Now Playing in the Suite Next Door at Hudson Hotel: Tennessee Williams’ One-Act Play “Green Eyes”

It’s not exactly the comfort of strangers.

Green Eyes, a rarely seen one-act play by Tennessee Williams, dramatizes the nightmarish encounter of the Dunphys, a couple honeymooning in a New Orleans hotel room. Read more

Can Do: Is This Replica of the Standard Hotel Really Constructed from Tuna Cans?

The Candard Hotel.

The Candard Hotel.

Q. When is a can of tuna more than just a can of tuna?

A. When it’s grouped with more than 4,000 others to create a grand-scale sculpture of New York’s Standard Hotel, aka The Candard Hotel. Read more

On Stage: Composer and Cabaret Artist Jimmy Roberts at the Keyboard

Jimmy Roberts.

Jimmy Roberts.

Not so long ago, New York hotel bars were almost like supper clubs without the supper, a classic mix of martinis and live music, part Bobby Short, part Fabulous Baker Boys. For the price of a drink or two or three, a pianist, harpist or jazz trio would entertain you before you headed upstairs or back home. Read more

Now Playing at the Crosby Street: A Hip Sunday Night Film Club at a SoHo Hotel

Almost as many New York City hotels have screening rooms as spas. But it’s a lot easier to visit a hotel spa than to settle in with a bag of popcorn for a movie in a hotel screening room. Read more