Graybar Hotel

Greybar Hotel

slang Prison. If you keep getting into trouble like this, you're going to end up in the Greybar Hotel.
See also: hotel

Graybar Hotel

and Graystone College
n. a jail; a prison. The two cops had to spend two years in Graybar Hotel with some of the inmates they had caught over the past few years. How long were you at the old Graystone College?
See also: Graybar, hotel
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When The Graybar Hotel came out last summer, he was praised as a gifted stylist whose stories illuminated the often overlooked lives of prisoners.
"The Graybar Hotel" details Dawkins' life behind bars, and has subsequently led him to earn praise from (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/02/books/review/curtis-dawkins-graybar-hotel.html) The New York Times , among many others. 
Now he's back in the Graybar Hotel, facing several new charges including violating the existing no-contact order he'd been previously served with.
To tell you the truth, I'm quite looking forward to life at the Graybar Hotel, because at least there a form of rough justice will apply.
Her screenprinted "Graybar Hotel" juxtaposes starkly colored scenes of a women's prison against a background inspired by a lighthearted nursery wallpaper.
They got the definite impression she had nowhere else to go--at least nowhere with the same benefits as a stay in the GrayBar Hotel.
She drew 10 years in the GrayBar Hotel, and could a got a lot more.
Jailers in Middletown, Ky., are well acquainted with recidivism, but their inmates generally don't return to the GrayBar Hotel until at least late in the evening of the day of their release--"celebrating," you know.
Yup, that's what Colin McReadie did, and instead of gettin' fired--maybe--he definitely got the boot, plus 28 months in the GrayBar Hotel.
The West Tennessee Detention Facility (WTDF) made a video for California convicts, telling them all about WTDF's "larger and cleaner jail cells, 79 TV channels, including ESPN, and views of peaceful cow pastures." Painting a vivid picture of the good life in the GrayBar Hotel, they also advertised their "Dorm of the Week Program." Every week the inmates of a selected wellbehaved "dorm" can stay up all night watching movies and eating cheeseburgers and pizza.
Instead of a possible overnighter in the local GrayBar Hotel, he was now lookin' at a lengthy period of employment at the state's license plate factory.
Under Holland's "graduated sentencing" guideline, which increases a convict's prison time according to the monetary loss, he was looking at something like 10 to 20 years in Zee Graybar Hotel. Then he introduced evidence of what he paid for his black market firearm.
When his fellow inmates are tellin' their tall tales of daring crimes that got 'em sent to the GrayBar Hotel, we think James Sharp, formerly of Lewisville, Ark., and now of the State Penitentiary, is going to be shrinking back in the corner and hoping nobody asks, "What about you, Big Jim?"