4 -min. read In the latest dispatch from this year’s Ministry of Ideas speakers, we caught up with art-world visionary (and lifelong Brooklynite) Michael Papadeas, Head of Global Partnerships at Frieze, to get his thoughts on the new way to travel and why hip-hop is the catalyst of contemporary culture.
3 -min. read It’s that time of year again: Welcome to the Collective has returned, and with it comes an awesome bunch of brand-new exhibitors raring to go for LE 2018. Meet three hotels posing as miniatures of their respective iconic cities.
3 -min. read We’ve made no secret of our excitement about New York’s MADE Hotel, so we’re thrilled that the new boutique hotel with a global soul is now open in the NoMad area of Manhattan.
3 -min. read The new Life Hotel opens today in New York in place of the live/work/playground where LIFE magazine writers and artists once held court.
3 -min. read We always knew that The Beekman, Thompson Hotels’ third property for New York City, would be stunning; but walking through the hotel had us wowing all over the place.
7 -min. read Professional hockey player turned real estate broker Lyon Porter tells us how he unleashed his inner cowboy and let the good times roll at Urban Cowboy B&B.
2 -min. read Tommie might have ghosted us, but we’re digging his reliable wingman, Arlo – set to open in Hudson Square this fall.
2 -min. read At EVEN Hotels every which way you turn there are design touches, amenities, collaborations and ideas to help guests have a healthier stay.
3 -min. read 11 Howard wants to become the definition of ‘conscious hospitality’, with each aspect ‘operated with awareness, purpose and thoughtful consideration’.
< 1 -min. read The Defibrillator Theatre Company is preparing to make their New York debut at Langham Place on February 24, performing a play in a hotel room.
3 -min. read Hotel Indigo LES has ditched some Indigo hallmarks, like the photo walls, haikus and spa benches, in favour of more contemporary, locally influenced design.
2 -min. read HGU, which stands for Hotel Grand Union, is expected to open in NoMad this winter at 34 East 32nd Street between Park and Madison.
2 -min. read W Times Square celebrated its new Broadway-centric lounge design with a soiree for Ultimate Encore, a short and sweet film that was filmed at the W.
6 -min. read A roundup of the top creative class international design-led new openings for Fall/Winter 2015.
< 1 -min. read In this week’s Travel Bites: bacon bans, going Downtown in LA and NYC and a possible SeaWorld hotel.
4 -min. read A bumper edition of Welcome To The Collective reviewing six brand new sign-ups for November 2015.
2 -min. read SBE will be transforming The Martha Washington into The Redbury New York in early 2016.
3 -min. read The Hoxton will be opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, one of New York’s most exciting neighborhoods. It is The Hoxton’s first move in what promises to be more expansion into the US.
2 -min. read Just a few months after opening their first hotel in Mexico, Thompson Hotels is about to do it again on November 20 with the Thompson Playa del Carmen.
3 -min. read On Madison and 76th, a block from Central Park on the Upper East Side, The Carlyle New York feels far from frantic, tourist-mad, midtown.
2 -min. read The Renwick is housed in a former extended-stay hotel from the 1920s on 40th Street where artists and writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Mann once resided.
3 -min. read 1 Hotel Central Park has gone far above and beyond the requisite eco-conscious design and amenities.
3 -min. read Delving into October’s newly signed-up, first-time collective rebels’ creative causes ahead of meeting them at LE Miami 2016.
2 -min. read Riff Hotels debuted Riff Chelsea in Manhattan last year, inspired by NYC’s party scene in the 80s.
3 -min. read An update on SLS Park Avenue, the first NYC property from Sam Nazarian’s SLS Hotels, plus SLS Hotel & Residences Brickell and SLS LUX Brickell.
2 -min. read The Rivertown Lodge has opened in Hudson, NY within an old 1920s building that was originally intended to be a movie theater.
2 -min. read Come 2016, New York will get its third Thompson hotel in The Beekman.
3 -min. read New York may be the city that never sleeps but there’s quite a lot of places to lay your head. See who’s opened, wants to open and is having trouble opening where.