Why spend that Wall Street bonus on real estate? How about a party instead?
A downtown Manhattan hotel is offering a swanky party package dubbed “Friends With Money” that costs $137,580, the average Wall Street bonus this winter, according to the state Comptroller.
The Ritz-Carlton, Battery Park, will provide overnight accomodations for 32 guests Read More
Hillary and Bill Clinton met behind closed doors this past weekend with Minister Avigdor Lieberman, among other Israeli officials, at the behest of Brookings’ Saban Center —so JTA reports. Lieberman is a racist. He has supported the expulsion of Arabs from Israel and the execution of Arab members of the Knesset. He ought Read More
Tonight, George and Libby Pataki will host a reception for Jeanine Pirro at the Marriott Eastside Hotel.
Tomorrow, Shelly Silver speaks at the Association for a Better New York Breakfast at the Ritz Carlton New York-Battery Park.
The U.S. Court of Appeals will hear an argument from lawyers representing a Muslim man who is suing Read More
ERICA: I just returned from the Modern Bride Top 25 Trendsetter Awards Dinner at the Ritz Carlton. By some insane miracle of divine intervention, Modern Bride chose me and Paper Bride along with 24 super talented/interesting/cool wedding industry professionals for their 2006 trendsetter awards. The evening has apparently been called the Read More
New Yorkers woke up to some dire real estate news today (scroll a couple posts down for a recap). But that isn’t stopping one condo-owner from trying to pull off a $15 million flip!
In August 2004, Upper Deck chief Richard P. McWilliam reportedly paid $20.8 million for this 9,455-square-foot apartment. Read More
Each time I called the Modern to make a reservation, without fail I was put on hold. Soon I knew the recorded message by heart. It took the form of a mantra: “Thank you for calling the Modern, located on … stylish business attire is worn by most of the guests in the main dining Read More
Once upon a time, the hotel life in Manhattan was for eccentrics-pampered people with gads of money who felt more at home in a home away from home. It was for Cole Porter and Solomon Guggenheim and Frank Lloyd Wright.
Today, it’s for everybody willing to pay to have their life catered by Jean Georges-even Read More