Kind of like a living room on an epic scale. Couches and communal tables fill brick-walled Hudson Hotel lobby that was once Hudson Hall. Beer garden gets elevated, with stylish exposed bulbs overhe... read more
Northern Italian Renaissance rooftop framing the highlights of the midtown skyline. Circa-1919 oasis clad by the Atlantic Terra Cotta Company, greened up with climbing ivy. Tequila for your sunsets... read more
Johnny Swet’s cocktail menu highlights the offerings of the Roger’s swank lounge. Soft yellow lights and studded leather chairs set a modern, elegant tone. Chef Julie Farias of Goat Tow... read more
Mod spot above Brighton at the revamped Eventi. Designy beige chairs under overhanging yellow lamps reminiscent of vintage salon hairdryers. Roof retracts like a stadium in the better weather, 35-f... read more
Hotel known for quiet sleeps makes a little noise. Jazz sets run six nights a week, with live music brunches come Sunday. Airy, high-ceilinged space not your usual jazz hole. Sunlight shines do... read more
Lobby bar for the Dream’s not-so-somnambulistic nightscape. Ground-floor sib to rooftop Ava is a nice-sized spot for cocktail slinging. Former Rm. Fifty5 accented in earth tones, from wood fl... read more
Casual tapas spot inside the Tryp Hotel. Curvy couches, white marble floors, and red chairs give Mediterranean flavor. Plenty of air, tall ceilings with arched wood panels. Roasted beets, manchego ... read more
Sing your heart out at this Russian karaoke hot spot located in the uptown Dream Hotel. Jelsomino is the latest from the Ginza Project, those fabulous Russians who gave Gotham its most glamorous Ru... read more
Within the gothic Night Hotel is this equally gothic restaurant and bar. Light bites and high quality cocktails make up the menu. Guests of the hotel and outsiders alike drop in at the bar fo... read more
It's not often a roof lounge is touted as "neo-gothic," but Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel enters the sky-high-partying arena flaunting a deliciously shadowy, slightly Mitteleuropa aesthetic. ... read more
Thompson Hotels adds more high-altitude acreage to the portfolio. Midtown cousin to Above Allen and Above 60 presents similar mix of pretty people and swank surrounds. Views across to Time Warner, ... read more
Hilton Garden Inn lays in swank retreat XVI stories up. “Versailles in the Sky” gets decadent a la Louis the XVI, with château-chic armchairs, tripped-out candelabras groping towa... read more
Hotel bar dates back to the '20s, but look and feel is all of the moment. Minimalist sheen contrasted with ornate chandeliers. Bright red banquettes backed up against black and white pics. Mirr... read more
Circa 1931 Deco pile refurbishes its piano bar. Ward III crew takes over the Edison Hotel’s Rum House, strikes perfect balance between homage and update. Bar’s still as copper-topped as... read more
Black oak and limestone make for grown-up feel at Langham house bar. Central location good for post-work windups, theater pre-gaming. Cozy vibe thanks to real live fireplace. Cush couches and club ... read more
Legendary Royalton lobby bar relaunched with cocktail dream team. Florida Room, Painkiller, and the Varnish on the résumés, classic hotel bar tipples on the tariff. Belly up to the ce... read more
Fairfield Inn and Marriott reach for the sky, drop swank lounge thirty-three floors above Times Square. Streets below referenced in LED lights above, but 360 views more likely to draw your attentio... read more
Gansevoort peeps drop a second Plunge, this time twenty stories above Park Avenue. Indoor-outdoor pool and fireplaces, double-height lounge, scrumptious views of the Empire State Building. Stoke yo... read more
Settle in sixteen floors up at Ink48's airy lounge. Off the hook views of midtown and the Hudson augmented by decorative reflecting pool. Mean cocktails, too. Make an impression. read more
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
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Appointment-only, hour-long guided shopping experience. Second show...