Padam Swing returned for the second time at Pierre Hotel to perform for the University of Scranton Alumni Reception. It was a wonderful event and we were thrilled to be a part of it.
The Pierre stands today as a landmark hotel bestowing European grace and elegance – exactly what Charles Pierre had intended when he first created the hotel in the 1920s. Distinguished visitors from all over the world have wined and dined in the hotel’s Grand Ballroom and Cotillion Room, among them Germany’s Chancellor Helmut Kohl, French President Francois Mitterrand, Japanese Emperor Hirohito and Russia’s President Boris Yeltsin. Even celebrities such as Mary Tyler Moore and Barbara Walters have held their wedding receptions at the hotel. And literary icons that have called The Pierre their refuge include Dashiell Hammett, Lilian Hellman, John Grisham, Stephen King, Tom Wolfe and Terrence McNally.