Entries by Terry Trucco

An Under-The-Radar Supporting Role For The Mark Hotel In “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”

Hotels don’t win Academy Awards, but that hasn’t kept New York City hotels from landing in movies that get nominated.  Consider 2013, when NYC hotels had close-ups in three movies chasing Oscars –Best Picture contenders The Great Gatsby and American Hustle which showcased extravagant, if wildly different, interiors at The Plaza, and Blue Jasmine (Best […]

The Merriest New York City Hotel Decorations of 2020 — Holiday Cheer in a Challenging Year

By Terry Trucco It’s the holiday season, albeit a weird one. Hotels, we’re happy to say, have kept up their end of the holiday bargain, adorning their lobbies, festooning their walls and lighting up their buildings inside and out. Unfortunately, there are fewer hotel halls — and walls and bannisters and lobbies — to deck this […]