Hilton Times Square closure may be ‘tip of the iceberg’ for New York hotels

This week’s announcement of the permanent closure of the iconic 44-story Hilton Times Square hotel in the heart of New York City was a wake-up call for the embattled hospitality industry, especially in urban markets suffering from a coronavirus-driven tourism drought.

The move follows a decision earlier this week by Ashford Hospitality to hand over the keys to its recently purchased Embassy Suites in Midtown West to its lender after

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Jim Brickman to perform virtual holiday concert benefitting Playhouse Square

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Beloved songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman’s holiday shows have become a Playhouse Square tradition. That tradition will continue December 5, although things will look different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In lieu of an in-person concert, the Grammy-nominated artist and Shaker Heights native will perform virtually from his downtown studio. The concert, part of his “Comfort & Joy at Home” tour, will feature songs from Brickman’s many

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