Tag: Ross, Stephen M

For Celebrity Chefs, Politics Proves Precarious

On Friday afternoon, as Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate developer and the principal owner of the Miami Dolphins, prepared to host a high-priced fund-raiser for President Trump at his home in the Hamptons, it appeared that some celebrity chefs had failed in their efforts to persuade Mr. Ross to call it off. This week, […]

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A Lesson for Equinox and SoulCycle: Even Sweat Can Be Political

In a different era, the dual statements that SoulCycle and Equinox Fitness posted on Twitter this week might have seemed radical: two popular American brands essentially disavowing a sitting president. The statements were designed to distance the fitness chains from a fund-raiser on Friday for President Trump being held at the home of Stephen Ross, […]

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They Paid $42 for a SoulCycle Ride, Not for Trump

WATER MILL, N.Y. — Dressed in workout clothes, Lulu Hall hovered by the front door of the SoulCycle while fighting back tears. She had already signed up for Thursday’s 10 a.m. indoor-cycling fitness class when she learned that Stephen Ross, the chairman of the Related Companies, whose principals own majority stakes in SoulCycle and the […]

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May the SoulCycle Boycott Make Democracy Better

It has been an unsettling week for some of President Trump’s political contributors. On Tuesday, it was revealed that Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate developer whose firm owns SoulCycle and Equinox gym, was hosting a big-money fund-raiser in support of Mr. Trump’s re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee on Friday, with ticket prices […]

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