Two E Bar Lounge

Signature cocktails—Pierre-Tini (Bulldog gin, housemade garam masala rum, Cointreau, Crème de Yvette, pineapple juice) and White Cosmopolitan (Ultimat vodka, Triple Sec, white cranberry juice, lemon juice), among them—appeal to international palates at this posh hotel lobby bar. Live jazz Tues 6:30-9:30 p.m. $$

Union Hall

Live music nightly, plus two indoor bocce courts, fireplaces and pub grub served until midnight in the 5,000-square-foot Park Slope, Brooklyn, venue.

Hours: M-F 4 pm-4 am, Sa & Su 1 pm-4 am


The buzz at this nightclub hits its pinnacle after 1 am, but the party goes on all night and always with a variety of DJs on both floors. The venue is known for big-name hip-hop artists celebrating album release parties, as well as themed weekday dance celebrations like Weekday Warriors night and TuesdayBabyTuesday. T-Sa 11 pm-4 am. 

Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel



Heated wood floors and retractable glass ceiling and walls make this rooftop resto/cocktail bar an all-season hotspot, with diners taking in the 360-degree view of the city while indulging in curry-coconut chicken pot pie and a cocktail list filled with cute descriptions. The décor, an unexpcted mix of edgy modern and old school ostentacious, adds to the experience.

Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel

Elaborate housemade specialty cocktails and high-end by-the-glass wines complement an eclectic food menu with a variety of dessert options (lime vanilla créme brûlée; cappuccino panna cotta), at this year-round terrace atop the Kimberly Hotel, with dazzling views of Midtown and the Chrysler Building. D (nightly), Brunch (Su). 

Uptown Lounge

This sophisticated spot offers over 30 different bottles of wine as well as a fully stocked bar. Mon-Wed 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Thurs-Fri 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Sat & Sun 11 a.m.-4 a.m.

V-Bar St. Marks

This Downtown lounge offers a comprehensive wine list, as well as a selection of Italian brews and bar snacks such as lobster and pancetta sliders. Sun-Thurs 8 a.m.-2 a.m., Fri & Sat 10 a.m.-4 a.m.

Vander Bar

Manhattan-themed cocktails include the Midtown Martini and Madison Ave. Mai Tai, while international snacks consist of Asian chicken pitas, lobster mac ‘n’ cheese, beef tacos and French onion soup. Mon-Fri noon-9 p.m.


Happy hour specials run until 10 pm 7 days a week at this swanky cocktail lounge with soaring 17 foot ceilings. Food offerings include Southeast Asian tapas such as fried asparagus, spicy chicken dumplings, and fried ginger chicken wings. Su-M 5 pm-1 am, Tu-W 5 pm-2 am, Th-Sa 5 pm-4 am.

View Lounge

This lounge on the 48th floor of the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel is the only revolving bar in the city; patrons can take in the Manhattan skyline in the course of an hour. Dinner buffet. Sun-Tues, Thurs 5 p.m.-midnight, Wed 4 p.m.-midnight, Fri-Sat 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m. One-drink minimum, $8 cover charge after 8 p.m.


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