In 1940 Franklin Delano Roosevelt ran for a third term against Wendell Wilkie. My father took me, a very politically aware 14-year-old, to a political dinner at the Waldorf Astoria. At our table were Frances Perkins, Secretary of Labor, and James Petrillo, head of the musicians union. Show More Summary
When we walked into Blythe Danner's suite in the Waldorf Astoria last week, we were greeted by an unexpected sight: Danner dozing gracefully in the hotel's armchair, looking every inch a member of Hollywood royalty. "Vulture?" she asked. "Are you going to devour me?" Thus began our first-ever interview with a... More »
The New York Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists handed out the 2015 Deadline Club Awards at the Waldorf Astoria on May 12. ABC News took home two awards, the entire staff was honored for its TV spot news reporting of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. Show More Summary
Automotive enthusiasts staying at Waldorf Astoria properties this year will have the opportunity to drive some of the world’s most coveted supercars, thanks to the second installment of the Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience. GuestsShow More Summary
We will get you a recap of everything that?s happening in Bangkok soon ? there is that much going on ? but before we do, we?ll make a quick stop and pay attention to what Waldorf Astoria is cooking up in the Thai capital. Why? It will...Show More Summary
Housed within a glistening 12-story bronze tower, the new Waldorf Astoria Beijing appears on its surface to be yet another contemporary addition to the sprawling Chinese capital. Inside, however, the Yabu Pushelberg–designed hotel—which...Show More Summary
Jonathan Groff and Jussie Smollett both suit up in style to attend the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards held at The Waldorf Astoria on Saturday night (May 9) in New York City. The 30-year-old Looking actor and 31-year-old Empire star were joined by Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt actor Tituss Berguss and athletes Jason Collins and Michael Sam. [...]
Kelly Ripa of Live With Kelly and Michael was honored tonight with for Excellence in Media at the GLAAD Media Awards at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts received the Vito Russo Award. Strand Releasing’s feature film Lilting was named Best Limited Release and Best Documentary nod went to L Word Mississippi: Hate The Sinner. Show More Summary
Part III of the Eugene H. Gardner Collection of U.S. Coins, the third of four unreserved auctions presented by Heritage Auctions, will take place on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, at the Waldorf Astoria in New York. "The two previous auctions...Show More Summary
A look at the first 50 years of the Police Department and of New York City’s landmarks law, and a fact-filled book about the Waldorf Astoria.
Neil Patrick Harris wears a ribbon on his blazer while attending The Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s 2015 Pink Carpet Party held at The Waldorf Astoria on Thursday night (April 30) in New York City. The 41-year-old actor was joined on the carpet by singers Elton John and Tony Bennett, as well as designers Vera Wang, [...]
The New York Women in Communications held its annual Matrix Awards on Monday at the Waldorf Astoria to celebrate outstanding women in media. We were on the red carpet to chat with event emcee Martha Stewart, presenter Arianna Huffington and honorees, including Elle editor in chief Robbie Myers and Debra Lee, chairman and CEO of BET Networks. Show More Summary
According to E! Online, Kelly Ripa is being honored with the Excellence in Media Award during the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards ceremony in New York at the Waldorf Astoria on May 9. One of her best friends is presenting the award to her. Show More Summary
Sponsored content and native advertising partnerships often involve, for folks at the participating media company end, hours of grunt work in front of a flickering computer screen. But in the case of one such alliance announced thisShow More Summary
HUNDREDS of New York’s judges and lawyers will gather on Saturday in the grand ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria hotel to honor one of their own, John A. Barone, a New York Supreme Court justice in the Bronx, who will receive this year’s...Show More Summary
Goop, Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle site, this month will open a two-week pop-up store in the Gold Coast. The shop, at 11 E. Walton St. at the Waldorf Astoria, is Goop's third pop-up. It opened its first last year in Los Angeles and then...Show More Summary
In the 1950s, the New York Auto Show went international, emphasizing a globalized auto market. With events at Madison Square Garden, the New York Coliseum, and the Waldorf Astoria, these auto shows show how the auto industry showed off during the Fabulous Fifties.
The Waldorf Astoria has been cleared of allegations that it poisoned at least 45 guests at a recent wedding banquet after importing illegal Kobe beef from Japan. [ more › ]
The veteran restaurateur plans to retire, with John Doherty, a former executive chef at the Waldorf Astoria, taking over.
She’s one of Germany’s hottest exports since Heidi Klum, and Diane Kruger was back in her homeland for a very special event last night (March 17). The “National Treasure” actress stepped out at the Waldorf Astoria in Berlin to help launch the German edition of People magazine, joined by Tom Junkersdorf, Norman Pearlstine and John B. Show More Summary