Last Night's Parties: Hotel Americano Opens, Captain America Goes Sneaker Shopping

by Mara Siegler · August 11, 2011

GofG celebrated the coming launch of our global site; the cities most powerful women met for lunch at La Grenouille; the cool kids checked out Hotel Americano; Molly Sims, Chris Evans and more checked out the new New Balance store. Last night's parties told all the other kids with the pumped up kicks, you better run.

XXX at the Opening of the NEW BALANCE EXPERIENCE Store

Where: New Balance Experience Store

Who Was There: Molly Sims, Katherine McPhee, Joe Preston, Chris Evans, Rob DeMartini, Ami James, Carolina Bermudez

Other Details: Captain America, Chris Evans, and other celebs head to the new New Balance Experience store last night to celebrate the opening. Not only were attendees the first to see the space, but they were also given a pair of shoes with "I Love New York" written on the back.

Guest of a Guest Global Launch Party [Be sure to take a look at the picture› Edit — WordPresss HERE and HERE!]

Where: Cabanas at the Maritime Hotel

Who Was There: Elizabeth Spiers, Allison Silver, Ann Dexter Jones, Nick Gray, Carson Griffith, Danielle Snyder, Ashley Simko, James Del, John Munson, Sarah Kunst, Chiara Atik, Rex Sorgatz, Douglas Marshall, John Carney, Pat Kiernan, Peter Feld, Soraya Darabi, Rachel Sklar, Emily Gannett, Ari Cohen, Billy Gray, Das Racist, Nate Freeman, Chris Brady, David Shapiro, Maria Gallagher, Mo Pitz, Brin McCagg, Erin Ade, Huge Dornbush, Alvin Liong, Ned Hepburn, JT White, Katie Maloney, Michael Orell

Other Details: Friends and media types came out last night to the Maritime Hotel to help GofG celebrate the launch of our global site. It's coming soon, so get ready!!!  Guests dined on tacos, oysters, a ceviche bar, and root beer floats along with the usual liquor as they enjoyed the rooftop space. Best party of the night! Be sure to take a look at the pictures HERE and HERE!

HBO DOCUMENTARY FILM'S Sheila Nevins, Tina Brown, Katie Couric and Ann Curry Host a Lunch for "GLORIA: IN HER OWN WORDS"

Where: La Grenouille

Who Was There: Ann Curry, Sheila Nevins, Gloria Steinem, Katie Couric, Tina Brown, Amy Richards, Dyllan McGee, Carol Jenkins, Cindi Lieve, Gayle King, Chloe Malle, Kim Cattrall, Fran Lebowitz

Other Details: NYC's power women met for lunch at la Grenouille to support the new HBO documentary on feminist icon Gloria Steinem. [Via]

Young Friends of ACRIA Private Dinner and Opening of Hotel Americano› Edit — WordPress

Where: La Piscine at the Hotel Americano

Who Was There: DJ Chelsea Leyland, Sofia Sanchez, Jason Wu, Kyle Hotchkiss Carone, Chris Benz, Marjorie Gubelmann, Prabal Gurung, Scott Drevnig, Angel Otero, Waris Ahluwalie, Hailey Gates

Other Details: The hip set got a first look at the new Mexican themed Hotel Americano in Chelsea. There's a bar in the basement, along with a private party space, a rooftop bar and pool, and a smoking hallway.  Tweeted: "I just had to sign a waiver at the hotel americano saying I knew they were under construction in case...?"