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Developer May Open Hotel Inside The Chrysler Building

Developer May Open Hotel Inside The Chrysler Building

The Chrysler Building (Andreas Komodromos / Flickr) From the outside, the Chrysler Building, with its iconic chrome-nickel spire, may be the city’s most glamorous piece of architecture. Now, a new owner is toying with a plan...

The Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Is Now A Hotel (Opening In May)

The Iconic TWA Flight Center At JFK Is Now A Hotel (Opening In May)gallery

Yes, the sleek, iconic old TWA Flight Center—which has been sitting abandoned like a 1960s time capsule at JFK Airport since 2001—will be opening its doors as a hotel soon. Fine. If we couldn't move this thing...

Inside The Iconic Hotel Chelsea, As It Enters Year Eight Of Construction Hell & Tenants File Lawsuitgallery

Inside The Iconic Hotel Chelsea, As It Enters Year Eight Of Construction Hell & Tenants File Lawsuit

The Hotel Chelsea has been a formidable presence on West 23rd Street since the 1880s, taking up a large section of the block between 7th and 8th Avenues. A brick behemoth, a bohemian enclave, an anchor for...

Neat: Times Square Hotel Room Features Massive Mars Bar Mural

Neat: Times Square Hotel Room Features Massive Mars Bar Mural

(Courtesy of Row NYC) I'm not sure why anyone is complaining about missing the good old Bad Old Days of New York City, when they are very clearly being preserved in the present day. Take Mars...

Woman Choked After Opening Manhattan Hotel Room Doorvideo

Woman Choked After Opening Manhattan Hotel Room Door

A Manhattan hotel guest was choked in a terrifying assault Monday night after she opened her door to a man she believed was a delivery person. Police say the man forced his way into the 27-year-old...

Inside The Insane Penthouse Suites Atop The Historic Beekman Building

Inside The Insane Penthouse Suites Atop The Historic Beekman Buildinggallery

The stunning circa-1880s Beekman Building was finally polished up last year, and reopened as a luxury hotel. (Here's what it looked like when it sat in beautiful abandonment.) This month, the hotel will officially unveil two new...

Inside The Sherry-Netherland, The Most Whimsical Old Hotel In NYC

Inside The Sherry-Netherland, The Most Whimsical Old Hotel In NYCgallery

Of all the iconic hotels in New York City, the Sherry-Netherland may be the least talked about. It's not quite the symbol of Manhattan wealth that The (tainted-by-Trump) Plaza is used for in movies; it's not an...

1,000 Rooms At The Waldorf-Astoria May Become Luxury Condos

1,000 Rooms At The Waldorf-Astoria May Become Luxury Condos

(Photo via mariaspix' flickr) While it's not a done deal yet, the owners of the Waldorf-Astoria, the China-based Anbang Insurance Group, are looking to take 1,000 of their 1,420 hotel rooms and convert the square-footage into...

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2-Year-Old "Miracle" Is Sole Survivor Of Quadruple Stabbing In SI Hotel

Sykes and Cutler (via Facebook). The NYPD is still searching for a Brooklyn man believed to have stabbed a woman and two of her small children to death inside of a Staten Island hotel serving as...

After Triple Stabbing Murder, De Blasio Announces Emergency Security For Hotel Shelters

After Triple Stabbing Murder, De Blasio Announces Emergency Security For Hotel Shelters

Mayor de Blasio at an emergency briefing on Wednesday. Pictures of Sykes are in the background. (via the Mayor's Office) A 26-year-old mother of three and two of her small children—ages four months and one year—were...

Woman, Three Children Stabbed At Staten Island Ramada Inn

Woman, Three Children Stabbed At Staten Island Ramada Inn

The Ramada Inn in question, which is currently serving as housing for the homeless (Google Maps). A 26-year-old woman and her three children were stabbed inside a Staten Island hotel on Wednesday morning—reportedly by the woman's...

Photos: The Plaza's Attic Penthouse Is Now Only $49.9 Milliongallery

Photos: The Plaza's Attic Penthouse Is Now Only $49.9 Million

The Plaza Hotel's "attic penthouse" just dropped about $10 million in price, but what does that even mean when you are dealing with a number around $50 million? After the double-digit-million mark isn't it just infinity money?...

Williamsburg Is Getting A La Quinta Inn

Williamsburg Is Getting A La Quinta Inn

(Michael Thibodeaux) Another outpost of the La Quinta Inn hotel chain appears to be opening in Williamsburg, a turn of events that, like Williamsburg itself, means very little at this point. But it will at least...

Step Inside Brooklyn Bridge Park's Controversial Hotel

Step Inside Brooklyn Bridge Park's Controversial Hotelgallery

Brooklyn Bridge Park's condo-hotel complex—called Pierhouse and 1Hotels, respectively—won't be open for a while, but a few renderings have surfaced for the latter. The hotel side of the complex (which was controversially built on Brooklyn Bridge Park...

Five Things to Know About The Mark... Like The French Tarts

Five Things to Know About The Mark... Like The French Tarts

Outside The Mark (The Mark) It's our fourth edition of Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. A few times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips—near and far—for...

