When I was in New York City over the weekend, I stayed at the Millennium Broadway Hotel. One evening, I turned on the television in our room and was quite surprised to see this photo on the home screen!
At last - Gabe's Tower will re-open! The former Owensboro show place at 19th and Triplett has been closed for years. In this morning's Messenger-Inquirer, Bruce Jones of Professional Hospitality services held a news conference yesterday and announced their plans. It ...
It truly is an Owensboro landmark. But Gabe's Tower has been vacant for years and what to do with it has been the center of many heated debates. And, oddly enough, the hotel was most recently offered for sale on Ebay. Yet, there it sits. A vacant, towering reminder of what Gabe's used to be to this town . . . a sort of cultural and social epicenter. But, now, some folks who remember those gl
Wendesday night, my friend Bj Emmick posted this on Facebook, "Go to Ebay and type in Owensboro Hotels and Motels." I replied, "Not sure where this is heading, but I can't wait." And, well, I should have known. Yep! The Tower Inn, formerly the impressive landmark Gabe's Tower, is an item up for bid on the world's largest auction site. And the asking price . . . $150,000!!!