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Dutch Kills Residents Don't Want Hotel

Dutch Kills Residents Don't Want Hotel

The Dutch Kills Advocacy League is speaking out against Developer Steven Bahar, who wants to build a nine-story hotel between two two-family homes on 27th Street. The Daily News reported from a Board of Standards hearing...

Hotel Near WTC Site Luring Guests with Ground Zero Views

Hotel Near WTC Site Luring Guests with Ground Zero Views

When choosing hotel accommodations a lot of people might not want a floor-to ceiling view of construction, let alone of a site where thousands died in the most-devastating terrorist attack on the United States. Still, the...

Police: Socialite Kills Son In Failed Midtown Murder-Suicide

Police: Socialite Kills Son In Failed Midtown Murder-Suicide

Investigators believe a Manhattan woman killed her 8-year-old son in a failed murder-suicide attempt in a posh Midtown hotel. Police reportedly found 49-year-old socialite Gigi Jordan "babbling incoherently" beside the body of her child, who had...

Video: Go Inside NY's Filthiest Hotel

Video: Go Inside NY's Filthiest Hotel

Last week we told you about NY's filthiest hotel, Times Square's New York Inn. Based on user-reviews from TripAdvisor.com, it was ranked sixth skeeziest guest house in the nation and our city’s very worst. The Post...

NYC No Longer Has Filthiest Hotel in U.S., Just <em>Sixth</em> Filthiest

NYC No Longer Has Filthiest Hotel in U.S., Just Sixth Filthiest

Bathroom at the New York Inn In a stunning reversal, New York City has lost its claim to the title of #1 filthiest hotel in America (based on TripAdvisor traveler reviews). Last year Hotel Carter in...

Video: Courtney Love at the Standard

Video: Courtney Love at the Standard

Courtney Love rang in the New Year performing at the Standard Hotel's Boom Boom Room. We were told "no press allowed," but luckily Love loves to Twitter everything. Yesterday she linked to this video of her last-minute...

Chelsea Loses a Deli, But Gains a Doughnut Plant

Chelsea Loses a Deli, But Gains a Doughnut Plant

Frank Lobelle (Patrick Hedlund/Chelsea Now) After 30 years in business, Frank's Deli on Ninth Avenue near 20th Street is closing, and the locals are bereft. "People have been coming in in tears," local Nick Fritsch tells...

Nightmare At Dream Hotel: Guest Says Worker Raped Her

Nightmare At Dream Hotel: Guest Says Worker Raped Her

Police arrested a 27-year-old hotel worker accused of sexually assaulting a female guest inside the Dream Hotel on West 55th Street early on Sunday. The perp — identified as Jaime Marin Lopez Mendoza — allegedly forced...

Gehry-Designed Signature Center Gets $25 Million from City

Gehry-Designed Signature Center Gets $25 Million from City

Site of the future Signature Center During planning for the Ground Zero redevelopment, the Signature Theatre, which devotes an entire season of productions to one playwright, was to have been one of the anchor arts organizations...

Alleged Kirsten Dunst Purse Burglar Goes Free!

Alleged Kirsten Dunst Purse Burglar Goes Free!

There was never going to be a real winner in the Kirsten Dunst vs. alleged burglar case. Either millionaire starlet Dunst was going to send someone to jail for 15 years for stealing a purse, or...

Granny Scams Hotel Patrons Over Breakfast

Granny Scams Hotel Patrons Over Breakfast

With their usual smorgasbord of awful, breakfast-related puns, the Post is reporting (with a "It's scam and eggs" headline) on an expensive scam that went on at the Belvedere Hotel on West 48th Street. Mary Comis,...

Exhibitionists Are Standard At Hotel

Exhibitionists Are Standard At Hotel

The naked truth about the Standard Hotel originally broke on Curbed in early July, and now it's made it all the way to the desk of Brian Williams after getting daily coverage in the New York papers...

$4.5M Lawsuit Over UWS Neighbor's Backyard Hotel, Fence

$4.5M Lawsuit Over UWS Neighbor's Backyard Hotel, Fence

Jeffrey and Michelle Feig's charming Central Park West apartment has gone from urban oasis to noisy nightmare, and someone's got to pay. In a $4.5 million lawsuit filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, the Feigs accuse the...

Homeless Use Ambulances As Car Service, ERs As Hotels

Homeless Use Ambulances As Car Service, ERs As Hotels

Photo: S.D.'s Flickr The Post is ready for its readers to be outraged with an "Exclusive" on how some people abuse 911, the city ambulances and emergency rooms. Example one is "Ricky Alardo, a homeless alcoholic...

It's Time To Save Courtney Love

It's Time To Save Courtney Love

She's going to be a resident of NYC soon, after all. Okay, so at the end of June there was a blind item that screamed C. Lo, it read: "Although she claims to be clean, when...

