Entries by Terry Trucco

NYC Hotels Stepping Up To House Medical Personnel and Non-Critical Patients During Covid-19 Outbreak

If anyone deserves a comfy bed and a welcoming room after a grueling day at work, it’s the doctors, nurses and other medical personnel caring for Covid-19 patients at New York City hospitals. The deadly virus has also created a need for facilities for non-critical patients and personnel. Enter the hospitality industry, newly awash in […]

A Starring Role For Brooklyn’s William Vale Hotel in Ailey II’s Spirited New Dance Video

Touring is a big part of the job for members of Ailey II, the ebullient company of next generation modern dancers affiliated with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Tuskegee, Alabama; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Bonn, Germany are just a few of the 13 international cities the 12-person troupe has visited already this year. So we […]

Hungry? New York Restaurant Week 2020, Winter Edition, Unfurls with 49 Hotel Restaurants on Board

Three things New Yorkers expect at the start of a new year are broken resolutions, freezing weather and New York Restaurant Week.  The third, at least, arrives dependably. Now in its 18th year, New York’s bi-annual blizzard of lunch and dinner bargains unfurls January 21 to February 9 with $26 two-course lunches and $42 three-course dinners […]

Our Top Picks from the 2019 Hotel Trade Fairs — Or What You May See on Your Next Hotel Visit

We love hotel trade shows. For one November weekend, we slip into comfortable shoes, charge up our phone and head to Javits Center, where a pair of enormous shows previews the latest gadgets, accoutrements and surprises you’ll soon see in hotels (if you haven’t seen them already). While it’s fun to ogle industrial size kitchen […]