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
Mondrian SoHo's trendy lounge named after the fictitious "Mister Hung." Separate entrance on Lafayette Street gives space its own identity, grants celeb set respite from overzea... 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
Eighteenth-floor aerie highlights the many draws of The James New York. Enclosed lounge means you can enjoy 360˚ views 365 days a year. Nice sights at poolside, too, although the water’s set ... 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
Summer backyard scene for poshies somehow not in the Hamptons. Seventh floor pool deck complete with cabanas for canoodling. Koi peeps downstairs on the food and drink. Avocado toasts with ichimi f... read more
Double André attack! Standard Hotel maestro Balazs hooks up with Paris's André Saraiva to deliver second rooftop masterpiece. Boom Boom Room kissing cousin has separate entrance, two ... 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
Former YMCA gym in Hudson Hotel basement now ready for primetime. Seven thousand square feet to accommodate your next magazine launch, photo shoot, or fashion week blowout. Bleachers and concrete f... read more
Named for its Wall Street address, not some arcane stock picking methodology. Prime wind-down spot for FiDi professionals. Dual entrances lead to modern space, with sleek clusters of exposed bulbs,... read more
Set designer Lydia Marks of Sex and the City fame lays in a smart look for the Strand's rooftop aerie. Mellow wood, retro lanterns complement patterned benches and plush cushions. Glass walls and c... read more
Swank hotel rooftop nestled in beside the largest public housing development in North America. Bright city lights across the water not entirely obscured by smokestack foreground. Pan-Asian fusion b... read more
Brit boutique import. English style (no, not a contradiction in terms) kits out each of the 86 rooms and suites individually. Smart mix of contemporary and classic. Building boasts some sweet ameni... read more
Eighteen floors above the Thigh Line, Eyeful Tower's Boom Boom Room (er, Top of The Standard) layers on even more sexual innuendo. Sex, too: nothing like floor to ceiling windows revealing the glit... read more
Sandy tried to leave some literal watermarks, but riverfront perch ...
Restaurant and lounge inspired by early 20th-century music recordin...
For women who love that beach chic look, this spot really does have...
One-stop shopping with great blend of cutting-edge chic and ready-t...
Neighborhood burger and shake spot nabs awesome name, restored Harl...