Roof at Park South

This relaxed rooftop hotel bar offers up casual summer bites, like mushroom pizza, green gazpacho and popsicles, along with upscale cocktails and views of the Manhattan skyline.

Rose Gold Cocktail Lounge

This subterranean cocktail lounge and dance hall, outfitted in rose-toned neon lighting and open from early evening to late night, transitions from a cocktail den to an experimental performance house and dance club as the evening carries on. 

Rudy's Bar & Grill

This Hell's Kitchen staple has been serving NYC since the end of prohibition, and indulges guests in a free grilled hot dog per drink order. 

Russian Vodka Room

This vodka bar features home-brewed infused vodkas (horseradish, coriander, raspberry and more), as well as an impressive selection of 50 or so international brands. Mon-Thurs 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri-Sun 4 p.m.-4 a.m.


When dancers aren’t grooving to live samba, reggae, hip-hop and Brazilian beats, they can enjoy a Latin fusion menu with items such as bistek Ipanema, feijoada and grilled ginger lime snapper in a banana leaf, plus a host of tropical cocktails.

Saint Vitus

Bands—ranging from aspiring and local to reputable and famous—come from far and wide to put on metal and punk shows at this popular Greenpoint metal bar and concert venue. An affordable, eclectic tap list gilds the Lily to come back on performance-less nights. M-F 6 pm-4 am, Su 6 pm-midnight. $ No phone.

Salon de Ning

This glamorously decorated, rooftop terrace lounge welcomes guests with signature cocktails, such as the Ning Sling. Daily 4 p.m.-1 a.m.

Salon de Ning at the Peninsula

This rooftop bar and terrace offers enchanting views of Fifth Ave. and signature housemade cocktails like the Bird's Eye: Roca Patron silver tequila, agave nectar, red thai chili raspberry and lime. Small bites include handmade burrata, sesame seared tuna tataki and a Best of Vermont cheese plate. M-Sa 5 pm-1 am, Su 5 pm-midnight. $$$$


Harlem's old-school jazz club has been jiving since 1942. Everyone from Lionel Hampton to Pearl Bailey to Grady Tate to Ruth Brown performed here.

Live entertainment: W-Sa

No music charge, but two-drink minimum per person per set.


Patrons groove to several live bands nightly at Harlem’s world music bar.

Nightly 4 pm-4 am


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