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St. Patrick’s Day at The Roosevelt

St. Patrick’s Day is a week-long event when you celebrate at The Roosevelt. Let your Irish spirit show all week with dedicated events, drinks, and meals at the Vander Bar and Madison Club Lounge and turn this St. Patrick’s Day into one you’ll never forget.

Tuesday – March 15th

Start your St. Patrick’s celebration off right with a Jameson tasting in the Madison Club Lounge from 5:30-7:30pm. Featuring an array of Jameson products like Jameson Black Barrel and Jameson Caskmates as well as some delicious mixers, this tasting is sure to get your tongue in the holiday spirit and liven up the start of your week. After the tasting, make sure to stop by the Vander Bar for Taco Tuesday, featuring a delicious duck confit taco with roast poblano salsa, and a little more Jameson. If Jameson isn’t your drink of choice, pair your taco with a special margarita during our regular Tequila Tuesday special, or taste our featured Avión Paloma tequila mix featuring grapefruit juice, lime, and club soda.

Wednesday – March 16th

Delve deep into the Irish spirit on Wednesday with a Guinness at the Vander Bar and receive a personalized engraved Guinness glass. Available for the first 48 guests, show your love of all things St. Patricks Day with a personalized glass from one of the world’s most famous breweries. Also be sure to check out the sandwich of the week, featuring buttermilk fried chicken and a barbecue ranch dressing.

Thursday – March 17th

Kick off the St. Patrick’s Day celebration early at the Roosevelt at either the Vander Bar or Madison Club Lounge, both opening at 10am. Irish fare will be served all day at both venues alongside drink specials at the Vander Bar and Guiness and Jameson specials at the Madison Club Lounge. To truly get you in the green spirit, live bag piper performances by the Rockland County AOH Edward .V. Larkin Memorial Pipe Band will be held at 11:30 and 1pm in the Roosevelt Hotel Lobby as well as an additional performance at the Vander bar at 12:15pm. Feel the power of the pipes and let yourself become the next lord of the dance.

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No matter how you plan to spend your St. Patrick’s Day, the Roosevelt is the perfect place to start and end your celebration. Keep your celebration going through the weekend with delicious meals and drinks from both the Vander Bar and the Madison Club Lounge as you let your Irish side run free. Stop by once, or stay all week, but no matter what you do, don’t miss celebrating this festive holiday with the best in Manhattan.

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VanderBeer and NYC Beer Week

Over the past few years, the craft beer scene has risen in both popularity and diversity, creating opportunities for independent brewers to get their own product into the world and giving consumers thousands of unique beers to discover. With tastes ranging from rich dark malt brews to the most bitter of the hoppy IPAs, the availability of distinct beers is at an all-time high, filling beer festivals and celebrations with a variety of new flavors to try and appreciate.

The Roosevelt’s Vander Bar has been rolling out many of these delicious brews from across the country each week during its new VanderBeer tour. A special passport will allow you to rack up stamps each week until you’ve tried the best of every beer available and earn yourself a free appetizer as well. Vander Bar is working hard to bring attention to some of the greatest beers across the country and now we’re getting a little help during New York’s Beer Week. From February 19th -28th New York City will be hosting an assortment of beer related festivals featuring delicious beer from all over the world. While the focus of the festival is New York beers, there will be delicious brews from some of your favorite breweries alongside multiple tap takeovers and beer specials across the city and its many bars. There are far too many events to name but trust us when we tell you that there will be a beer for literally everyone during this celebration of the most celebrated beverage ever invented. For more information click here.

Short RIb Tacos
Short Rib Tacos

While you’re out enjoying some of the best brews New York has to offer, pair them with something else delicious. Every Tuesday Vander Bar features a special taco for Taco Tuesday, creating a unique spin on a classic favorite that changes each week and always pairs well with a cold glass of beer. So knock back a few and enjoy the tastes of the Big Apple with The Roosevelt during Beer week in

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Black History Month Events in NYC

On the heels of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January, Black History Month honors the history of African Americans in the United States and pays homage to the outstanding men and women of color whose contributions have helped shape the world of today. With a rich history all its own, New York comes to life during the month of February to celebrate these great men and women and the help educate residents and visitors alike in the rich history of African American culture through the years. Check out this list for a look at just some of what the city has to offer during this month of observance.

Harlem Fine Arts Show

Feb 4-7 | 91 Claremont Ave at 120th Street

The largest traveling African Diasporic art show in the United States returns to New York this February to continue its mission of empowering artists and non-artists alike to express themselves through their culture and ideas. The show features a gallery for artists to exhibit their work as well as a floor to sell their pieces as well.

Amateur Night at the Apollo

Feb 17 & 24 | Apollo Theater

Wednesday nights bring out the new talent at the Apollo with one of its most famous attractions. Helping to launch the careers of many famous performers and groups, this series of performances all year long gives the stage to up and coming acts and allows them their chance to shine.

America: The Legacy of African American Public Service

Through Feb 26 | Arsenal Gallery, Central Park

This exhibit honors and celebrates the noted government officials as well as activists and members of the public who dedicated their lives to the greater good of the people of America with works from a variety of artists.

8th Annual Black History Month Celebration

Feb 27| St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 521 West 126th Street

The Harlem Chamber Players invite all to attend the 8th annual celebration of Black History Month with the help of several musicians and performers including Janinah Burnett, and Eric K. Washington.


Feb 18-21| 161-4 Jamaica Ave, Queens, NY 11432

Join the Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning for their celebration of Black History Month, including music, art exhibits, a film screening, and a four night performance of the Pulitzer Prize winning play FENCES by award-winning playwright August Wilson which explores the evolving African-American experience during the 1950’s.

Taste Harlem

Since 2007, Taste Harlem has been offering food and cultural tours of one of the most recognizable areas of New York. With tours ranging from architectural and neighborhood walks to exploring some of the best food spots in the area, Taste Harlem delves deep into the rich history that has made Harlem the cultural landmark it is today.

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