Blog Archive

  • packleader   •   6/27/16

    Things to Do in NYC This July

    Sun’s out, culture’s out. Summer is in full swing, and NYC is enjoying the weather with a slew of outdoor cultural events. From open-air art to Shakespeare under the stars,...

  • packleader   •   6/13/16

    Where to Buy Antiques in NYC

    The Roger Smith Hotel sources its in-room furnishings from antique and vintage shops around New York and Connecticut. On a recent spring morning, we visited some of our favorite...

  • packleader   •   5/1/16

    The Strangest Most Fun Events in NYC this Summer

    Many of New York City’s summer events fall outside the realm of normalcy. There are eccentric gatherings like a massive water fight in Central Park and the world’s most...

  • packleader   •   3/22/16

    Faces of Roger Smith: Our Hotel President’s Unique Project

    Ask our hotel President James Knowles to describe the property, and invariably he will respond by saying, “Roger Smith is an idea.” A Yale-educated sculptor and visual artist, Knowles...

  • packleader   •   3/8/16

    The Armory Show’s New York All-Stars

    This past weekend was New York City’s annual Armory Show, where renowned galleries from all over the world gather on the Hudson to create a massive mall of contemporary...

  • packleader   •   3/2/16

    How to Navigate NYC Like a Local

    There are many particulars to navigating New York City, and your approach to shared social situations will either endear you to the locals—or the opposite. Here’s how to act...

  • packleader   •   2/24/16

    The Most Visually Stunning Dishes in NYC

    In New York City, you see art every day and on every corner. One example that strays from your typical gallery or museum exhibit—food. Here are ten of the...

  • packleader   •   2/17/16

    Where NYC Icons Hang Out

    Some people are as iconically New York as the Chrysler building. We are talking Patti Smith, Woody Allen, Louie CK, Billy Crystal. Here’s how to experience the city as...

  • packleader   •   2/10/16

    Roger Smith Pop-Up of the Month: Brooklyn Winter Flea

    Better known for its warm weather outposts in Williamsburg and Fort Greene, the Brooklyn Flea’s current winter location is in a massive, Industry City warehouse. Eclectic food, niche toys,...

  • admin   •   2/3/16

    Fun Home’s Actress Emily Skeggs’s Tour of NYC

    In 2015 Emily Skeggs earned a Tony nomination for her role in the groundbreaking hit musical Fun Home. The 25-year-old actress took time out of her crazy-busy schedule to...

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