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Draft Day: My Brother and I Once Ran It

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 04.15.2014 | 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 03.31.2014 | 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...

PHOTOS: Waldorf Astoria Collects Missing Hotel Properties

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 10.19.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Three small, silver spoons elegantly engraved with the words "Waldorf Astoria" have come full circle: Stolen eight decades ago by an emplo...

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...

Waldorf-Astoria Starts Urban Beekeeping On Roof

AP | MEGHAN BARR | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — An iconic hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. But watch out: They'll sting if you...

Nina Garcia and Reed Krakoff Host a Shopping Fete for the Alzheimer's Association

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

On a balmy summer evening, Nina Garcia invited her fashion and charitable-minded friends to an intimate shopping and champagne event. The purpose? To build buzz for the Alzheimer's Association's annual Rita Hayworth Gala

LOOK: Bill Cunningham Honored With Carnegie Hall Medal Of Excellence

Posted 04.24.2012 | New York

Fashion's elite including the almighty Anna Wintour and Oscar de la Renta were at hand to honor the legendary street photography of Bill Cunningham on...

Global Hotel Exchange (GHX) Fights For What's Right in Online Hotel Booking

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.16.2012 | Travel
Bill_Robinson

Just like Rockefeller was doing to small gas stations, these gigantic, well-entrenched online creatures can put smaller, independent travel businesses right out of business if they don't want to pay 35% of their revenues to these avaricious OTAs.

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OWS: Romney Is 'Mr. 1 Percent'

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- On Wednesday afternoon, about one hundred Occupy protesters gathered outside the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in midtown Manhattan, where former ...

PHOTOS: Occupy Wall Street Holds 'One Percenters For Romney' Protest

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

A Mitt Romney fundraiser brought Occupy Wall Street protestors back from the depths of winter for a protest outside the Waldorf-Astoria, where the pre...

Couple Returns To Waldorf-Astoria Hotel At $16.80/Night

AP | Posted 03.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A Connecticut couple will mark their 60th wedding anniversary at New York's Waldorf-Astoria for the same $16.80 per night they paid on the...

WATCH: Inside The $10,000 Per Night Presidential Suite At The Waldorf

Posted 02.06.2012 | New York

Until years ago, The Waldorf-Astoria did not allow photography inside its $10,000 a night presidential suite. Realizing that the policy was made moot ...

Bedbugs Found At The Ritz!

Posted 03.27.2012 | New York

One of New York's swankiest hotels had some very unwelcome guests Sunday. The New York Times reports The Ritz-Carlton Hotel found bedbugs in one o...

PHOTOS: Utah's Canyons: The Next Great Ski Resort?

Jill Fergus | Posted 03.24.2012 | Travel
Jill Fergus

Though I'm a city kid through and through, while in the mountains, I was definitely game for an action-packed, high-altitude weekend -- but first, a pot of fondue and glass of red on the deck of Lookout Cabin was in order.

Winning Old Post Office Redevelopment Plan May Be Accounced This Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Old Post Office Pavilion and its clock tower on Pennsylvania Avenue NW were nearly demolished a handful of times in the past century...

How I Became a New York Celebrity 75 Years Ago

Al Eisele | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Al Eisele

Seventy-five years ago, my mother found herself a celebrity after being named the nation's best rural correspondent of 1936. Her star treatment is chronicled in yellowed clippings from the New York newspapers.

Waldorf Astoria Waiter Named 'Mohamed' Forced to Change Name, Sues Hotel

AOL Travel News | Posted 07.03.2011 | Travel

A North African waiter at New York's Waldorf Astoria was forced by hotel management to change his name multiple times to keep him from scaring guests....