Pardon our alliteration, but we’ve heard that a new boutique hotel is going up on the Bowery in Manhattan – and from the looks of it, it’s going to make quite a splash.
Formally used as an SRO by the Salvation Army, the supremely sleek new hotel is being built by the Paris-based Louzon Group.
The renderings created by architect Gene Kaufman echoes the gritty, punk-rock history of the Bowery, but infuses it with a decided dash of contemporary flare with blood-red LED lighting and a intricate series of Jenga-esque balconies sure to light up the night.
As girls around the country—nay, the world—prepare themselves for the Sex and the City sequel, two New York hotels are offering deals to help ladies experience the SATC girls’ lifestyle.
If the spoilers are any indication, it seems the “Sex and the City” ladies will be feeling the economic downturn’s pinch in this spring’s highly anticipated sequel. While the days of $500 shoes and $20 cosmos might be long gone, fashionistas can still enjoy a Carrie or Samantha-worthy NYC weekend without breaking the bank. The Big Apple’s GEM Hotels are offering the “GEM in the City” package, available May 1 to September 8, for glamour-seeking SATC fans on a designer shoestring budget.