Welcome, Future: Bushwick Is Getting A Hotel

Welcome, Future: Bushwick Is Getting A Hotel

9 Beaver Street, just minutes away from becoming the Meatpacking District. (Google Maps image from October 2013) In case that $1 Airbnb cage doesn't work out for your visiting grandparents, Bushwick is about to get an...

Here's The Terrifying Futuristic Hotel Coming To Williamsburg

Here's The Terrifying Futuristic Hotel Coming To Williamsburg

(Rendering courtesy The Shopping Center Group) Just two years after the Wythe Hotel made its grand Williamsburg debut, the neighborhood's ever-developing Wythe Ave is getting a brand new luxury palace for tourists. And while a new...

Decadent Dessert Calzones And Bo The Bear: 5 Things to Know About The Bowery Hotel

Decadent Dessert Calzones And Bo The Bear: 5 Things to Know About The Bowery Hotel

Photograph by Kathy YL Chan This week, we're launching Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. Four times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips, near and far, for...

5 Things To Know About The Greenwich Hotel (Like The Secret Spa)

5 Things To Know About The Greenwich Hotel (Like The Secret Spa)

Photograph by Kathy YL Chan This week, we're launching Gothamist's travel content, Gothamist Getaways. Four times a year, we'll have a week of posts featuring looks at travel, food, products and tips, near and far, for...

Watch The NYPD Shut Down A Jefferson Airplane Rooftop Concert In 1968

Watch The NYPD Shut Down A Jefferson Airplane Rooftop Concert In 1968

Let's fully revisit that time in late 1968 when Jefferson Airplane took to the roof of the Schuyler Hotel in Manhattan to play a free concert, screaming to the city: "Hello New York! New York, wake...

Hotel Ditches Bibles For Fifty Shades Of Grey

Hotel Ditches Bibles For Fifty Shades Of Grey

Strand Bookstore is reporting via their Tumblr that at least one hotel has gone and replaced the Bible with Fifty Shades of Grey. But who wants to touch a flagged copy of that book? The UK's...

Drunk Norwegian Tourist Arrested For Starting Two Fires In Midtown Hotel

Drunk Norwegian Tourist Arrested For Starting Two Fires In Midtown Hotel

Suspected arsonist Tore Brox As if it weren't hot enough this week, somebody decided to set multiple fires in a midtown hotel in the early hours of the morning. Norwegian tourist Tore Brox, 29, has been...

We Have A Lot Of Questions About This 1930s Staten Island Hotel

We Have A Lot Of Questions About This 1930s Staten Island Hotel

We came across this photo in the New York Public Library's digital archive, and were kind of stunned it was taken in New York City... Staten Island, to be exact. But precious little information is available...

Concrete Evidence Of Construction Mess At Parker-Meridien

Concrete Evidence Of Construction Mess At Parker-Meridien

Photograph by Bernard G/Foursquare One moment, you're in the coffee shop at the Parker-Meridien. The next, the neighboring building's construction crew somehow breaks through the wall and sends a river of concrete onto the floor. Bernard...

Dead Married French University Prez Into Gay Sex, Tabloid Sez

Dead Married French University Prez Into Gay Sex, Tabloid Sez

Richard Descoings, 1958-2012 (Sciences-Po). The death of prominent French scholar Richard Descoings in the Michelangelo hotel Tuesday doesn't, on first blush, appear to be foul play, but that doesn't mean it hasn't gotten a bit of...

French University Prez Found Dead, Naked In Midtown Hotel

French University Prez Found Dead, Naked In Midtown Hotel

Richard Descoings, 1958-2012 (Sciences-Po). A 53-year-old French academic was discovered dead in a midtown hotel room yesterday, naked in bed, with his cellphone lying on a landing four floors beneath his seventh-floor room. Because of the...

Inside The Out: New York's First Gay Hotel

Inside The Out: New York's First Gay Hotelgallery

After years of planning, New York's first gay hotel opened its night club XL at the end of January—so with the calendar reading March it was about time that The Out NYC actually started taking guests. And...

New Deal Promises Portable Panic Buttons For Hotel Workers

New Deal Promises Portable Panic Buttons For Hotel Workers

Not impressed by the size of the guest's member, the maid discreetly pressed her portable panic button (stefanolunardi / shutterstock). Someone should tell the MTA that not all contract negotiations have to get serious after a...

Photos: The Standard's Ice Skating Rink Returns With A New Menu (And More Spiked Drinks!)

Photos: The Standard's Ice Skating Rink Returns With A New Menu (And More Spiked Drinks!)gallery

The Standard debuted their ice skating rink last year, and today they're reopening it for another winter season, complete with an all-new menu, which includes boozy beverages... because it's always a good idea to take the edge...

Lawsuit: Oscar De La Hoya Threw Kinky Sex And Coke Party At Fancy Hotel

Lawsuit: Oscar De La Hoya Threw Kinky Sex And Coke Party At Fancy Hotel

Hotels were created so people had a place to do all the weird stuff they couldn't do at home: world leaders can canoodle, impromptu "best-ass contests" can be held, and of course, celebrities can have "booze-and-blow"...

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