La Quinta Corporation

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2013

    They Might Be Giants Celebrate 25 Years of Freaky Impulses

    This isn't how things are supposed to work. "You're on Fire," the first track off Nanobots, the new They Might Be Giants album, is an urgent, antsy marvel, a disco-glittered pop stomper whose three killer hooks slide over, under, and through each other, all coiled up as tightly as snakes in a cave. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2012

    "Tom Cruise Worships David Miscavige Like a God": A Scientology Insider Gives First Full-Length Interview to the Voice

    I've spoken to John Brousseau numerous times over the past couple of years. In 2011, I reported about the photographs he smuggled out of Scientology's International Base east of Los Angeles which documented the work he did customizing a motorcycle, a Ford Excursion, and an airplane hangar for Tom Cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Our 10 Best Bars for Drinking Outside

    Sam Horine/MetromixSpuyten Duyvil's idyllic backyard.​On this fine Friday, we turn our thoughts to bars where you can drink outdoors. We've gathered up our 10 favorite places to enjoy an adult beverage in the sun, and hope you'll be inspired to sneak out of work early today to check one out. ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 16, 2010

    Bloomberg: The Movie (At Your Expense)

    From L.A. to Bali, city workers film mayor touting himself at your expense

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Man Arrested in Christian Speaker's Death Says Victim Literally Asked for It (Updated)

    The murder of Christian* motivational speaker Jeff Locker is probably the most bullshit-enhanced crime story of the month. At first, when the motivator was found stabbed on the Triborough Bridge, after telling his wife by phone that he was being helped with a flat tire by a helpful "couple," Locker ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    The Most Appealing Rooftop Bar in the City

    It's certainly not the rooftop bar with the most expertly mixed cocktails, or the one with the best design or the most hipsters, but Me Bar on the top of the La Quinta Inn in Koreatown, has an appealing sort of kitsch--picnic tables, white picket fence, wood slatted floor. You feel like you're out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2008

    Barnes, Kristol, Marva Call It For McCain

    On Fox News Fred Barnes, decrying the "laughable" bias of the media (from which class the veteran commentator is somehow exempt), calls today's election for McCain, saying that the electorate will split evenly but McCain will eke out a win in the Electoral College. Foremost among his reasons: people ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    May 8, 2007

    Get Your Cool On

    From free cookouts to urban beaches, the best in New York's summer scenes