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  • Report: Bill de Blasio Is $2.5 Million in Debt but Living at Pricey NYC Hotel

    05/01/2022 1:13:59 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 05/01/2022 | Amy Furr
    Former Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) and his wife were deep in debt but reportedly staying at an expensive Brooklyn hotel with an indoor pool, restaurants, and beautiful views. The New York Post reported Saturday: After leaving office four months ago, de Blasio and Chirlane McCray made a beeline from Gracie Mansion to the swanky New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge — where suites run from about $600 to $5,000 a night — and have been staying there ever since while their home in Park Slope, Brooklyn, undergoes renovations, according to hotel staffers and other sources.
  • Hotez: ‘Makes No Sense’ to Lift School Mask Mandates at This Point

    01/24/2022 11:30:22 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/24/2022 | Pam Key
    Center for Vaccine Development director Dr. Peter Hotez said Monday on “At This Hour” that it made “no sense” to lift mask mandates for schools right now. Bolduan asked, “What do you think about lifting school mask mandates right now?”
  • A. Crime: Hotel Guests Robbed of $100,000 in Jewelry While Waiting for Uber

    12/07/2021 6:02:47 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 62 replies
    Breitbart ^ | December 7,2021 | JOEL B. POLLAK
    The robbery occurred around 1 a.m., while the two hotel guests were waiting in the hotel’s valet area for an Uber. The two thieves emerged from a dark sedan and took around $100,000 worth of jewelry and other items while threatening the victims at gunpoint, then took off. The robbery is the latest in a series of what the Los Angeles Times has called a spate of “brutal, brazen crimes” across the city.
  • Australian woman charged after setting fire in COVID quarantine hotel

    11/28/2021 2:09:13 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 6 replies
    Nypost ^ | 11/28/2021 | Jackie Salo
    A 31-year-old woman in Australia has been charged with arson after she set fire to the COVID-19 quarantine hotel where she was staying on Sunday morning, authorities said. The unidentified woman lit the fire in the 11th-floor room where she was quarantined with her two children at the Pacific Hotel Cairns in the northern city of Cairns, the BBC reported.
  • Grandmother, 63, And Granddaughter, Six, Are Kicked Out Of Georgia Hotel In The Middle Of Night BY POLICE After She Gave It A 3 Out Of 5 Star Review On Hotels.com

    11/23/2021 6:28:30 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 130 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 11/22/21 | Adam Manno
    Susan Leger and her granddaughter had to walk in their pajamas to a new hotelThey were kicked out of the Baymont Inn in Helen, Georgia for leaving a bad review on booking site Hotels.com after checking inLeger said in her write-up that the hotel was run-down, and that its toilet didn't flush properly Manager Danny Vyas told a 911 dispatcher that he wanted her out because, 'I know that you didn't like the room and you have reviewed us'The booking website only refunded Leger after questions from reporters A grandmother says she was kicked out of a Georgia hotel by...
  • Disney’s new Star Wars hotel comes with an out-of-this-world price tag

    08/06/2021 3:46:18 AM PDT · by Libloather · 27 replies
    CNN via East Bay Times ^ | 8/05/21 | Frank Pallotta
    Disney revealed pricing for its new, highly anticipated Star Wars hotel on Wednesday - and the cost to immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away for a few days will not come cheap. The Disney World-based hotel Galactic Starcruiser is essentially a cruise ship set in space, with the pricing to match. The company says it’s the “most immersive Star Wars story ever created,” and to partake you may have to shell out $6,000 for two nights. The hotel, which opens in spring 2022, is billed by Disney as a “revolutionary new two-night experience where you and your group...
  • China Hotel Collapse Kills Eight; Rescuers Search for Nine Missing

    07/13/2021 6:52:41 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    SHANGHAI—Part of a hotel collapsed in the Chinese city of Suzhou killing eight people and rescue workers were searching on Tuesday for nine people missing in the ruins, state media reported.The collapse of part of the Siji Kaiyuan Hotel in the coastal city happened on Monday afternoon. The Ministry of Emergency Management sent a team to help with the rescue work, media reported.The cause of the collapse was under investigation, the Xinhua news agency reported. It published photographs of rescue workers combing through rubble in the search for survivors.The Siji Kaiyuan is a budget hotel that opened in 2018. The...
  • Man arrested after guns were found in his Chicago hotel room. The mayor called them 'weapons of war'

