High-Line Roller Rink Opens Today

Lace up those roller skates everyone!  This week High-Line opens one of Manhattans only outdoor roller rinks and we are very excited! Located at West 30th Street and 10th Avenue admission to the fun will cost you $12 and includes skate rentals. 

The rink will be pumping tunes from a selection of Top 40/Disco/Techno  from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m Thursday through Saturday. 

You’ll probably work up an appetite with all that rolling around but have no fear, there will be a rotating series of the city’s favorite food trucks offering delicious food and beverage. If you’re not too dizzy already, then catch a drink at The Lot on Tap right next door where they serve beer and wine.

It’s only open until September 26th so get out there and have some fun!

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Happy Birthday mad46!

Just think.  It was only 3 years ago that the elevator doors to mad46 Rooftop Lounge opened up to midtown views and cocktails!!  Over the course of 3 seasons we have created such amazing memories and new additions to an already fabulous space and we look forward to all the years to come.  Last year we extended our indoor space (for those hot hot days) and began our amazing mad46 Summer Movie Nights complete with themed cocktails, large screenings and great specials and promotions.  Besides being one of the best happy hour spots in Midtown, we’ve become known for all our special events and promotions held throughout the seasons.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter or visit www.mad46.com for all the updates on what’s happening on the rooftop of The Roosevelt Hotel New York!

Join us tonight for a complete celebration and sharing of memories at mad46 with specials from Svedka and Chandon from 5-8pm.  We want to hear all about YOUR great memories at mad46!

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See New York City from Above

There is probably no better way to see NYC than from above. You get a bird’s-eye view of Central Park, the Hudson River, Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty. The thrill of flying above skyscrapers is no match for any other tour you can experience in the Big Apple. Here are some great services that can provide you with a view of Manhattan from up above.

Helicopter Flight Services, Inc.
Downtown Manhattan Heliport (South St. near Broad St.)
P. 212-355-0801
Tours ranging from 12-30 minutes and costing $149-299 (plus fees).

Liberty Helicopter Tours
Pier 6 & the East River
P. 1-800-542-9933
Tours ranging from 12-20 minutes and costing $150-215 (plus fees).
New York Helicopter Sightseeing Tours
Pier 6 @ South St. and Broad St.
P. 212-361-6060
Tours ranging from 12-25 minutes and costing $139-295 (plus fees).


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Summer in the City Special Offer!

The HEAT is on!  New York City has so much to offer during the summer month and The Roosevelt Hotel invites you to come stay with us for this special offer. After all, we are just steps away from the action found within the heart of the world’s most exciting city. Need help planning your trip?  Be sure to follow the Roosevelt on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with all the events and happenings in the Big Apple!


GUESTROOM RATES from $219 per night for our Cozy Queen Rooms.  Upgrade to one of our more spacious rooms for just $20.00 more per night!!


• 2 FREE beverages per day at any Hotel outlet

• 2 FREE Full American Breakfasts per day

• Free Wi-Fi


*Available June 29, 2011 – September 1, 2011. Based on availability. Limited time offer. Must request “ Summer in the City ” to receive offer. Reservations must be booked by 9/1/11 for stay dates 6/29/11 thru 9/1/11. Based on availability. Room taxes and other fees not included. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Rate per room, per night based on single or double occupancy. Extra charges will apply for additional guests. VIP Passes to mad46 are based on availability and are limited to 2 passes. Passes are not valid on Thursday evenings. Hotel has right to change or terminate offer at any time.

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FROM THE KITCHEN: Vander Bar Beef Taco with Avocado and Tomato Salad

A favorite selection at our popular street-level eatery, this savory and spicy beef taco combines a New York state of mind with south of the border flair! Take a bit of the Roosevelt home!  Here is the delicious recipe from our very own Chef Rupert Leitner! Download a complete copy of this recipe from this months newsletter at www.teddystelegram.com !

Skirt or Hanger steak, cleaned

Lime juice
Soy Sauce
Garlic, minced
Kosher salt
Jalapeno peppers, sliced
Olive oil

Avocado-Tomato Salad
Red Onion minced
Tomato, diced, 1/4 inch
Pickled Jalapenos, minced
Avocado, diced 1/4 inch
Cilantro, chopped
Olive oil
Lime juice
Salt & Pepper

Flour Tortilla 6 inch
Queso Fresco, crumbled
Pickeld Jalapenos, sliced
Chipotle Sour Cream

In bowl mix all ingredients. Place beef in shallow container and pour marinate over it.
Cover with food film, refrigerate for 3-5 hours

Avocado Tomato Salad
In bowl mix all indredients and refrigerate until needed

Chipotle Sour Cream
Mix 8 oz of sour cream with 2 oz can of chipotle in adobe

Skirt steak
Heat grill, remove steak from marinate and reserve to brush the steak Place on grill and cook to desired temperature. Remove from grill and let rest. Warm Tortilla shells over grill.

Slice meat into 1/4 inch thick slices. Put chipotle sour cream on shells, top with beef, avocado-tomato salad Let guest garnish themselves with frisee, queso fresqo,Jalapenos and more chipotle sour cream Fold in half and enjoy.

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