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5 Reasons Why Mad46 is the Best

Anyone who has ever spent a warm night at a rooftop bar can tell you, there’s nothing better! Cold drinks, warm breezes and crazy views make rooftop hangouts a favorite in NYC. Here are our top 5 reasons why we think the rooftop at Mad46 is your ultimate destination.

  1. The View – When you spend all day exploring the city at street level, you can lose sight of the true beauty of the skyline.  However, once you hit the roof, you can’t deny how spectacular the city truly looks from up high.
  2. The Entertainment – Whether it’s a live band or the annual Derby Party or you’re just hanging out enjoying the sounds coming from the DJ booth, Mad46 is never short on entertainment!
  3. The Drinks – Craft cocktails and your old favorites are always on tap at Mad46. Nothing compliments the skyline like an ice cold cocktail.
  4. The Eats – Fresh ingredients, fresh flavors and built for sharing make our Mad Menu the perfect complement to your night under the open sky.
  5. The People – Mad would be nothing without our amazing staff and, of course, all of our regulars and new friends we get to enjoy every night!

We hope to meet you on top!

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Easter in NYC

If you’re traveling with the family this Easter, you are in luck. We’ve compiled the best family-fun Easter activities for you to try out in NYC!

Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival

Just a few blocks away from The Roosevelt you’ll find the Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival. This parade is less about floats and more about wild, festive costumes and hats! The event begins at 10:00 am, Easter Sunday, at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Parade Route: Fifth Ave from 49th to 57th Sts.

Easter at the Rink at Rockefeller Center

Brunch AND skate with the Easter Bunny himself at this festive annual event. (You’ll need reservations for the brunch, make them at Stella 34 Trattoria – inside Macy’s Herald Square, available April 15 and 16 at 10am) In addition to skating and dining, there will also be face painting, balloon animals and Easter treats!

Town Square’s Spring Egg Hunt (McGolrick Easter Egg Hunt)

The day before Easter, head over to Brooklyn for a massive egg hunt, visits with the Easter Bunny and live music from your favorite DJs. Get your tickets ahead of time online.

Easter at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan

Saturday you’ll want to make your way to the Upper West Side to take part in the Children’s Museum of Manhattan’s annual Easter fun! Scour the exhibits to find all the eggs on the scavenger hunt and then collect your prize!

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Spring in the City

The trees and flowers are blooming and the crisp cold air is subsiding in the streets of New York City. It’s Spring! Springtime is one of the best times to visit the Big Apple. It’s warm enough to spend the days exploring the city but not hot enough to break a sweat! If you’re visiting during this time of year, pack a light jacket (an umbrella) and some good walking shoes. With the wonderful weather, comes a great line up of Spring activities. Here are just a few of our favorite events and happening this season!

NEW YORK BASEBALL SEASON
There is no denying that New York loves baseball. Major League Baseball Opening Season starts in April and lasts through the Fall with a full schedule for both Bronx Bombers and the Amazing Mets. Check out the schedules for the New York Yankees and the New York Mets and plan a day rooting for your favorite team. For more information on NY Baseball, including the minor leagues teams, the Brooklyn Cyclones and the Staten Island Yankees,  click here.

STREET FAIRS AND FESTIVALS
One of the greatest activities of Spring is the chance to enjoy the many street fairs and festivals hosted throughout the neighborhoods of Manhattan. With local artists and vendors (and some of the best street food on the planet), you will be sure to enjoy the best of the local culture.  Here is a full list of street fair locations throughout the season. Be prepared though, your visit may become ruled but endlessly chasing street fairs and the amazing things they have available.

There is so much to do in this city and even more when the weather is gorgeous.  From visiting Coney Island to Chelsea Piers to spending the day in Central Park!  For a suggested list of itineraries, visit NYCGO.com and TimeOut.com/NewYork.

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The NY Dish Spring 2017

The Roosevelt Hotel’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Kick off the St. Patrick’s Day celebration early at The Roosevelt at either Vander Bar or Madison Club Lounge, both opening at 10 am. Once you’re here, you’ll enjoy a delicious spread of Irish favorites, plenty of Guinness and live bagpipe performances!

mad46 2017 Season is Upon Us!

The glorious season for rooftop revelry is upon us! Your favorite bar in the sky re-opens for business in early May! We hope you’ll join us for plenty of high in the sky fun all season long.

Looking to elevate your next event? Whatever the occasion, mad46 is THE place to mix and mingle. Book your private party today!

Triple “B” Special at Vander Bar

Beef, Bacon and Beer put the tastiest B’s into our Triple “B” Special. Get a beef and bacon slider, paired with the perfect pint of beer, for just $15. Perfect to enjoy while watching March Madness basketball games.

Early Bird Breakfast at The Roosevelt Grill

Are you a morning person? Take advantage of our new Early Bird Special at The Roosevelt Grill. From 6:30 – 8:30 am Monday – Friday, get 20% off your breakfast bill. To redeem, print and present this email promotion on your next visit. Valid through (4/30/2017).

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Mardi Gras Celebrations in NYC

Everyone knows New Orleans is the true home of Mardi Gras. However, we’re not in New Orleans and we want to celebrate too! If you’re in the same boat, this list we compiled of the best Mardi Gras celebrations the city has to offer should be a big help to you! For more information, visit TimeOut.com/NewYork.

Mardi Gras Bash at The Bell House in Brooklyn

“Ready to party Big Easy–style? The bumpin’ brass ensemble Hungry March Band, DJ Jonathan Toubin and pianist Gordon Webster tear this Brooklyn house down with traditional NOLA tunes. Make sure to snack on some gumbo to fuel your energy in order to boogie hard on the dance floor.”

“Funky Fat Tuesday” Celebration with George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic at B. B. King Blues Club in Midtown (West)

“George Clintonthe one and only Uncle Jam and author of the recent memoir (deep breath) Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard on You?—lands the mothership for a night of ass-liberating funk. Here the funk innovator hosts what’s become an annual Mardi Gras celebration for fifth straight year.”

Bierhaus NYC Mardi Gras at Bierhaus NYC in Midtown (East)

“Glug numerous brews, gorge on doughy pretzels, get your hands on some beads and revel in the gluttony during a special Fat Tuesday celebration inside this German Hall. Enjoy listening to some live music and, if you’re up for it, sign up for trivia at 6:30pm.”

Tulane NYC Mardi Gras Party at Drom in the East Village

“The Mardi Gras festivities can’t stop and won’t stop thanks to some folks from N’awlins itching to celebrate all over again in the Big Apple. Tulane, a New Orleans university, hosts this traditional bash with a performance by NOLA native and percussionist Derrick Freeman. He and his soul brass band play a lively set that will make you shake your tail feathers.”

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