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All is Merry and Bright at Bryant Park Winter Village

Step into the spirited wonderland of Bryant Park Winter Village this December. Watch as families, couples, and friends skate the impressive 17,000-square-foot ice skating rink located in the center of the village. Explore over 170 shopping kiosk while enjoying gentle holiday tunes in the background. Gifts such as quirky ornaments, handmade jewelry, and much more can be found, as well as an array of delicious food vendors. ...

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Feel the Magic at the 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

What would Thanksgiving be without the annual Macy’s parade in New York City? For 92 years the event has brought holiday cheer to the world. It’s hard to imagine that it started in 1924 as a street parade consisting of employees in vibrant costumes and borrowed animals from the Central Park Zoo marching in front of Macy's flagship store on 34th street. Now over 50 million people watch around the world and 3.2 million revelers lineup along the route in Manhattan. It’s truly a sight to be seen. ...

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Open House NYC, October 12th-14th

What if we told you that for one weekend only you could access an array of architectural masterpieces, landmarks, and attractions that are normally off-limits. Would you want to go? Open House New York is a curious visitors' wildest fantasy and a wonderful way to experience New York City’s rich culture. Get intimate with the Big Apple and explore its hidden nooks and cultural fortunes at over 250 locations throughout Gotham. ...

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The Best September Concerts

New York City draws international talent from far and wide. It’s safe to say that New York City is the concert-mecca of the Northeast. Which is why you should catch one of these incredible acts this September....

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A New York State of Mind

The best way to experience NYC is by foot and the bright sunny days make taking a stroll a breeze. Enjoy the last days of summer by embarking on a walking tour of the city. Be your own guide by charting your course through Manhattan or downloading a printable walking tour online. Include stops at the iconic Flat Iron Building, Madison Square Park, Eataly, and Union Square to name a few....

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Wonderful Summertime Events

Energy fills warm summer days in New York City. Everywhere you look something exciting is happening. From blooming flowers to free blockbuster concerts, it may be difficult to decide on what to do...

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Step Back in Time to the Jazz Age

The 13th annual Jazz Age Lawn Party is taking place on June 15th and 16th from 11 am - 5 pm on Governors Island. It is the most authentic example of music, costumes, and jazz-centric activities. The Jazz Age was an infamous time in American history when underground speakeasies were the heartbeat of the New York social scene. If you’ve ever fantasized about what it would be like to party during that period, you are in luck....

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Public Parks, Private Gardens - Paris to Provence | On View At the Metropolitan Museum of Art

As temperatures rise, New Yorkers are shedding their winter coats and escaping to Central Park. The green pastures, filled with summertime picnics and leisurely lawn games, resemble paintings from the Impressionist period. ...

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Jerome Robbins at The New York City Ballet

The New York City Ballet spring 2018 season has officially begun. Treat your crew to a night of culture and dance under the warm lights of the stage. This year, in celebration of the 70th anniversary, NYCB is paying tribute to co-founder, Jerome Robbins....

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4 Interesting Facts About New York City You May Not Know

New York City has a sprawling population of 8.4 million people spanned across 304.6 square miles, making it a hub of juicy gossip and history. We’ve gathered up 4 interesting facts that would probably do not know: ...

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An Unexpected Way to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in New York City

Treat your beloved to a romantic getaway in the city that never sleeps, because when it comes to romance, the skies the limit, literally. Spend your special night under the stars in Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History’s Rose Center for Earth and Space. ...

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Sophisticated Traveler

The new year is brimming with au courant energy--why not take your already impressive list of characteristics and enhance them? Here’s our top three new year’s resolutions for 2018. ...

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A Glimpse Of The Magic: Spending The Holidays In New York City

Most people think of New York as a steadfast cosmopolitan city that doesn’t stop for anyone. And too be honest, they are right. However, during the holidays, nothing is more magical than visiting NYC. The same energy that is applied to everyday life, is converted into a sparkling wonderland of festive lights, holiday trees, and bustling markets filled to the brim with unique gifts, delectable street foods, and tourist from all over the globe. ...

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A Fall Day At MoMA: Exploring Louise Bourgeois

Visiting New York and can’t decide what to do? We have just the answer. Nothing puts us in the mood for a day of contemporary art like cool NYC temperatures. Head to the famed cultural institution, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) to see the newly opened Louise Bourgeois: An Unfolding Portrait. ...

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Haunted Lantern Tour

Did you catch every episode of Ghost Hunters on the SyFy Channel? ...

