Where Legends Slept
Two punks pushing middle age, a man and a woman dressed in black, sat together on a bench in the lobby of the Chelsea Hotel on the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 29. The room was decorated for Halloween.
Near the couple’s feet, three plastic tombstones and some fake bones were arranged beneath a black-and-white photograph Read More
The Hotel Chelsea has had a long, illustrious, debauched run. From its simple beginnings in the 1880s as an apartment cooperative and the city’s largest building in the heart of what was then the theater district to a bohemian hayday that saw such residents as Bob Dylan, Patti Smith, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert Mappelthorpe and Read More
Residents of the illustrious-yet-embattled Chelsea Hotel will get some face time with new manager Andrew Tilley over drinks at El Quijote tonight — including some of the tenants that Mr. Tilley and the hotel’s owners have been trying to evict in recent weeks.
Meanwhile, tonight, in the hotel’s grand ballroom, calling hours Read More
Gay-rights activist Storme DeLarverie — who famously punched a cop during the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion — will be honored tonight during an exhibit of artworks at the famously arty Chelsea Hotel, where Ms. DeLarverie also resides.
"The Stonewall Veterans Association is bringing the blue Cadillac for Storme," said event organizer and abstract Read More
It’s potty time at the embattled Chelsea Hotel, where Arnold Tamasar has been hired as the new director of operations, replacing the much maligned former manager, Glennon Travis.
Chelsea Hotel gossip site Living With Legends notes that Mr. Tamasar is the former assistant director of housekeeping and style Read More
Today marked the ceremonial ribbon-cutting of the hugely hyped Chelsea hotel in Atlantic City.
Hotelier Curtis Bashaw recently sat down with The Observer to discuss the $110 million project, which aims to lure more young, hip New Yorkers to South Jersey’s gritty gaming town and otherwise restore some of the ancient seaside Read More
The esteemed and embattled Chelsea Hotel has yet another new manager.
Hotel blog Living With Legends has the scoop that former Hard Rock Hotel boss Andrew Tilley is taking over today, becoming the hallowed Bohemian enclave’s third manager in just over a year.
Mr. Tilley replaces former corporate manager Read More
This reporter was witness to some tense moments at the Chelsea Hotel over the weekend, including a verbal confrontation (pictured above) at the front desk between hotel vice president David Elder and hotel tenant Arthur Nash.
No punches were thrown, but the incident clearly spooked Mr. Elder. In recent days, a new Read More
It’s been years since the famous Chelsea Hotel opened up its Grand Ballroom. On Friday, the doors will finally be unlocked for an exhibit of more than 100 photographs taken at or inspired by the 125-year-old artistic enclave.
The show, curated by Chelsea resident and photographer Linda Troeller with the help of hotel co-owner (and Read More
BD NY Hotels, the Richard Born and Ira Drukier-led outfit hired last year to replace eccentric longtime Chelsea Hotel manager Stanley Bard, has filed for arbitration after being fired by the hotel’s governing board for "willful misconduct."
The controversial management team, which installed a rookie, 26-year-old Glennon Travis Read More