Frank Sinatra was a bundle of contradictions: a scrawny artist with a tough-guy image, an outspoken liberal turned stalwart Republican, a casual actor who won an Oscar, a notorious womanizer who lost the woman he loved most, and an American icon accused of dodging the draft in World War II.
The Fontainebleau Miami Beach is booked solid next week as bankers prepare to crowd the iconic lobby for cocktails at an annual bond-market convention. For owner Jeffrey Soffer, the conference helps justify a $1 billion makeover that almost cost him the property three years ago.
Warner Music Group Corp., whose artists have included Frank Sinatra, Led Zeppelin and Bruno Mars, is negotiating to move its headquarters to a tower north of Manhattan’s Times Square, two people with knowledge of the discussions said.
Jack Mello first came to Maxwell’s in Hoboken, New Jersey, in the early 1980s to see a then-little- known band called R.E.M. He since has attended hundreds of shows at the club, most recently to watch the Feelies perform their July 4th farewell concerts before the venue closes next week.
Incoming Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto’s vow to improve the country’s highways, ports and plazas is making builder Empresas ICA SAB’s bonds a buy to Grupo Financiero Interacciones SA and Corp. Actinver SAB.