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The Majesty of Swan Lake

Swan Lake, by Peter Tschaikovsky, is one of the most famous ballets in the world. ...

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BBQ and the Blues

The Hudson River Park’s 18th annual Blues BBQ is on August 19 at Pier 97 this year....

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Summer of Soccer

Soccer is the most popular sport in the entire world, and it is finally getting the attention it deserves in the United States....

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Boys of Summer

The New York Yankees are the most storied franchise in all of baseball and one of the most famous teams in any sport in the entire world....

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NYC Fleet Week

The Annual New York City Fleet Week will be taking place from May 24-30, and will feature events that honor and celebrate the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard. ...

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NEWSical the Musical

During your stay in New York City, you will definitely want to see the off-Broadway masterpiece that the New York Times has called “fast, funny, and irreverent.”...

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Knicks Basketball

Even though the Knicks are out of playoff contention this year, seeing a professional basketball game at Madison Square Garden is a once in a lifetime experience....

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Experience the Craft of Beer

The Brooklyn Brewery has been serving New York delicious craft beer selections since 1988!...

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It's Hockey Time

Seeing an NHL hockey game in person may just be the most exciting sporting event that a person can experience....

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A Christmas Spectacular

This holiday season, you will not want to miss The Radio City Rockettes performing in the annual Christmas Spectacular!...

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Union Square Holiday Market

Are you looking for truly unique gifts for this holiday season? ...

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A Haunted Evening

Now that the calendar page has flipped to October and we have entered the Halloween season, it is the perfect time to experience New York City’s premier haunted attraction, Blood Manor. ...

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St. Ann's Warehouse

If you're looking for a unique and stunning theatre experience, then you will want to visit St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn....

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Tour Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden allows visitors VIP access to exclusive areas of the arena....

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Wall of Fame!

New York City is famous for all of the amazing art, architecture, and culture it has. In fact, there is without a doubt too much to see in just one visit....

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A True Original Off Broadway

New York City has a bevy of theatrical offerings for both visitors and locals alike, but the Off Broadway play, White Rabbit Red Rabbit, is a truly unique viewing experience. The play is currently running at the Westside Theater Downstairs and continues until July 25, 2016. Located less than a mile and a half from The Roger, White Rabbit Red Rabbit is not to be missed. This one of a kind play has no director, no set, and no rehearsals....

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Weekly Feature: The Roger New York - June 21, 2016

Our weekly feature continues to get richer and more robust week after week. Major shout-outs to those guests who tagged The Roger - thank you for sharing our story and your experiences. We had a few wonderful bloggers review our hotel in their great online presence and we are overwhelmed by their brilliant reviews. Many of those reviews came alongside many fantastic social posts. You’ll see a few of those in this feature. In addition to the latter mentioned posts, we also had some really enjoyable friend shots and genuine smiles from those enjoying their time at The Roger in NYC. We live in a gorgeous city, and work in a stylish boutique property that continues to offer us the opportunity to engage with visitors from around the world - thank you to all our followers for being a part of this community online. Keep on sharing!...

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Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - June 14th, 2016

What an intriguing round up this week. It was a pleasure to see such a variety of Instagram tags and posts from our guests! The more creative the image, the more we have the opportunity to see The (real) Roger experience. We love to see the relationships of friends, family and how they interact with our property. It is also great to have our fans share posts that not only highlights our neighborhood but the greater NYC vibe.  Keep tagging and sharing away!...

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - June 6th, 2016

As we continue this weekly venture through our Instagram feed we are repeatedly surprised by the artistic and unique perspective our guests open our eyes to. We started this series with the aim to share the view from The Roger visitors and those that utilize our space for their photographic vision. This week’s round up did not disappoint. From numerous room shots, to interesting lobby angles, to a true celebration of National Wine Day, we are overwhelmed with the quality of the images we saw. Thanks to everyone who tags The Roger during their stay in NYC!...

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - May 31st, 2016

This week saw fashion in the forefront! Our fantastic guests really spiced up our Instagram feed and continually showed us how they see The Roger through the most stylish lenses. From a properly posed model shot, to a group of friends exploring the city to a chic pose in front of our entrance - we were able to get a great sense of the inspiration our hotel creates.  Along with our trendy shots we also saw a beautiful room view and a fun, image of our DND sign. What an honor to be identified in these gorgeous shots as the backdrop of your vision - thanks to all who shared their Roger experience!  ...

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Catch a Glimpse of Old New York at the Museum at Eldridge Street / Mus

While New York City museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met), the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Guggenheim Museum, and Museum of Natural History are all well known around the world, those searching for a place to discover some of the history of Old New York while also avoiding large crowds should consider a visit to the Museum at Eldridge Street....

