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N.Y.C.'s New Hotel Nexus: Style Arrives in Midtown

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

There's been a lot of excitement about New York City's hippest hotel nexus, anchored by the Ace, on streets in the upper 20s, east and west. But I'd b...

Surviving (And Enjoying) Summer Travel to Cities

Jim Werner | Posted 10.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Jim Werner

The stifling heat that takes over so many U.S. destinations can make some rethink their getaway timing. Never fear! You can enjoy even the alfresco aspects of your cool August vacation. Here are Fagabond's tips on city travel in the summer heat.

Best Spots For Dog-Friendly Dating

HowAboutWe | Posted 06.24.2013 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of HowAboutWe. By Jenny Platt Everywhere you go in Los Angeles, you see them: the Chihuahua in the leather tote, the m...

Skateboards Come to New York City

Nova Lorraine | Posted 08.20.2013 | Style
Nova Lorraine

This summer is all about innovation and boy do I have an out of the box concept to share with you! I recently came across a very unique way to give ba...

WATCH: Inside The W Retreat On Koh Samui

Mary Rambin | Posted 10.01.2012 | Travel
Mary Rambin

The cookie cutter W hotel formula -- modern decor, house music and cheeky catch-phrases -- to hopefully draw a trendy crowd generates a love or hate feeling, just like peanut butter cookies or Key lime pie.

PHOTOS: Outdoor Movie Nights For Every 'Hood

2011-02-22-marpoplogoweb1.jpg | Mar Yvette | Posted 06.26.2012 | Los Angeles

This story comes courtesy of Marpop. By Mar Yvette If there are two things that Angelenos love, it’s enjoying our fabulous weather and watchin...

Instagram Spotlight On New York's Hidden Spaces

Posted 05.01.2012 | Arts

Instagram exhibitions have taken place in London and Hong Kong, but today marks the first for New York. HuffPost Arts recently spoke to Brian DiFeo, t...

When Does a Gratuity Become Gratuitous?

David Fagin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Food
David Fagin

An ever-increasing number of bars and restaurants make it their mission to charge you college tuition for a few shots of Patron and gratuity that's more of a car payment than a tip.

'Black Love': Bryan & Janelle Wed D.C. Style (PHOTOS)

Posted 03.18.2012 | Black Voices

Bryan and Janelle Burt were married on September 3, 2011. The bride, 33, is an integrated marketing manager at Discovery Communications; the bride...

PHOTOS: W Hotel Shows Off Famed Music Photographer's Work

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The W Washington hotel will be getting the rock-and-rock treatment later this week when aptly-named British photographer Mick Rock opens...

Jeremy Lin Is Moving To The W

AP | Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Knicks sensation Jeremy Lin, who famously slept on a teammate's couch the night before his breakout performance, now has an ...

Jenné Lombardo Talks 2012 Class of W Hotels' 'Fashion Next' Program

Zandile Blay | Posted 04.14.2012 | Style
Zandile Blay

A common theme binds Fashion Week parties: celebrating a successful end. But the soiree held by W Hotels last week celebrated the opposite: a successful beginning.

PHOTOS: 3 Fab Florida Hotels To Visit This Winter

Courtney Cachet | Posted 04.08.2012 | Travel
Courtney Cachet

I visited these three spots recently and think they all offer something distinctly different, but equally fabulous for everyone's lifestyle and budget.

Interview With Mick Rock And Photos From "Rocked" At The W Downtown, NYC

Taryn Haight | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Taryn Haight

In the case of Mick Rock, the roles of "star" and "photographer" are not so clearly defined. Mick's is a continued and unparalleled talent for shooting musicians -- a talent which can now be witnessed firsthand at the W downtown.

DOWNTOWN THROWDOWN: Unhappy Neighbor Serves SFMOMA An Appeal

Robin Wilkey | Posted 12.05.2011 | San Francisco

While the SFMOMA has been giddily releasing plans about the $500 million expansion project, a potentially party-ruining battle has been brewing with a...

Rachel Tepper

Pardoned Turkey Is A Specially-Trained Showbird (PHOTOS)

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.29.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Thanksgiving turkey officially pardoned by President Obama on Wednesday morning isn't your run-of- the-mill bird. It's actually been...

Bourbon Distillery To Obama: 'Give Us The Bird'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.23.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Wednesday will take part in the long-running White House tradition of sparing a turkey from the Thanksgiving plate wi...

NYPD: Megachurch Pastor Found Dead In Times Square Hotel Had Drugs

Posted 10.16.2011 | New York

Police are investigating if drugs were involved in the death of a Florida megachurch pastor who was found dead in his Times Square hotel room. The...

Waiter At Todd English Restaurant Busted For Stealing $91,000 In Tips

Posted 07.13.2011 | New York

It's been a rough month for Todd English. Boston, the celebrity restauranteur's hometown, said they want nothing do with him-- he was deposed in N...

Hugh Duffy, 89, Set to Dominate Restaurant Scene on Caribbean Island of Vieques

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andy Plesser

VIEQUES, Puerto Rico - With just two frying pans and a toaster in his first restaurant some 40 years ago, Hugh Duffy, who will be 90 next year, is p...

"Upscale Tourism" on the Rise in Vieques: Our Visit to the W Retreat and Spa

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andy Plesser

After a long delays and a good bit of anticipation, the W Retreat and Spa opened earlier this year on Vieques and we had a look. The architecture, d...

Skating in the Sky at the W Downtown: Celebrate the Exclusive Skating Party Premiere

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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PHOTOS: LA's Newest Hotels

Mar Yvette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Citysearch. By Mar Yvette Looking for the ultimate suite spot? Well, you're in luck. Whether you're in search of a luxury stay, di...

Velvet Ropes: Why Google Wave Failed

George Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
George Weiner

Unlike Facebook and flickr, which both focused on cultivating a specific kind of community before they opened up to more users, Wave was released with an open invitation system.

Swap 'Til You Drop At W Hotel

Tracy Hepler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Courtesy of Your Daily Thread. By Tracy Hepler Why Buy New When You Can Swap for New to You? Seasons come and go and so do fashion trends. S...