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  • packleader   •   8/29/16

    Things to Do in NYC This September

    Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer, but we’re not saying goodbye to the warm weather just yet. Here’s what we’re most excited about this September in New...

  • packleader   •   8/1/16

    Things to Do in NYC This August

    From outdoor art festivals to movies in the park to the country’s biggest tennis tournament, Roger Smith will be spending most of August under the summer sun. Here’s how...

  • packleader   •   7/25/16

    Roger Smith Recommends: Socarrat Paella Bar

    Summer in NYC is a three-month-long quest to beat the heat. And we just learned the easiest way to transport yourself from the hot streets of Midtown to the...

  • packleader   •   7/18/16

    Chelsea Art Galleries to Visit This Summer

    With the always-crowded Whitney Museum on its southern border and hectic Midtown to the north, Chelsea is a relatively peaceful haven for New York’s art scene on the West...

  • packleader   •   7/11/16

    How to Spend a Day at the Whitney Museum

    In a radical departure from its former modernist home on the Upper East Side, the Whitney Museum of American Art moved into a glassy Meatpacking District building in 2015....

  • 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...

Roger Smith is an idea.

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