    07/08/2021 11:18:54 AM PDT · by Magnatron · 49 replies
    CNN Fake News ^ | 8 July 2021 | Carma Hassan, Adrienne Broaddus and Keith Allen
    An Iowa man is facing two felony charges after a loaded handgun and rifle were found in his Chicago hotel room July 4, near where hundreds of families were celebrating the holiday, prosecutors said. Keegan Gregory Casteel, 32, is charged with two felony counts of aggravated unlawful use of weapons/loaded. He appeared in court Tuesday and was released after paying a portion of his $10,000 bond, according to court documents obtained by CNN. Police said there was a handgun and a loaded .308 caliber rifle "equipped with a laser and high-powered scope" in Casteel's hotel room. Five rifle magazines were...
  • Question for Albuquerque FReepers.

    06/19/2021 4:24:49 AM PDT · by mad_as_he$$ · 14 replies
    Self | 6/19/2021 | Self.
    Albuquerque FReepers; we are taking a necessary road trip that requires an overnight in your fair city. Can you please recommend a safe, good, pet friendly motel/hotel in the area. We will be traveling West to East on I40. Thank you in advance.
  • Tale of two cities: Homeless shelter to open smack-bang in the middle of NYC’s ‘Billionaires’ Row,’ Court of Appeals rules

    06/01/2021 6:53:05 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 30 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 5/28/2021 | Molly Crane-Newman
    Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row will soon feature a men’s homeless shelter smack-bang in the middle of it despite a three-year offensive to halt its creation by members of the city’s elite, the New York Court of Appeals has ruled. Residents of the city’s priciest street fought tooth and nail to halt Mayor de Blasio’s $60.8 million plan to open a 150-bed men’s shelter in the closed Park Savoy Hotel at 158 W. 58th St., arguing the location would be a dangerous “firetrap” and that crime would inevitably ensue on the ritzy block.(snip) The now defunct Park Savoy Hotel will house a...
  • Car bomb kills 4 at Pakistan hotel hosting China’s ambassador

    04/21/2021 5:42:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    A car bomb blast ripped through a luxury hotel’s parking area in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta on Wednesday, killing four people and wounding 11, officials said. China’s ambassador to Pakistan was staying at the hotel, but was not there when the bomb exploded, said Pakistan’s interior Minister, Sheikh Rashid Ahmad. An official at a local civil hospital, Waseem Baig, said four people had died, and “several others are in critical condition”. The Pakistan Taliban claimed the bombing. Ambassador Nong Rong had earlier in the day met provincial Chief Minister Jam Kamal in the city, according to a tweet...
  • Biden Border Crisis: Feds Award $86 Million Contract to House Migrant Families at Hotels

    03/20/2021 8:14:29 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 12 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 20, 2021 | Kristinn Taylor
    Under the Biden administration, the Border Patrol is now the Welcome Wagon for migrant families and unaccompanied minors smuggled to the border by human trafficking cartels. Unlike the Trump administration which had a policy of immediately returning to Mexico nearly all illegal border crossers, Biden is now allowing children traveling “alone” and a majority of migrant families to stay in the U.S. while their bogus asylum claims are processed. The abrupt change in policy, coupled with Biden shutting down construction of President Trump’s border wall while promising amnesty for illegal aliens has provoked a flood of migrants who are overwhelming...
  • World's first space HOTEL to begin construction in low Earth orbit in 2025 complete with restaurants, cinemas and rooms for up to 400 guests

    03/05/2021 8:42:01 PM PST · by amorphous · 72 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1 March 2021 | RYAN MORRISON
    Work is due to start on the world's first 'space hotel' in low Earth orbit in 2025 - and it will come equipped with restaurants, a cinema, spa and rooms for 400 people. Developed by the Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC), the Voyager Station could be operational as early as 2027, with the infrastructure built in orbit around the Earth. The space station will be a large circle and rotate to generate artificial gravity that will be set at a similar level to the gravity found on the surface of the Moon. Voyager Station's hotel will include many of the features...
  • Don Jr. is deposed by prosecutors in D.C. in probe into his father's inaugural committee payments to the Trump hotel - and they say his evidence 'raises more questions'

