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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....

9 Cool Things To Do in Rome (PHOTOS)

Karen Schaler | Posted 06.05.2011 | Travel
Karen Schaler

When in Rome, get off the regular tourist track and try some things some real Romans would do. Like gladiator training, driving a Ferrari, taking a secret tour and getting a reservation at the top restaurant in the city.

Last Minute Spring Skiing? Head to The Canyons in Park City

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Marie Elena Martinez

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10 Best NYC Restaurants of the Last Two Centuries

Fork in the Road | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The modern restaurant as we know it was invented in 1831 south of Wall Street at Delmonico's, based on Swiss and French models. The previous sort of e...

Svetlana Tendler Sues Waldorf-Astoria For Bedbug Trauma

AOL Travel News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

In a story that just won't go away, the famed Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York City is facing a third lawsuit over bedbugs, according to The Gothamis...

Black Tie Protesters at Waldorf Greet Pa. Governor-Elect

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alison Rose Levy

Usually the Pennsylvania Society weekend retreat passes un-noticed by most New York residents, but this time New Yorkers and Pennsylvanians came out in force to protest the gathering, at which the Energy Association and the Marcellus Shale Coalition hosted after-parties.

Saudi Royals Rent Waldorf Apartment For $210K A MONTH

Crain's New York Business | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In the priciest sign to date that the luxury rental market is on fire, last week seven apartments at the Waldorf-Astoria were rented to the Saudi roya...

Waldorf SUED Over Bedbugs

dnainfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Park Avenue's Waldorf Astoria was sued for $13,000 last week by a Nassau County mother who alleged that her 6-year-old daughter picked up...

Zach Galifianakis Gets Recognized

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

"Why is it," Galifianakis asks, "that people always say, 'Oh, you're the fat guy from The Hangover. Why does it have go to that -- why couldn't I just be 'the guy from The Hangover?'"

Jew vs. Jew? Protests, Threats Reach Fever Pitch over Israel

Michael Gould-Wartofsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Gould-Wartofsky

This week, New York City's Jewish community is riven by protests, counterprotests, and now, threats of Jew-on-Jew intimidation over the question of Israel and the Palestinians.

Waldorf-Astoria Sued By Workers For Tips Owed

Yahoo! Finance | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A group of banquet workers is suing The Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan, claiming the luxury hotel failed to pay them the tips they were owed. The nine ...

Waldorf-Astoria Shooter Pleads Guilty

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK � With his still-wounded victim looking on, a man admitted Tuesday to shooting a security guard accidentally during a brazen attempt to rob...

The Waldorf Astoria Presidential Suite: President Obama's Hotel Room In New York (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The presidential suite at the Waldorf Astoria hotel is really living up to its name this week. President Obama checked in Monday and will be there ...

Bette Midler's Hulaween Ball: A Great Investment

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Chalupa

Last night, at Bette Midler's annual Hulaween Ball in the Waldorf Astoria, the eco-diva raised $2-3 million for New York's Restoration Project. Ticket...