A number of prominent restaurateurs (or their reps) turned out on Thursday morning at a meeting for potential bidders on the lucrative contract to operate the iconic Tavern on the Green in Central Park.
“Some big players,” noted dapper Capitale owner Seth Greenberg, as he peered around the room at the competition on hand.
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Gradually, the letters have begun to accumulate in Robert Tierney’s Lower Manhattan office. They all implore the same thing: landmark status for the Rainbow Room in 30 Rockefeller Center.
The first letter to Mr. Tierney, chairman of the Landmarks Preservation Commission, came in September from Peter Ward, president of the New Read More
State Liquor Authority Chairman Daniel Boyle, ranked No. 21 on The Observer‘s 100 Most Powerful People in New York Real Estate, has lost some clout in the apparent political fallout from his unsuccessful fight to sink the Cipriani family’s restaurant empire.
According to the New York Post, fellow SLA commissioners Noreen Healey and Read More
The New York Post‘s Steve Cuozzo today pleaded with state regulators not to revoke the liquor licenses of seven Cipriani restaurants and banquet halls around town:
It would…cost more than 1,000 jobs, leave our most iconic celebration spaces empty for the foreseeable future, and knock the fizz out of the city’s culture of Read More
Banquet king Giuseppe Cipriani may have finally met his match in Daniel Boyle, chairman of the New York State Liquor Authority, writes Page Six Magazine scribe Joshua David Stein.
After losing his valuable lease in a legal fight at the Toy Center, the dapper restaurateur now faces life without bellinis, if archnemesis Mr. Read More
Two of the city’s top banquet behemoths were honored last night at the International Special Events Society’s Annual Big Apple Awards at Cipriani Wall Street:
Michael Desiderio, chief operating officer of Tavern on the Green, and Joe Cozza, vice president of sales and marketing at Cipriani USA–both of whom are facing significant challenges these days Read More
A fierce standoff between two New York titans, both ranked on The Observer‘s recent 100 Most Powerful People In Real Estate, wrapped up an indecisive first-round yesterday.
Dapper restaurateur Giuseppe Cipriani (ranked No. 97) had offered up $500,000 to settle his dispute with the State Liquor Authority (S.L.A.). The state agency Read More
Some surprise guests showed up to a swanky wedding ceremony this past May at the International Toy Center on Fifth Avenue—cops.
When police arrived, the old terrazzo floor was cluttered with carpets, flower arrangements, candelabras, lighting equipment and tables and chairs for more than 130 guests, all leading up to a canopy in the Read More
Paolo Zampolli, a boldface name familiar to any casual reader of Page Six, did some soul-searching last fall. The founder of ID Models, who’s better known for enjoying bottle service at Lotus than for his business acumen, had just lost a public auction to buy Elite Model Management last August, and he was starting to Read More