Tag Archives: Plaza Hotel

CNN’s Poppy Harlow, Jean Shafiroff at NY Women’s Foundation Fall Gala

This year’s New York Women’s Foundation Fall Gala held at The Plaza Hotel with CNN newsroom co-anchor Poppy Harlow serving as Master of Ceremonies, honored four leaders from the fields of philanthropy, health, and criminal justice. The honorees, Emmett D. Carson, Ph.D., Dr. Angela Diaz, Verna Eggleston, and Hon. Jonathan Lippman, have exceled in their […]

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Harlem School of the Arts Honors Sanaa Lathan at Plaza Hotel Masquerade Ball

Looking fabulous, actress Sanaa Lathan was honored by The Harlem School of the Arts at its annual gala benefit to support the school’s year-round visual and performing arts programming and initiatives. The 45-year old New York born Yale Drama School graduate, along with her her father, director-producer Stan Lathan, were presented with the Visionary Artist Award at this year’s […]

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Power Couple Donate Plaza Wedding Registry to Charity

Founder and CEO of Education Model Towns, Ernesto Argüello, married fellow philanthropist Ashley Taylor Cooper at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York a few weeks ago followed by a magical celebration in front of 400 people at the iconic Plaza Hotel. It was an extraordinary night with a champagne reception in the Palm Court, cocktails in the Terrace […]

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All in the SPRINT Family at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education Fiesta

President and CEO of Sprint Corporation; Marcelo Claure brought the entire family to The Plaza Hotel last week as he was presented with the Gold Medal of Honor at this year’s Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s “Fiesta 2016.” In good company, noted arts philanthropist Joanna Fisher, and interior designer Hutton Wilkins were also honored in front of […]

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Casita Maria Annual ‘Fiesta 2015’ at Plaza Hotel on Oct 13

Casita Maria Center for Arts and Education’s annual “Fiesta 2015” will honor John Bernbach, Baz Luhrmann, and Veronique and Bob Pittman, on Tuesday, October 13 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. As is their tradition, the gala co-chairs are Jacqueline Weld Drake, Aileen Mehle, and H. R. H. Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia. Carolina […]

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The Plaza Hotel’s Douglas Hannant Boutique Celebrates in Style

Last week Douglas Hannant, Frederick Anderson and Michel Piranesi of Sintessi hosted a Holiday Cocktail and Shopping Event at The Plaza’s Douglas Hannant boutique. Guests sipped Altaneve Prosecco while browsing an extensive collection of beautiful gemstones and unique jewelry designs at the VIP shopping event and champagne reception that saluted Hale House. Guests included: Sharon […]

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Famed Designer Betsey Johnson Partners with NY’s Plaza Hotel

Fashion designer Betsey Johnson has partnered with The Plaza to design the hotel’s first official Christmas Tree this holiday season.  Inspired by the precocious heroine Eloise, the Christmas tree will be unveiled during a special ‘Tree Lighting Tea’ in The Palm Court on November 28 at 5pm, hosted by The Plaza and Betsey Johnson. The […]

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Food Courts & Food Bars are the New Hip Restaurant

There seems to be a new trend lately in new restaurants called cafeteria style dining. Besides the new eatery Hudson Hall at Ian Schrager’s Hudson Hotel that prides itself on very nice cafeteria style dining, Chef David Change’s Ma Peche and Batali and Bastianich’s new ‘Eataly’ both have that community food hall feel. Now at […]

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