The Standard Grill Opens With Prime Meat And Locationgallery

The Standard Grill Opens With Prime Meat And Location

We haven't tried the food yet, but The Standard Grill—the new restaurant that officially opened last week on the ground floor of The Standard Hotel—seems to have a lot going for it. Besides being really ridiculously good...

Video: Rooftop Pandemonium at Thompson LES Hotel!

Video: Rooftop Pandemonium at Thompson LES Hotel!

We've got to admit, when we heard that residents near the Thomspon LES Hotel were vehemently complaining about the noise from the hotel's new rooftop patios, we wondered if maybe they weren't overreacting just a tiny bit,...

Upscale Hotel Wars: Neighbors Blast 'Thompson LES' Over Noise

Upscale Hotel Wars: Neighbors Blast 'Thompson LES' Over Noise

The new rooftop pool at the Thompson LES Hotel Over a dozen local residents who live (if you can call it that!) near the Thompson LES Hotel on Allen Street showed up at a Community Board...

Free Chocolates, Hotel Rooms, and... Movie Kiss Reenactments

Free Chocolates, Hotel Rooms, and... Movie Kiss Reenactments

Free chocolates and Atlantic City hotel reservations are being handed out at the corner of 48th Street and Sixth Avenue until 10 a.m. this morning, and then from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jacques...

Inside the Ace Hotelgallery

Inside the Ace Hotel

Look out Standard, the Ace Hotel is here! Last summer renderings of the establishment's interior began to circulate, as well as some more details about what the chain would bring to New York (they currently have outposts...

Illegal Hotels That Spurn New Yorkers Busted By TV News Muckraker

Illegal Hotels That Spurn New Yorkers Busted By TV News Muckraker

John Deutzman over at My Fox NY is on the warpath over illegal hotels in the city, specifically the Marrakech, the Broadway Hotel and the Royal Park Hotel, which rent rooms to tourists but refuse to...

Will the Flatiron Go Hotel?

Will the Flatiron Go Hotel?

Photograph by wallyg on Flickr One of NYC's most famous buildings may be turned into a hotel: According to the Daily News, Italian real estate group Sorgente "has bought just over 50% of the iconic structure...

New NYC Standard Hotel Now Open (Sort Of) gallery

New NYC Standard Hotel Now Open (Sort Of)

The first NYC location of The Standard Hotel opened recently after more than two years of construction; located literally above the High Line, this is the sort of ominous looking structure that Curbed once likened to the...

Video: Warhol Meets Spielberg

Video: Warhol Meets Spielberg

While nothing will ever beat the Braniff Airlines commercials that Andy Warhol appeared in (video), a new clip of the artist is making its way around the internet this week. Here he is with Steven Spielberg, Bianca...

Beatrice Inn Classing up Atlantic Citygallery

Beatrice Inn Classing up Atlantic City

Earlier this year it was announced that a Hamptons for Hipsters was about to take shape in Atlantic City, courtesy of the Beatrice Inn boys Paul Sevigny and Matt Abramcyk. The two have taken their aesthetic and...

Guggenheim's Catherine Opie Mid-Career Surveygallery

Guggenheim's Catherine Opie Mid-Career Survey

The revolving hotel room that's part of theanyspacewhatever exhibit at the Guggenheim isn't the only noteworthy work on view at the moment; through January the museum is hosting a mid-career survey of Catherine Opie, who's known for...

Plaza's Oak Room Poised to Reopen After Face Liftgallery

Plaza's Oak Room Poised to Reopen After Face Lift

Originally designed by Plaza Hotel architect Henry Hardenbergh in 1907 as a men’s bar, The Oak Room closed during Prohibition and re-opened in 1934 as a full-service restaurant. The interior is a city Landmark, as is the...

Plaza Hotel Vegas Wins Big in Trademark Lawsuit

Plaza Hotel Vegas Wins Big in Trademark Lawsuit

Who knew the word "plaza" would come to be so coveted? After a three week trial, a jury has ruled that the low-budget downtown Vegas Plaza Hotel and Casino has not adequately protected its trademark, clearing the...

The Ace Hotel Arrives in NYgallery

The Ace Hotel Arrives in NY

A small hotel chain that got some ink spilled about it last year in The NY Times, The Ace Hotel, will now bring its charm to New York. They're currently setting up shop at 29th and Broadway,...

The Jane Hotel Offers Up Tiny Rooms

The Jane Hotel Offers Up Tiny Rooms

Inexpensive lodging has finally come to the West Village; The NY Times reports on 113 Jane Street's latest incarnation: The Jane, which is offering up rooms for under 100 bucks. The catch? The hotel's rooms are 50-square-feet...but...

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