FrontRunners October 2014 TRAVEL

Hamming It Up The latest whimsical creation from London’s Firmdale Hotels opened in June in the city’s Soho neighborhood, a short walk from Piccadilly Circus. Ham Yard Hotel (—the company’s eighth property in London—is expansive by Firmdale standards, with 91 guest rooms, 24 apartments, and more than a dozen boutiques. Firmdale properties (which also include the Crosby […]

Philadelphia’s Iconic Hotel, The Rittenhouse, Debuts New Library Bar

The Rittenhouse, Philadelphia’s iconic hotel has just announced the opening of its new Library Bar, named for its intimate design and carefully curated collection of books and fine art. Open daily (2 pm – midnight) for small bites and cocktails, the Library Bar is poised to be Philadelphia’s most sophisticated cocktail destination and a welcome addition to […]