Here’s a shot of Barack Obama from one of his fund-raisers in NYC on Friday, courtesy of a reader who attended one aimed at young professionals at the Grand Hyatt.
Another reader who attended a second fund-raiser for Obama at a different ballroom in the Grand Hyatt noted the Obama-JFK connection there was tangible, Read More
Barack Obama needs more people for his March 9th fund-raiser in New York.
Which either means that the response was overwhelming — organizers say they’ve changed the event’s location to a new, bigger space in the Grand Hyatt Hotel to make “room for more people,” and, of course, for more money — or that it Read More
Billionaire Karen Pritzker, heiress to the Hyatt hotel fortune, has expensive lodging tastes. According to city records, she paid $12.5 million this month for the lordly and infamous two-bedroom duplex penthouse at the Carlyle Hotel.
“We acquired an apartment. It’s a lovely apartment,” said her husband, the investor Michael Vlock. “We got it at a Read More
Barack Obama’s first events in New York City since announcing his presidential run will be on March 9, according to one of the event organizers, Arthur Leopold.
The first is a pricey get-together (suggested contribution: $1000-$2300) at the Grand Hyatt from 6 to 8 p.m. The second is a less formal gathering of supporters Read More
Here’s an invitation to a February 15th dinner at the Grand Hyatt honoring Eliot Spitzer. Notice that it’s hosted by the Democratic Assembly Campaign Committee.
After yesterday, which Spitzer said was a “turning point” in his relationship with the legislature — he marked the new era by threatening to support primary Read More
Speaking of Chuck Schumer, here, after some ado, are a few passages from his new book.
“One of the open secrets in Washington is that senators of the same party and same state rarely get along. Hillary and I are both ambitious hard working politicians who occasionally step on each other’s toes. We Read More
At 8:30 a.m., the new United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, will speak at an Association for a Better New York Breakfast at the Grand Hyatt .
At 8:45 a.m., Mike Bloomberg will meet with Jeb Bush and School officials on Chamber Street.
At 10 a.m., the Assembly’s Environmental Committee holds a hearing in Read More
Hillary Clinton, looking relaxed, arrived at the Grand Hyatt and took the stage at ten after nine a.m. Charlie Rangel, filling time while she was delayed, had eventually veered off on an impassioned speech on how history would remember the wars. “During this horrible period in this nation’s history, what were we doing?” he asked. Read More
Charles Rangel, giving a little speech this morning at the Association for a Better New York breakfast while a full crowd waited for a tardy Hillary Clinton in the Grand Hyatt ballroom, made a full apology for his recent trashing of Mississippi.
“For all of you from Mississippi, I’d like to extend my deepest apologies,” Read More
Which business titan would back the sherrif of Wall Street?
A reader knowledgeable of the business community in the City shared their thoughts on the list of Corporate Leaders for Spitzer, which was unveiled at a small press conference in the Grand Hyatt yesterday.
The list includes:
A close confident of Hillary Read More