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  1. Tabitha Williams has been appointed Director of Food & Beverage at...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    Commune Hotels & Resorts 530 Bush Street, Suite 501 San Francisco, CA 94108 United States Tollfree: 800.738.7477 Phone: 415.835.0300 Fax: 415.835.0317 Visit Website Tabitha Williams will oversee all food and beverage operations for The Troubadour's restaurant and bar concepts, with a laser-focus on providing high-caliber culinary experiences and maintaining exceptional guest satisfaction. Williams boasts over 19 years in the hospitality industry, having served on food and beverage management teams for a number of hotels including Waldorf Astoria New York and Hard Rock Hotel Chicago.


  2. Clinton and Trump trade punch lines instead of punches at New York charity dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    At the urging of Cardinal Timothy Dolan, standing, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump shake hands at the end of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York, Oct. 20, 2016. Both presidential candidates spoke at the annual Catholic charity dinner, normally a forum for levity and self-deprecation in the throes of a heated election.


  3. The Al Smith Dinner: Clinton and Trump's Most Memorable JabsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | ABC News

    ... the annual white-tie dinner -- a fundraiser for Catholic charities supporting children in need held at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan -- for dueling presidential candidates to take jabs at each other. In 2012, for example, President Barack Obama ...


  4. Clinton, Trump share stage and crack jokes at Al Smith dinnerRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump appeared together Thursday night for a ritzy gathering, delivering remarks at the white-tie Al Smith charity dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan for their final face-to-face showdown before Election Day. Just 24 hours after their third and final debate - and hours after the Republican nominee insisted that he would not cede the right to contest the outcome of the presidential election - they sat one seat apart for the evening, with New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan acting as the only buffer.


  5. Queens Bus Driver Attacked by Box CutterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Your News Now

    ... grabbed a morning coffee just before starting his 4 a.m. shift along the Q18 route, which runs between Maspeth and Astoria. "I didn't feel anything because it turned out to be a box cutter. It was a very thin razor," Seger said. "But he cut my ...


  6. Clinton Trump, trade jokes, barbs at Alfred E. Smith dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... benefit Catholic children's charities. After a few relatively tame jokes aimed at Clinton and others at the Waldorf Astoria dinner, Trump referenced the recent spate of her apparent emails released by WikiLeaks. "Here she is tonight in public, ...


  7. Crowd turns on Donald Trump at charity dinner after Hillary Clinton jokesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Age

    ... that translated poorly to the staid setting, stunning many of the well-heeled guests who had filed into the Waldorf Astoria hotel for an uncommon spectacle: an attempted detente in a campaign so caustic that the candidates, less than 24 hours ...


  8. Donald Trump Booed Over Hillary Roast Remarks At New York Charity DinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Deadline

    Donald Trump got booed tonight while appearing with Hillary Clinton at the 71st Annual Alfred E. Smith charity dinner in Manhattan. In fairness, the white-tie Waldorf Astoria clambake, named after four-term NY Governor and one-time Dem White House hopeful Alfred Smith, is traditionally an event at which the two presidential candidates show off their comedy chops.


  9. Live: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face-off at the Al Smith dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... w/cat bird seating Y' Y 1 2 First serious business. Hillary Clinton is at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, but husband Bill does not appear to be so. Both Donald and Melania Trump are at the hotel and sitting between them ...


  10. Alfred E. Smith Dinner Gag Writer on Clinton-Trump Roast: 'The Rules Don't Apply'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    ... politicians and high-powered executives. A white-tie fundraiser benefiting needy children and held at the Waldorf-Astoria New York, the Alfred E. Smith Dinner is hosted by the city's Archbishop - currently Cardinal Timothy Dolan. At the table of ...


  11. From the History Archives: When Rudy Met HillaryRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Balloon Juice

    ... together again for a ritzier gathering, delivering remarks at the white-tie Al Smith charity dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan. In most presidential campaigns, the dinner, which benefits Roman Catholic charities, functions as a welcome ...


  12. Laughter, Charity, and BoosDonald Trump and Hillary Clinton struggle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Magazine

    Just one day after the final presidential debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump again shared a stage, this time at the Al Smith dinner, a toney annual white-tie charity dinner at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The dinner benefits Roman Catholic charities but also serves as a kind of election-season White House Correspondents' Dinner in which the candidates can show off their more human sides, tell jokes, and rib each other - hopefully - good-naturedly.


  13. In strategy shift, Town takes conservative approach to outerborough expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Real Deal

    ... company CEO Andrew Heiberger told The Real Deal . The new locations will be in Brooklyn Heights, Williamsburg and Astoria. The move into shared WeWork spaces illustrates Town's goal to limit its liabilities while still expanding its geographic ...


  14. Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events on the de Blasio RezoningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | City Limits

    ... in Long Island City, hosts its monthly meeting to build the movement for an equitable rezoning. Community Church of Astoria 14-42 Broadway, Astoria 11106 Thursday, November 17, 6:30 p.m. Community Board 11 and the Department of City Planning host a ...


  15. Up in Smoke? NYC vs. Its Burgeoning Hookah BarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | The Brooklyn Inc

    ... students and sharply dressed young professionals do it while working on their laptops. Along Steinway Street in Astoria, it seems as if every other storefront is dedicated to it. In Washington Heights, people sit in lawn chairs on the sidewalk and ...


  16. SCPA Presents: The Soldier's Project: Preparing Clinicians To Serve The Needs Of VeteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | PR Log

    ... Hospital Military Wellness Program and former Director of PSCH's Canarsie Outpatient Clinic; Private Practice, Astoria, NY. "Been There: The Perspective of a Soldiers Project Clinician Who Is a Veteran" Steven Rose, LCSW - Served as a Navy Corpsman ...


  17. New York City rent comparison: What $1,600 gets youRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Curbed

    ... a revamped bathroom, and a foyer that can function as a small office or dining space. a ' This no-frills studio in Astoria is going for an even $1,600 a month. The space doesn't boast any fancy amenities but does include a revamped kitchen and ...


  18. Etiquette expert William Hanson reveals how to enjoy a more civilised New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Daily Mail

    ... But if Airbnb isn't for you (and there are plenty of gems available) then a luxurious stay at the iconic Waldorf Astoria , perhaps? This really is *the* New York hotel, where US society legend Elsa Maxwell held her parties, all US presidents stay, ...


  19. Students perform their way at Frank Sinatra School of the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 16 | New York Daily News

    ... Creating the school was a passion project for legendary singer Tony Bennett, who was born and raised nearby in Astoria. The school opened with 250 students in 2001 in temporary facilities. It now has 840 students in a state-of-the-art building on ...


  20. New York man sentenced to 24 months in ATM skimming schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 14 | New Jersey Herald

    A New York man has been sentenced to 24 months in federal prison for participating in an ATM skimming scheme. Thirty-two-year-old Moises Morales Cano of Astoria, New York, pleaded guilty in May for taking part in a conspiracy to manipulate ATMs in order to steal personal identifying information belonging to bank customers.


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