McCarren Hotel & Pool, located in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn’s most vibrant neighborhood, features one of the city’s largest hotel pools and a rooftop bar, as well as a signature modern American restaurant, Oleanders, and 64 contemporary guest rooms. McCarren Rooftop officially opened to the skies of Brooklyn on Friday, April 22nd, with panoramic views of McCarren Park and the Manhattan skyline, making it perfect for a relaxing sunset happy hour or more energetic atmosphere into the night. With cool cocktails and a hot lineup of events all summer long, guests and locals alike can revel in live music and DJ sets while perched high above the bustling city streets. The cocktail list, created by Francis Verrall (Seamstress & The Gilroy alum), highlights local craft distillers to pair with seasonal bites by Executive Chef Kevin Chojnowski (Public, Olives NY and Willow Road), including “Instagram worthy” Soft Shell Crab SlidersSteamed Short Rib Buns and a fresh Shellfish Tower from the raw bar. Open Fri-Sun, expanding to 7 days/week and daily Happy Hour on May 20th.

 Where: McCarren Hotel & Pool
Address: 160 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249, (718) 218-7500|

PHD Terrace
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PHD Terrace, one of New York City’s newest indoor/outdoor multi-level rooftop lounge atop Dream Midtown, offers guests a 360 degree view of the city along with a chic atmosphere generally reserved for Downtown hotspots.  Opening for its first summer season, guests are invited to revel in the warm weather at this rooftop lounge boasting  an innovative drink list and light bites. The flow between the lounge and patio is seamless, with breathtaking city views and luxury décor inside and out – a perfect combination for a fabulous place to party all summer long.

Where: Dream Midtown NYC

Address:210 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019, (646) 756-2044

PHD Rooftop Lounge
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Located on the 12th floor of Dream Downtown, PHD Rooftop Lounge offers fantastic skyline views of the Hudson River and Empire State Building. This hip downtown bi-level rooftop lounge with VIP seating and top notch decor attracts Manhattan’s elite, and is one of NYC’S premier rooftop clubs. Located in the heart of the Meatpacking district, this chic spot is the ultimate destination for a summer soiree and refreshing libations.

Where: Dream Downtown

Address: 355 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011, (212) 229-2511

The Skylark
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Set thirty stories up in the heart of New York City’s Garment District in Midtown West, The Skylark delivers a classically-styled cocktail lounge boasting expansive panoramic views of the Hudson River, Empire State Building and Midtown Manhattan through wrap-around floor-to-ceiling windows. With its multi-level indoor spaces, open-air rooftop terrace and warm furnishings designed by Meyer Davis Studio, The Skylark is truly an all-season destination. In cooler months, guests can enjoy breathtaking views from the main lounge’s chic setting, and on warmer days deliver an experience that flows naturally between indoor and outdoor spaces. Drinks and food at The Skylark are as distinctive as the space itself. The innovative cocktail menus created by renowned mixologist Johnny Swet feature creative takes on classic drinks made with only the freshest seasonal ingredients while the light fare options from Abigail Kirsch include a variety of shareable plates—perfect for an after-work, dinner or evening bite.

Where: The Skylark

Address: 200 W. 39th St, New York, NY 10018, (212) 257-4577