Robert De Niro and his partners in the posh Greenwich Hotel probably never wanted a mob scene in the lobby, anyway.
The fancy Tribeca lodge is geared toward people who value their privacy, like Mr. De Niro himself. It’s supposed to be a quiet retreat where guys like Patrick Dempsey can lift weights in Read More
The affable maitre d’ at the Waverly Inn stomped out to the curb on Wednesday night, Dec. 17, armed with pen and paper. He demanded to know, Who’s leading this mob?
About a dozen plainly dressed protesters had lined up outside the fashionable West Village celebrity haunt rather inconveniently around Read More
Location: So, one day, the phone rings. It’s Robert De Niro. He wants to build a hotel. Why did he turn to you?
Mr. Born: I’ve got to believe that he was very methodical and careful because he actually spent years with this piece of property [the eventual Greenwich Hotel]. I 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 in the place Read More
Legendary hotelier Stanley Bard doesn’t hang out in the lobby of his beloved Chelsea Hotel as often as he used to.
But, two weeks ago, the hotel’s infamously ousted manager made a rare appearance, joining the director Milos Forman (himself a former hotel resident) for an on-camera interview smack-dab in the middle of Read More
Legendary hotelier Stanley Bard will deliver a videotaped "message of hope" tonight at the Museum of the City of New York.
Hear what the charismatic former manager of the embattled Chelsea Hotel has been up to since his controversial ouster last summer, what he thinks about the new management and Read More
It seems the control freaks running Robert De Niro’s new Greenwich Hotel aren’t only cracking down on camera-equipped spectators.
On opening day, management also kicked out a reviewer for the hospitality industry site Hotel Chatter, abruptly canceling her reservation.
And she wasn’t even requesting a cheap press rate! To wit:
we Read More
Celebrity hotelier Robert De Niro‘s hugely anticipated and high-priced lodge, the 88-room Greenwich Hotel, officially opens for business today in Tribeca.
And talk about excellence in hospitality!
A Curbed tipster reports from the scene:
there are three staffers outside the hotel, guarding against photographs. OF THE EXTERIOR. I managed to Read More