Nothing to do with sledding or Citizen Kane. The Out NYC adds a clandestine drinkery to the fold. Steve Lewis on the design, plenty of space to range around. Lux materials: walnut, leather, bronze,... read more
Hyatt Union Square lobby bar with a singular obsession. Specializes in single-malt scotches, single-vineyard wines. Impressive selection, with faves like Highland Park, Auchentoshen, and Glenlivet ... read more
Swank pool deck for that St. Tropez tan. Hotel guests get the run of the show until sunset, when the sand and cabanas become nightlife accessories. Chaise lounges inspired by the Cote D'Azur, keep ... read more
Jade Hotel keeps with the retro vibes at in-house tavern. Speakeasy trend won’t die here: antiques and fireplace recall old-school venues like ur-Village hang the Grapevine Tavern. Beatnik pi... read more
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
La Piscine’s winter hibernation. Hôtel Americano rooftop bar turns up the cozy at Patagonia-inspired aerie. The piscine is now a hot tub, and the solarium is looking Viking-friendly wit... read more
Hotel rooftop for the few. Outdoor patio’s cushioned wicker chairs are vibrant enough, view from atop West Street goes unobstructed. Inside, shabby chic digs befitting SRO/boutique below. Lik... read more
McKittrick Hotel rooftop bar linked with insomniac experiential play Sleep No More. Dank elevator ride up opens to a seriously lovely roof garden. Wooden tables set about railroad-track trellis o... 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
Sol LeWitt’s “Loopy Doopy” lends both aesthetic and name to the Conrad’s bar. Sixteenth-floor aerie atop Battery Park’s Restaurant Alley offers views of Lady Liberty a... read more
The hotel bar at Williamsburg’s Wythe, atop a six-story roof. Run by the same folks at Reynard, the farm-to-table spot downstairs. Intimate space, mosaic tile floor, but minimal furnishings (... read more
Lounge at sunset turns velvet roper come midnight. Good for a girls’ night out/I just wanna dance scene. Unobstructed views of four boroughs. Chic indoor space with stools lining the windowsi... 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
Bar and grill atop Chelsea’s Hôtel Americano, street entrance via elevator. Sleek metal bar, minimalist patio dressings, views to the east, north, and west. La piscine itself stays cool... 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
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Oysters and cocktails at 1 Delancey. Named for Marcel Duchamp&rsquo...