With Fashion Week on the horizon it’s a more exciting time to be in New York than ever
But what to do when you aren’t feasting your eyes on the latest creations of the world’s top designers? Here is a rundown of some of our favorite nightlife gems to enjoy a cocktail or two in the City that Never Sleeps.
The Heights at Arlo Nomad
A stylish but unpretentious roof-bar atop the Arlo Hotel, The Heights offers sweeping views of the Midtown skyline making it a great choice for this warmer weather. A perfect place to relax with friends both old and new at the end of a day, whether you have been exploring the world of fashion or the city itself. Stretch out on one of the couches, order one of their cocktails named after iconic New York neighborhoods and watch the concrete jungle unfold before you.
The Grand Bar at Soho Grand Hotel
Regarded as one of the most stylish places to stay since its opening in 1996, The SoHo Grand Hotel boasts a bar and lounge that will satisfy any aspiring fashionista. The Grand Bar features designs by William Sofield including low cocktail tables, plush furniture, floor to ceiling windows and chocolate drapes. Some call it ‘SoHo’s living room’, and the comfort and beauty of your surroundings are sure to provide a soothing and refined evening.
THE ROOFTOP at the Hotel Hayden
The Rooftop at the Hotel Hayden is a cutting edge venue featuring modern styling, numerous upscale outdoor lounges and terraces providing magnificent views of Manhattan. If you are after a livelier scene then this is the choice for you, with chic city dwellers partying into the small hours. Top off your Fashion Week with a cocktail and a turn on the dancefloor at this exciting location.
The Gordon Bar
The Gordon Bar recently reopened after a redesign, making it one of Downtown Manhattans most refined destinations. An extensive cocktail list served by expert staff, as well as Italian-derived bar-food make it a key destination to hit if you find yourself in SoHo. Enjoy the chic scenery while sipping on a unique cocktail concoction as you enjoy this nighttime hotspot.
The Crown at Hotel 50 Bowery
Sitting atop the 21st floor of the Hotel 50 Bowery, The Crown is a rooftop bar & lounge commanding sweeping views of downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn. Guests at this Chinatown hotspot can enjoy two different outdoor terraces offering multiple vantage points to take in the spectacular vista while enjoying Asian-inspired cocktails and a rotating menu of small-bites. Or you can shelter from the sun and weather in the sumptuous, copper-accented indoor lounge.