," Sues

Reuters | Edith Honan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The buyer of a $53.5 million penthouse apartment in New York's famed Plaza Hotel says the apartment turned out to be an "attic-li...

NYC's Famed Plaza Hotel Reopens

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Hundreds of New Yorkers and tourists alike flocked to The Plaza Hotel on Saturday for the landmark's reopening after a three-year, $4...