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One Of New York City's Most Beloved Landmarks Is Changing Forever

The Huffington Post | Abigail Williams | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel

As the saying goes: "Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened." New York City's landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel will close for up to thre...

"You Have to Hand It to Him"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.21.2016 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima Whenever my wife asks me to tidy up the bathroom, I feel like throwing in the towel because I could never get it to look as nice as t...

California's Initiative Loophole Scam -- Now in Beverly Hills...

John Mirisch | Posted 04.12.2016 | Los Angeles
John Mirisch

Developers in California have discovered California's time-worn ballot initiative process as sound business idea.

Inside the Arizona Biltmore

Carolyn Bass | Posted 03.07.2016 | Travel
Carolyn Bass

Phoenix doesn't rise from the ashes of itself, but from a sun-drenched desert that draws visitors from around the globe for its warm winter days and s...

Titans of Twentieth Century American Music

George Heymont | Posted 02.25.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

You don't have to be Cinderella to boast about your rags-to-riches story. With American Idol now in its final season, it's amazing to examine the list...

Do You Love Hotels?

Galanty Miller | Posted 02.17.2016 | Travel
Galanty Miller

I love hotels. When traveling, one has so many options about where to stay. There are hostels, where you'll probably be attacked by a serial killer....

Where My 5-Year-Old Fell in Love With Artichoke Soup: Edinburgh, Scotland

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 10.07.2015 | Taste
Helen I. Hwang

"I love this soup," exclaimed my five-year-old, as she greedily shoved another spoonful in her mouth. The scene of my girls' newfound favorite food wa...

A Weekend at the Waldorf

Yara Zgheib | Posted 09.18.2015 | New York
Yara Zgheib

He felt like Marlon Brando, and I like Audrey Hepburn. But in the pristine white marble lobby of the grand 1893 Art Deco building, what we looked like, really, was out of place.

Puerto Rico's Top Five Foodie Secrets

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

Over the last decade, Puerto Rico has become the Culinary Capitol of the Caribbean. The key to Travel on your Tongue, is "go where the tourists ain't," to find the authentic flavors that will make you drool long after you get back home. You won't find these places on your own. Luckily, I'm here to help.

It'll Take 'More Than Money' To Live In These Waldorf Astoria Apartments

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 02.20.2015 | HuffPost Home

Dreams do come true.

Why the UN Rejected Turkey's Bid for a Security Council Seat?

Harut Sassounian | Posted 12.23.2014 | World
Harut Sassounian

By ignoring all these legitimate reasons for Turkey's failure to win the Security Council seat, Foreign Minister Cavusoglu falsely attributed his country's defeat to its reluctance to abandon "its values for the sake of getting more votes."

"Talking the Talk"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 08.10.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima When I was about 12 years old, my father and I had The Talk. It was such a traumatic experience that I remember only two things about...

The Faithful Shopper: Fit for Summer

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 07.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Memorial Day is coming soon, and that means it's well past time to get yourself in shape for the beach! Work out at a gym or at home, then get a massa...

Astoria Characters: The Forgotten Hero

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 07.06.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Nick is the guy who made headlines as the Hard-Hat Hero in October 1996 when he risked his life to save a woman and her son and granddaughter from a crane's crashing boom at a Harlem construction site.

Draft Day: My Brother and I Once Ran It

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports
Jeremiah Horrigan

The million-dollar extravaganza that provides the occasion for the new Kevin Costner movie, Draft Day, used to be a simpler affair. Lord knows I wasn't qualified to run the American Football League draft. But I did.

12 Beloved New York City Places That Don't Exist Anymore

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford and Emily Cohn | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business

There's a lot to love about New York City today: A flood of new, ambitious architecture, refurbished river-fronts, miles and miles of additional bike ...

The Waldorf Introduces Suite Specialists

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 05.20.2014 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

If you had to choose between staying in the suite favored by U.S. presidents or Hollywood royalty, how would you choose?

Couple Celebrates 66th Anniversary With A $15 Room At Waldorf Astoria Hotel

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Good News

A Staten Island couple's love story just got even sweeter, thanks to a saved receipt. On Sunday night, Tony and Jo Fioravante celebrated their 66t...

Casa Marina Key West: A Spoiled Waldorf Astoria Salad

Halle Eavelyn | Posted 10.13.2013 | Travel
Halle Eavelyn

Everything was telling me -- and now I'm telling you -- stay anywhere but the Waldorf Casa Marina the next time you're in Key West, and you'll be sure to have a better time.

Are You in the Mood for Love? Five Chicago Valentine Getaway Options That Could Sweep You Off Your Feet

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 04.10.2013 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

I used to be slightly cynical about Valentine's Day; but, over the years, I have come to embrace it. If you feel the same and can get beyond the plethora of red hearts everywhere, here are some sexy-sweet treat options for romantic getaways this Valentine's Day

Sunday Brunch at the Waldorf Astoria Is Not to Be Missed

Joshua Estrin | Posted 03.04.2013 | New York
Joshua Estrin

As a native New Yorker transplanted to all points north and south of the Mason/Dixon Line, I always enjoy time spent in the Big Apple and I am equally unashamed to admit that some of her most iconic spots are still my favorite.

Waldorf Hotel Turns Back Time For Adorable Couple

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.19.2012 | Money

Sure, money can’t buy you love. But after 60 years of marriage, Jerry and Peg Sussingham’s love bought them the deal of a lifetime. The Sussing...

The View From Behind The Concierge Desk

Michael Romei | Posted 10.08.2012 | Travel
Michael Romei

As the head concierge at the Waldorf Astoria New York, I've seen and arranged it all: from arranging live music performances for heads-of-state to teaching Japanese guest how to whistle down a taxi.

PHOTOS: 5 Amazing Room Service Menus

Oyster | Posted 09.27.2012 | Travel
Oyster

Here are the hotels offering the world's most memorable meals on wheels.

Hotel Offers Amnesty To Thieves

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.29.2012 | Money

The Waldorf called. They want their ashtray back. New York's storied Waldorf-Astoria hotel is launching an "amnesty program" in July calling on pas...