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Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

...Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company...an agreement with Anbang.The Waldorf Astoria New York has restaurants including Peacock...opened the 13-story Waldorf Hotel. The Astoria Hotel opened four years later. The Waldorf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-06/hilton-selling-waldorf-ast
Mr. David Hall (ASTORIA, N.Y.)

ASTORIA, N.Y. - Entered into rest on Saturday, July 13, 2002, Mr. David Tate Hall, of 28th Avenue, Astoria, NY. Surviving are his mother, Judy Beard Hall of Belvedere, S.C.; his brother, Dean Hall of Atlanta; his maternal grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/15/obi_348701.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. David Hall (ASTORIA, NY)

ASTORIA, NY - Entered into rest on Saturday, July 13, 2002, Mr. David Tate Hall, of 28th Avenue, Astoria, NY. Surviving are his mother, Judy Beard Hall of Belvedere, S.C.; his brother, Dean Hall of Atlanta, GA.; his maternal grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/17/obi_348869.shtml
Obituaries
Mr. David Hall (ASTORIA, N.Y.)

ASTORIA, N.Y. - Entered into rest on Saturday, July 13, 2002, Mr. David Tate Hall, of 28th Avenue, Astoria. Surviving are his mother Judy Beard Hall of Belvedere, S.C.; his brother, Dean Hall of Atlanta; his maternal grandfather...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/07/16/obi_348784.shtml
Obituaries
Expose the saboteurs

...April 27, 1961, President John F. Kennedy spoke to the American Newspaper Publishers Association at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.In his own words, the president warned of a "monolithic and ruthless conspiracy" that threatened...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-11-11/expose-saboteurs
Oregon town braces for flood of 'Clarkies'

ASTORIA, Ore. - Lewis and Clark slept here...1805-1806. But the little Oregon town of Astoria is expected to catch much of an expected...end during the bicentennial celebration. Astoria, established in 1811 as a fur-trading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/13/liv_381028.shtml
Life & style
Adventure takes tourists way off the beaten path

...City's most-famous Greek neighborhood: Astoria, Queens. "Can we have more?" asks...Goldberg's home turf. On this day, the Astoria tour offers olive, feta cheese and wine...says Mr. Goldberg, who was born in Astoria. "Not the touristy side. Not even the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/14/ent_253308.shtml
Things to Do
On top of the world

...Stewart checked into the presidential suite at the posh Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Monday. The room comes with a full-time butler...Sprint Nextel. Stewart not only was served by Waldorf-Astoria head chef John Doherty, he was given a tour of the hotel's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/01/nas_27890.shtml
Nascar
Nextel spoils keep coming for series champion

NEW YORK - By the time Jimmie Johnson walked out of the Waldorf-Astoria on Friday night, he had more than $6.7 million in bonuses stuffed in his pockets. Added with the $8.9 million he won during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/02/nas_106823.shtml
Nascar
Cradle of punk music facing possible eviction

NEW YORK - Hours earlier, Hilly Kristal joined rock's royalty inside a Waldorf-Astoria ballroom for the latest Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductions. By the morning, though, Kristal sips a cup of coffee and pops...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/18/mus_447689.shtml
Music