By Terry Trucco
Hotels are notorious for tardiness when it comes to everything from opening their doors to refurbishing the lobby. But not the Royalton.
This summer Brasserie 44, the hotel’s buzzy-at-lunch lobby restaurant, closed for renovation. Its transformation was to debut in September. And voila – the space, its name slimmed down to Forty-Four, soft-opened for private parties and select customers this week and opens to the public on Monday, October 4, retooled as a gigantic cocktail lounge. In hotel years, that’s right on the dot. (more…)