Wyndham Garden Hotel

Hunger Strike Set, Displaced 85 Bowery Tenants Likely Face Another 6 Weeks in Exile

Posted February 8, 2018 at 5:00 am

Despite public outcry, a potential hunger strike, and plenty of media coverage, the evicted residents of 85 Bowery won’t be returning home for at least another six weeks. That’s the timeline circulating from landlord Joseph Betesh’s camp for “emergency repairs” to conclude. Progress is at a trickle. According to The Village Voice, the replacement stairs […]

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85 Bowery Landlord Puts up Displaced Tenants in Nearby Wyndham Garden Hotel

Posted February 2, 2018 at 5:00 am

With the deadline to complete emergency repairs elapsed (February 1), it would appear that the controversial landlord of 85 Bowery has caved to pressure to house his displaced tenants until the job is done. You’ll recall that 75 residents of 85 Bowery were evacuated from the Chinatown tenement two weeks ago after a court-ordered inspection […]

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‘Shinka Ramen’ Debuts at the Wyndham Garden Hotel on the Bowery

Posted December 6, 2017 at 5:16 am

At age five, the eyesore that is the Wyndham Garden Hotel on the Bowery keeps padding its stable of food and beverage. As of yesterday, the eighteen-story, 106-room hotel now boasts a ramen restaurant to its name. Indeed, Shinka Ramen & Sake is the fifth onsite hangout for the Wyndham Garden Hotel, behind the Wu Room, […]

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Former Tenants of 128 Hester Street Demand Relocation Payments from Landlord 7 Years After Demolition and Displacement

Posted December 17, 2016 at 5:18 am

Seven years a blight. The junkyard that is now 128 Hester Street remains an urban wasteland, and doubles as icon of developer greed. It’s a dangerous pit of detritus cordoned off with chain-link fencing. There has been no activity here since the building demolition displaced eight families in 2009. It began with alleged neglect by […]

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‘The Grayson’ Principal Partnering with Wyndham Garden Hotel for ‘Wu Room’ Lobby Bars

Posted March 8, 2016 at 5:19 am

​It appears that the eyesore of a hotel at 93 Bowery is teaming up with an East Village bar owner for its lobby operations. Kenneth Caulfield – who opened The Grayson frat bar on First Avenue last year – has been tapped by the Wyndham Garden Hotel on the Bowery. The team will appear before […]

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Notes from CB3: Williamsburg Pizza Approved, Despite Bathroom Situation; Tre Extends Hours

Posted November 17, 2015 at 5:00 am

Last night was a momentous occasion. The SLA subcommittee of Community Board 3 only discussed eight new applicants seeking booze approval. Certainly a rarity these days. Let’s dive into the details. Williamsburg Pizza, 277 Broome Street Holding down the corner of Allen and Broome Streets the last two years, Williamsburg Pizza was on the docket […]

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Michael Kang To Drop 9-Story Commercial Building at 89 Bowery

Posted August 26, 2013 at 6:10 am

Looks like the monstrosity that is the Wyndham Garden Hotel will soon have some company.

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View of the Lower East Side from Wyndham Garden Rooftop

Posted October 17, 2012 at 10:31 am

One stealth Boogie reader wandered into the Wyndham Garden Chinatown hotel at 93 Bowery last week, and jumped in the elevator to the roof.

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Elevate Restaurant & Lounge Opening Inside Wyndham Garden on Bowery

Posted October 8, 2012 at 6:28 am

With final preparations underway inside this eyesore of a Bowery lodge, more details are coming to light. Like the resident restaurant.

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Rally Today for Displaced Tenants of 128 Hester

Posted August 24, 2012 at 10:16 am

As the Wyndham Garden Hotel glistens in the sunlight, its aqua facade reflecting across the Bowery, the former residents of 128 Hester Street continue to suffer hardships.

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