Blog Archive

  • packleader   •   2/6/17

    Funky Comfort Food Guide to NYC

    Thanks to Punxsutawney Phil and his deliberate decision to see his shadow, New Yorkers should expect an additional six weeks of winter this year. While the cold weather might...

  • packleader   •   1/31/17

    Roger Smith Recommends: A Winter Day in Central Park

    For some, a quintessential trip to New York City conjures up the image of a brightly lit Times Square, the taste of an overly salted pretzel and the never...

  • packleader   •   1/23/17

    5 Surrealist Works of Art and Where to Find Them

    What is surrealism? The movement that began in the early 1920’s was artistic, literary and intellectual. Artists who identified with the movement sought to channel the unconscious, to denature...

  • packleader   •   1/16/17

    5 Quirky Winter Activities in New York City

    For some, the first day of winter coincides with the first day of hibernation until spring. For others, it marks the first day of “wonderland” and is used as...

  • packleader   •   1/12/17

    Artist Q&A with Susan Hamburger

    Susan Hamburger is a visual artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York.  The Roger Smith has the pleasure of exhibiting her recent show at the hotel, Protected//Rejected//Unexpected, on...

  • packleader   •   12/5/16

    Roger Smith Recommends: Great Northern Food Hall

    Nordic inspired cuisine in the heart of Manhattan seems somewhat juxtaposed, but that’s before you see the Great Northern Food Hall. Located in Grand Central Terminal, a national historic...

  • packleader   •   11/11/16

    Q&A with Patrick Terry, Acclaimed Magician

    On Saturday December 3rd, you’re invited to the Roger Smith Hotel for an experience of sophisticated sleight of hand and mind blowing mentalism from acclaimed magician, Patrick Terry.  ...

  • packleader   •   10/17/16

    Q&A with Walter Robinson, Neo-Pop Painter

    Before Richard Prince copied pulpy images and before Damien Hirst made spin paintings, Walter Robinson’s similar body of work nearly brought him to the brink of superstardom on the 1980s...

  • packleader   •   10/3/16

    7 NYC Landmarks to See During Archtober

    Architecture and Design Month: 31 days and 100 ways to celebrate design in NYC. As Archtober (October 1-31) unfolds, Roger Smith hits the ground running to bring you the...

  • packleader   •   9/26/16

    Art Lover’s Guide to NYC: Fall 2016 Edition

    Downtown or uptown and from Manhattan to Queens, Roger Smith recommends seeing the following galleries, street art and world-famous museum exhibitions this fall. Story of My Life Houston Bowery...

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