Tag Archive for: Standard Hotel

NYC Hotels to Check Out – or Into – for The Fourth of July

Ka-boom

237 may not be a Big Moment birthday, like a bi- or tri-centennial, but hey, how many people do you know who have reached it?

Countries are another story, but we love July 4 and so, it seems, do these hotels. All offer something, like a spot for taking in the fireworks, viewing the sport of competitive eating or just gazing at Lady Liberty on a red-white-and-blue-letter day.

 

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The Standard Gets Its Close-up In “Shame,” Michael Fassbender’s Unsparing New Movie

Ever since The Standard opened in 2009, looming high over the High Line and West Side Highway with its floor to ceiling windows, it’s been waiting for its close-up. At last, the sleekly sexy hotel — and its windows — figure prominently in a new movie, and wouldn’t you know, it’s rated NC-17? Read more

A Big Dog and a Big Boy: The New York Palace and The Standard Roll Out Sculpture Under the Sky

The Palace's watchdog.

The Palace’s watchdog.

You know summer’s here when hotels start rolling out outsize outdoor sculptures, the warm-weather equivalent of the holiday tree.  A big dog and a big boy on view all summer offer a taste of art and amusement, not to mention countless photo ops, in midtown and downtown. Read more

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

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