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Dream Hotel

  1. Openings
    Melvin’s Juice Box Is Opening in the Dream DowntownThis is the Soho café’s second location.
  2. crimes and misdemeanors
    Woman Says She Was Drugged and Assaulted at Dream HotelThe victim spoke to the Post about the incident.
  3. Arrest Report
    Oops! Dream Hotel Owner Vikram Chatwal Arrested With Cocaine, Heroin, Pills, andThe hotelier kept his stash in a baggie in the crotch of his pants, apparently.
  4. tabloid wish fulfillment
    Pattinson Make-Out Picture, or Rorschach Blot?Grainy R-Patz photo is a window into our souls.
  5. starlet danger zone
    Lindsay Lohan’s Arrest Was at a Place She Terrorized BeforeDream Hotel is a Lohan disaster vortex.
  6. Non Gratis
    The Pain-in-the-Ass ‘Self-Promoter’ That Is Justin Ross LeeGetting tossed, one club at a time.
  7. Mediavore
    South African Chicken Chain Targets Mugabe; Why You Need Salt in Your DietNando’s calls the nation’s leader “the last dictator standing” in a commercial that depicts him making snow-angels with Saddam Hussein.
  8. Gratuitini
    Keep Your Half-Drunk Eyes Open While Signing the CheckRead your bill carefully, big shot.
  9. chatwal chatter
    Vikram Chatwal, Mortgage-Crisis VictimThe lender who held the Dream Hotel’s mortgage has collapsed, and rates are way down.
  10. NewsFeed
    Chatwal, Zakarian, and the Lotus Boys Teaming Up for Midtown HotelVikram Chatwal, who tells us Dream Downtown is about a year and a half from landing in the meatpacking district (he’s in talks with a Barcelona chef about the restaurant), reveals to us that he’s teaming up with Geoffrey Zakarian and designer Thierry Despont (who did the Carlyle Hotel and Gordon Ramsay’s restaurant in London) on his other project, the Lamb’s Club, opening at 130 West 44th Street in August of next year. Zakarian was hesitant to discuss his involvement but indicated that David Rabin and Will Regan of Lotus were also partners. Rabin certainly has his hands full these days between the relocation of Double Seven and the opening of Los Dedos, the Mexican restaurant he and chef Sue Torres are launching next month in the old Meet space, but he found a moment to clue us in about the hotel.
  11. NewsFeed
    Owner of D’Or, Opening Tonight, Also Plotting Rooftops to Rival 230 FifthTonight’s launch of D’Or (pictured above), the lounge underneath the Dream Hotel’s newly opened Amalia, isn’t the most exciting thing owner Greg Brier has going. He tells us that on July 1 he’ll open a 4,000 sq. ft. rooftop on the 16th floor of the Hilton Gardens hotel on 48th Street and Eighth Avenue — a space he believes will trump 230 Fifth in size. A two-minute walk through a utility corridor and a high-speed elevator trip will lead visitors to an enclosed fifteenth-floor lounge with a glass fireplace. And the roof? “It’s going to have a Japanese garden-type feel,” Brier says, “with teak decking and little plots so people can break away from the crowd.” More than likely, he’ll ask Amalia chef Ivy Stark to consult on a menu of “real American barbecue.”
  12. Restroom Report
    Bathrooms at Dream Hotel’s Amalia: Not for PETA Members to Pee InA few months ago we sneaked you a peek of the renderings for Amalia, printing Über-designer Steve Lewis’s shopping list along with them. The Dream Hotel’s newly opened restaurant sticks pretty much to plan. Silk chinoiserie wallpaper? Check. Wall of walnut pirolettes? Check. What the list didn’t shed light on, though, was the restroom, so after ordering some rosemary-lemon thyme “eau de vie” (French for “$12 shot of vodka”) off the dinner and drinks menu, we descended the “floating staircase” into the raw brick area that opens March 22 as the D’Or lounge.
  13. NewsFeed
    Dream Hotel’s Restaurant Still a Dream, But Opening in JanuaryCancel your Outlook reminder about the opening of Amalia, the swank restaurant and lounge that Greg Brier of Jet East was supposed to bring to the Dream Hotel a couple of weeks ago: Perhaps because Brier is also managing the opening of Lan-Beijing in China, it’ll be late January before the bi-level space (88-person dining room upstairs, 200-person downstairs lounge) will be ready for Ivy Stark’s American-Mediterranean dishes. To tide you over, we’ve got exclusive renderings of what the space will look like — one’s above; the other’s after the jump — paired with designer Steve Lewis’s shopping list (lifted more or less intact, we should note, from a press release. Quotations around “‘enchanted forest’” ours).