    02/24/2021 11:58:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 25 2021 | GEOFF EARLE
    Donald Trump Jr. was deposed this month by the attorney general of Washington, D.C. in a probe of the Trump inaugural committee where he said he did not authorize his assistant to enter a nearly $50,000 contract with a D.C. hotel. The president's son, a Trump Organization executive, made the statement in connection to a probe D.C. attorney general Karl Racine on February 11. Racine is conducting a probe of the 2017 inaugural committee after suing the company and Trump's D.C. hotel for alleged misuse of Trump inaugural funds.
  • D. C. Police Not Letting People Leave their Hotels

    01/07/2021 12:19:27 AM PST · by TigerClaws · 32 replies
    The police have formed a line outside and will not let anyone leave the hotel. Earlier in this video (link found in quoted tweet) the woman says that people drove up to the hotel to check in, were arrested, and their car towed.
  • Chicago-area hotel hosts 150-person wedding, could face charges

    12/04/2020 9:25:30 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    nypost ^ | 12/04/2020 | Gabrielle Fonrouge
    A Hilton hotel in the Chicago suburbs could face charges after it threw a 150-person, indoor wedding in flagrant violation of COVID-19 restrictions, reports said. The Hilton Chicago/Northbrook, about 25 miles northwest of Downtown Chicago, threw the bash Wednesday evening even though weddings are not allowed under Illinois’s current “tier 3” restriction measures, ABC News reported.
  • Democrats project campaign messages on Trump Hotel in DC

    09/05/2020 4:38:26 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 32 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 05 2020 | Marisa Schultz, Paul Steinhauser
    Democrats targeted the Trump Hotel in Washington D.C. Friday night for a campaign stunt to draw attention to a story from The Atlantic that alleged President Trump disparaged fallen American soldiers. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) ran projections on the exterior of the downtown D.C. hotel from about 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. without incident, according to the DNC. The messages aglow at the hotel read: “Trump Disrespected Our Troops” and “Our Troops Deserve Better Than Trump."
  • Somalia: Several dead, 'hostages taken' in Mogadishu hotel attack

    08/16/2020 12:38:56 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 25 replies
    aljazeera ^ | 08/19/2020
    At least nine people have been killed and more than a dozen wounded in a gun and bomb attack by suspected al-Shabab fighters on an upmarket beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital, officials and witnesses have said. Security forces were struggling to regain control of the Elite Hotel in the Lido beach area more than an hour after the assault began on Sunday, amid fears the attackers had taken hostages. Among the dead are two government employees, three hotel security guards and four civilians, police officer Ahmed Bashane told the DPA news agency. Military vehicles could be seen taking positions around...
  • Lawsuit: Couple says they were spied on while having sex in Denver hotel room...

    05/23/2020 12:04:04 AM PDT · by L.A.Justice · 60 replies
    KDVR TV ^ | May 20, 2020 | Rob Low
    DENVER (KDVR) — A Texas couple believes they were spied on while having sex in their Denver hotel room. Now, Nathan and Christina Parks have filed a lawsuit in Denver District Court against DoubleTree by Hilton for invasion of privacy. The married couple, both 35, were staying at a Double Tree by Hilton in the Stapleton neighborhood in September 2019. When Nathan opened the door on the morning of Sept. 11, 2019, he said he discovered the door’s peephole laying on the floor of the hallway outside his room. “When I opened the door and I looked at it from...
  • Life inside the Quality Inn turned isolation hotel in Revere (Mass.)

    05/11/2020 9:32:22 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | May 10, 2020 | By Zoe Greenberg
    At the inn, patients get a room to themselves and three meals a day, as well as in-person checkups from MGH medical providers, all at no cost. They have television and free wifi. But they also must choose to be confined, to forgo home-cooked meals and the care of their loved ones, to submit to a certain level of surveillance and abstain from going outside. It’s a respite — albeit a lonely, difficult one.