In light of Hotel Chelsea’s application for building a swanky rooftop, Curbed took us back in history to the time when board members kicked out the hotel’s manager Stanley Bard. Gothamist interviewed Mr. Bard and received a tour of the hotel five years ago, and my how much it has changed.
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
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
Rumors have been circulating for days about the looming departure of Glennon Travis, controversial manager of the embattled Chelsea Hotel.
Now, the Chelsea Hotel gossip site, Living With Legends, is suggesting that Mr. Travis’ corporate higher-ups at BD Hotels have been sacked, as well.
The Observer just sent 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 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 Read More
So much for the Chelsea Hotel’s resident "eurotrash beachbum."
Glennon Travis, the new director of operations for the embattled bohemian enclave, whom The Observer profiled last week, has scrapped his revealing MySpace page following the article’s publication.
Nevermind that part about "[d]espite the teasing, Mr. Travis has yet to remove or even Read More