411NSIDER: Preview of the Marlton Hotel

July 29th, 2013
The Marlton Hotel

Progress on the Marlton Hotel by Eric Goode and [oopsie! our bad] Sean MacPherson, currently under construction in Greenwich Village. The hotel is expected to cater largely “to NYU” and will feature a restaurant and bar; rooms at this former SRO will “likely” be priced in the “$200 to $300 range.”  

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Suck This.

December 15th, 2011
Occupy Wall Street

  Well, we hate to say we told you so… Oh who we are kidding, we looove it. Told ya so. Told ya so! TOLD YA SO, MUTHERFUKKERS. We know, we know, PX This is accurate in its predictions so often, it’s hard to keep track. So let’s re-cap shall we?

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The Blabber… for the 99%

November 3rd, 2011
The Blabber in the Trenches - PX This

  The latest blabber within the industry has insiders recalling that a former employee who worked at Milk Street Cafe (the deli and catering shop who claimed their "booming" business was devastated by Occupy Wall St) since its inception, and who left prior to the protesters setting up camp, had noted upon resignation back in

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The Blabber in the Trenches

October 12th, 2011
The Blabber in the Trenches

  The Blabber in the Trenches   • The latest riveting rumors swirling within the industry have restaurateur Keith McNally "livid" over the news that the lease on Meatpacking District mainstay, Pastis, will not be renewed. Although there’s some disagreement as to the exact date of the lease expiration (Pastis opened in the Fall of [...]

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PX Me – The Sequel to PX This

August 16th, 2011
PX Me - The Sequel to PX This

  PX Me. (How I Became a Published Author, Got Micro-Famous, and Married a Millionaire) When Abbe Diaz published her journal, PX This – Diary of the "Maître d’ to the Stars" [née Diary of the Potted Plant] in 2004, she’d had no idea what she was in for. Sure, she expected the process would [...]

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The Blabber in the Trenches

May 12th, 2011
The Standard hotel

  Following relatively recent news of shakeups at The Box, EMM, and Bagatelle, PX This has learned that Managing Director Ian Nicholson is the latest executive to decamp The Standard Hotel here in NYC. Following the earlier but unrelated departure of F&B Director of Operations Lana Trevisan (currently GM of soon-to-open Hotel Americano), Nicholson resigned [...]

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MORE on Nightlife

April 6th, 2011
Aalex Julien, New York Magazine

  MORE on Nightlife   Following yesterday’s news of a shakeup at The Box, we hear nightlife fixture Aalex Julien has left EMM Group’s Simyone Lounge (aka SL). In a somewhat ironic twist, partners Mark Birnbaum and Eugene Remm have evidently required all operatives to sign a Non-Compete Agreement— a move Remm might possibly have [...]

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MORE on Nick Rytting

April 5th, 2011
Nick Rytting by Kristin Brown

  This just in: Nightlife impresario and Calvin Klein play pal, Nick Rytting, has decamped from The Box, where until last week he retained the title of General Manager. He currently joins co-owners and (longtime F&Bulous operatives) Larry Poston and Johnny Swet at Hotel Griffou. The move is a logical one for Rytting, some of [...]

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Mr H: Preview

February 14th, 2011
Mr H - Preview

  Hey, remember a few weeks ago when we referred to Armin Amiri‘s new enterprise but didn’t want to give away all the details because we were trying to be respectful, and then Eater graciously picked up our tidbit and then the very next day The New York Post shadily ran with the story without [...]

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PSA: The Mulberry Project

January 18th, 2011
PublicServiceAnnouncement

  Ladies and Gentlemen, May We Have Your Attention Christian Alexander‘s gatherings may have been heating up The Mulberry Project for the past couple weeks or so, but things are about to get even hotter. And we maybe don’t exactly mean that in a good way. Now that its opening has been officially announced, chances [...]

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