Tag Archive for: Roger Smith Hotel

Mermaids, Mythology and Magic: the Roger Smith Hotel’s Haunting New Murals

Last Thursday, when Lily’s Bar and Lounge at the Roger Smith hotel closed for the night, the large panels that envelop the room were the color of Wite-Out.

That changed the next day. Armed with acrylic paints, India ink and an idea from a recent visit to Iceland, artist Danica Novgorodoff rolled up her virtual sleeves and got to work. Read more

“Mindfulness” — A New Exhibit Under Glass at the Roger Smith Hotel

Larger than life Gummy Bears? Models prepping for a fashion show? A Dublin artist’s outsize photos of New York?

You never know what will turn up in the windows of The Corner Space, the Roger Smith Hotels storefront on the corner of Lexington Avenue and 47th Street. And that’s why we love looking in whenever we pass by. Read more

Don’t Feed the Bears — Spanish Artist dEmo’s Bear Forest Checks Into the Roger Smith Hotel

dEmo bear.

It’s as if someone filled a room with Gummy Bears, only these are big enough to eat you instead of the other way around. Read more

Fashion Week: New(ish) Designers Check in at the Hudson, W and Roger Smith Hotels

We’ve been noticing an abnormally high percentage of rangy, good-looking people around town. That means one thing – Fashion Week is back.  More than 200 designers unveil their creations during the Spring/Summer 2012 shows at the tents in Lincoln Center and a host of private venues through September 15.

What are New York’s fashion-forward hotels doing besides gleefully celebrating their full – or nearly full — houses? Hint: think “emerging designers ” – and fashion by association, that hint of glamour that rubs off on anyone around it.

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