10 locals who came to the rescue in New York's darkest hour.
he Midtown Hilton has been closed since March. Same for The Edition, a brand new Times Square boutique. You can get a room at the Pierre, just don’t expect the full-suite of white-glove services that have made the hotel a Manhattan landmark since 1930.
The pandemic outbreak has not only claimed lives but has also shattered the economy of many nations. The hotels in New York are facing a massive loss in their business as an outcome of the pandemic outbreak.
“We’re going to do everything that we can to survive this thing," restaurant owner Nick Verses tells NY1 News about the economic impact of COVID-19. "So I get up every day and I try to make this work.”
John Farrell and his wife booked a $1,000 room in the morning and were in New York hours later for their one-night stay.
After almost 100 years in business, the historic Roosevelt Hotel in Midtown Manhattan is set to become another casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
When the Roosevelt Hotel opened on East 45th Street in 1924, it was connected to Grand Central via an underground tunnel, signaling its prominence among New York’s Jazz Age society. But nearly 100 years later, the Midtown hotel will shut it doors for good on October 31. As CNN first reported, owner Pakistan International Airlines said in a statement that the decision stems from “the current, unprecedented environment and the continued uncertain impact from COVID-19.”
New York Magazine – Curbed: The Panic Attack of the Power Brokers The city’s “permanent government” has always built its way out of crisis. But what if it can’t?
One late-August morning, I met former New York governor Eliot Spitzer at Hudson Yards, the lavishly subsidized $25 billion real-estate development that will one day house Facebook offices, investment funds, and the pharmaceutical firm Pfizer. I found him at the base of an unfinished skyscraper, where a marketing banner draped across the scaffolding read RESET EXPECTATIONS.
The Jewish Voice: Historic Roosevelt Hotel to Close; Collapse in Tourism Hits NYC Hard By Jared Evan October 14, 2020 After 96 years in business the iconic Roosevelt Hotel
Gothamist: Lower Manhattan Residents Sue City To Block Transfer Of Homeless Residents From One Hotel To Another
Gothamist: Lower Manhattan Residents Sue City To Block Transfer Of Homeless Residents From One Hotel To Another By Sydney Pereira October 14, 2020 A group of Lower Manhattan residents