Posts Tagged: Chelsea Hotel
The last installment of this series, which focused on the artists, writers and filmmakers in residence at the Chelsea Hotel, ends on a piece written by a man who has helped define New York’s nightlife and now designs some of the city’s most talked about venues....more
“Not counting the lobby, the Chelsea Hotel had ten floors. Each was served by a dim hallway that ran from an air shaft on one side to, on my floor, a door with a yellowing pane of frosted glass that suggested the ulterior presence of a private detective rather than, as was actually the case, a fire escape....more
This week our series on the renowned artists, writers and musicians who have lived, or currently live, in the Hotel Chelsea continues. Today’s Resident Bohemian is legendary punk rock musician Dee Dee Ramone by Jess Sauer. -RJ
In reality, Dee Dee Ramone fatally overdosed in Hollywood, California, in the summer of 2002....more
He was a restless person and this was the kind of rest restless people needed when they got restless.
Sometimes he’d sit in his room, watching movies in his underpants. Once, while he was sitting like this, a key turned in the door and then a couple walked in....more
Abel Ferrara has attempted, with mixed success, to capture a little bit of the legend and a little bit of the sordid actuality of the Hotel Chelsea in his new documentary feature, Chelsea on the Rocks....more