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - May 23rd, 2016

Another wonderful week of Roger Instagram fan posts. There are so many aspects of the hotel that are iconic and lighted ideally for that perfect shot - all that said, it’s nice to see different angles, and use of tone and color to accentuate our property. The lobby images this week were outstanding and highlighted the design elements as well as the comfort of our ‘living room’. Furthermore, we had an anniversary couple in house that celebrated their commitment through multiple tagged photos. We were honored to welcome them and pleased they represented their love by posting such unique and beautiful Instagram posts!...

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Operation Backpack and The Roger!

Have you heard of Operation Backpack®? Operation Backpack® is a back-to-school drive that collects and distributes new backpacks full of grade-specific supplies to the thousands of homeless children living in greater New York City....

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - May 16th, 2016

Great coverage this week with a lot of variety. Although we will continue to see the standard shots (lobby, front window, etc…) it’s always so nice to see artistic standpoints and different angles that our guests bring to this visual platform. This gives us such a chance to see The Roger experience from our visitor’s POV and we love playing witness to their NYC adventures!...

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Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - May 6th, 2016

It was great to see a few new angles of the city with The Roger as a vantage point/point of inspiration. Alongside the iconic lobby shot and a fun bedroom view, we are digging the fashion minded focus of the last two male sartorialists!...

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - May 2nd, 2016

Last week’s posts were a combination of interior shots (with and without the user present), community events and city views. Really great collection of the ‘experience of NYC’ in combination (and collaboration with) the ‘experience of The Roger’....

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Tastings Intro

What started as a fun addition to our weekly event listings, our Parlour Tastings have since turned into a greatly anticipated, notch on the NYC social calendar!...

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Instagram Weekly Feature : The Roger New York - April 18th, 2016

This week’s featured Instagram posts all focus on the experience of The Roger within the context of luxury travel, NYC glamour and artistic POV from our recent hotel guests. Each week we’ll feature your Roger posts. #MeetRoger...

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Being Green is Second Nature

Even in the so-called “concrete jungle,” there’s nothing like New York in the spring, and the timing for our most recent award couldn’t be more symbolic of the season. TripAdvisor recently awarded our Madison Avenue hotel with the Green Leaders accolade....

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"America The Beautiful" Flower Show

Escape the concrete jungle for a few hours and head to the Macy’s Flower Show, a New York City tradition that shouldn’t be missed. Just a short, scenic walk from our Midtown hotel, the annual two-week floral exhibition at Macy’s Herald Square will run March 20th through April 3rd....

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Meet Me at The Tenement Museum

When arriving in NYC, immediately you may want to go to the Statue of Liberty or Central Park, both great places to visit if it’s your first time to the city....

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Bryant Park Winter Wonderland

There are winter wonderlands all over the country, but there aren’t any quite like Bryant Park’s Winter Wonderland. Only 15 minutes away from The Roger Hotel, Bryant Park has a surprisingly serene and chill vibe for being in the heart of Manhattan....

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Be Where the Butterflies Are

It may be winter outside, but that doesn’t stop the tropical butterflies of the American Museum of Natural History from flourishing. The museum, located just fifteen minutes from our Madison Avenue hotel, houses a tropical rainforest-style conservatory that’s home to over five hundred butterflies....

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It's Time to Light the Lights

There’s what you think of when you think of Christmas lights, and then there’s Dyker heights, a neighborhood of Brooklyn known during the holidays as "Dyker Lights," with homes that have been featured on TLC’s "Crazy Christmas Lights" and incorporate synchronized music, fifteen-foot-tall Santas, animatronic snowmen and more. ...

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Escape Artists

Are you a puzzle master? A captain of clue-deciphering? Or even just big fan of Sherlock Holmes? Then have we got a game for you. At Escape the Room, you are locked in a room filled with various clues to aid in your escape and given an hour to work it all out. ...

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Kings of Craft Beer

If you're a fan of craft beer, you have got to check out the NYC Craft Beer Festival, a massive celebration of independent brewing with 75 breweries in attendance and 150 beers, ciders and meads to sample, including ones that are rare, special release and otherwise hard to find....

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Play (Bocce) Ball

We feel a competitive streak coming on. On August 12, head to Eataly, the vast Italian food hall on Fifth Avenue, for the Bocce Fest, an all-day celebration highlighted by great food and game. For newbies, bocce traces its roots to Ancient Rome and, to this day, remains the third most played sport in the world....

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