INsider NYC Summer Guide 2017

INsider NYC Summer Guide 2017

ROOFTOP BARS & OUTDOOR DINING

Azul on the Rooftop 525 Greenwich Street, between Spring Street & Vandam Street (212) 608-4848 www.azulrooftop.com Bar Hugo 525 Greenwich Street, between Greenwich Street & Vandam Street (212) 608-4848 http://www.hotelhugony.com/social-events Cantina Rooftop 605 West 48th Street, between West Street & 11th Avenue (212) 957-1700 www.cantinarooftop.com CATCH 21 West 9 th Avenue, between 9 th Avenue & West 13 th Street (212) 392-5978 http://catchrestaurants.com/catchnyc/ Dream Midtown 210 W 55th Street, between 7 th Avenue & Broadway (212) 247-2000 http://www.dreamhotels.com/midtown/default-en.html The Crown at Hotel 50 Bowery 50 Bowery Street, between Bayard Street & Canal Street (21 st floor) (212) 508-8000 www.thecrownnyc.com Empire Rooftop 44 West 63rd Street, between Central Park West & Broadway (212) 265-2600 www.empirehotelnyc.com

Gallow Green 542 West 27th Street, between 10 th & 11 th Avenues (212) 564-1662 www.mckittrickhotel.com

Gansevoort Park Hotel 420 Park Ave South at East 29 th Street (212) 317-2900 https://www.gansevoorthotelgroup.com/hotels/gansevoort-park-avenue- nyc/nightlife/gansevoort-park-rooftop-549/

Gilligan’s at the Soho Grand Hotel 310 West Broadway, between West Broadway & Canal Street (212) 965-3271 http://www.sohogrand.com/event-spaces/

Gramercy Park Hotel Rooftop 2 Lexington Avenue at 21st Street (212) 920-3300 www.gramercyparkhotel.com Grand Banks Pier 25, Hudson River Park (212) 660-6312 http://www.grandbanks.org/ Haven Rooftop at The Sanctuary Hotel 132 West 47th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues (212) 466-9000 www.havenrooftop.com Hayden Rooftop 127 West 28th Street, between 6 th & 7 th Avenues (212) 973-9000 www.hotelhaydennyc.com

Hotel Chantelle 92 Ludlow Street, between Broome Street & Delancey Street (212) 254-9102 www.hotelchantelle.com

Harold’s Surf Shack 231 Hudson Street at Canal Street (212) 342-7000 http://www.arlohotels.com/

Hudson Hotel 358 West 58 th Street at 9 th Avenue (212) 554-6000 https://www.morganshotelgroup.com/hudson/hudson-new-york The Jane Rooftop 113 Jane Street, between West Street & Washington Street (212) 924-6700 www.thejanenyc.com

Jimmy at the James 15 Thompson Street at Grand Street (212) 201-9118 www.jimmysoho.com

Le Bain 848 Washington Street, between West Street & 10th Avenue (212) 645-4646 www.standardhotels.com

The Loeb Boathouse Central Park (212) 517-2233 http://www.thecentralparkboathouse.com/

The Loopy Doopy 102 North End Ave at Vesey Street (212) 945-0100 http://www.conradnewyork.com/

La Piscine at the Hotel Americano 518 West 27th Street, between 10 th & 11 th Avenues (212) 525-0000 http://www.hotel-americano.com/ La Sirena Ristorante 88 9 th Avenue, between 9 th Avenue & West 17 th Street (212) 977-6096 http://lasirena-nyc.com/private-events/ Lovage Rooftop 350 West 40th Street, between 8 th & 9 th Avenues (212) 965-7020 www.lovagenyc.com Mulberry Project 149 Mulberry Street, between Mulberry Street & Broome Street (646) 448-4536 http://mulberryproject.com/private-events/ Narcissa 25 Cooper Square, between Cooper Square & East 6 th Street (212) 228-3344 http://www.narcissarestaurant.com/contact

PHD Rooftop & Lounge 355 West 16th Street, between 8 th & 9 th Avenues (212) 229-2511 www.marblelane.com Public Rooftop & Garden 215 Chrystie Street at East Houston Street (212) 735-6000 www.publichotels.com The Press Lounge 653 11th Avenue, between 47th St & 48th Streets (212) 757-2224 www.thepresslounge.com

Refinery Rooftop 63 West 38th Street, between 5 th & 6 th Avenues (646) 664-0310 www.refineryhotelnewyork.com The Garden at The Park 118 10 th Avenue, between West 17 th & West 18 th Streets (212) 352-3313 http://www.theparknyc.com/

The Roof at The Viceroy Hotel 124 W 57th Street, between 6 th & 7 th Avenues (212) 707-8008 www.theroofny.com

Salon De Ning at The Peninsula Hotel 700 Fifth Avenue at 55 th Street (212) 956-2888 http://newyork.peninsula.com/en/fine-dining/salon-de-ning-rooftop-bar

STK Downtown & Rooftop 26 Little West 12 th Street (646) 624-2444 http://togrp.com/venue/stk-rooftop/

The Skylark 200 West 39th Street, between 7 th & 8 th Avenues (212) 257-4577 http://www.theskylarknyc.com/ Tiki Tabu at Sixty LES Hotel 190 Allen Street, between 1st Avenue & Stanton Street (212) 460-5300 http://www.sixtyhotels.com/lower-east-side/ Spyglass 47 West 38th Street, between 5 th & 6 th Avenues (212) 730-0538 www.spyglassnyc.com Upstairs at the Kimberly Hotel 145 East 50th Street, between Lexington & 3 rd Avenue (212) 702-1600 www.upstairsnyc.com

Viceroy Hotel 120 West 57 th Street, between 6 th & 7 th Avenues (212) 830-8000 http://www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/newyork/dining_and_nightlife/theroof

ROOFTOP POOLS

Dream Downtown 355 West 16th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues (212) 229-2559 http://www.dreamhotels.com/downtown/default-en.html Beach at Dream Downtown | Offers Day Passes & Cabanas for non-hotel guests Channeling the glamour of the Côte d’Azur (as much as possible) in the heart of New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, the Dream Downtown boasts a 4,800 square foot beach and glass bottom swimming pool looking into the hotel lobby. The Beach includes real-deal Hamptons- imported sand and private cabanas that come complete with flat screen TV's and lounges. Relax in the lounge while sipping a 10 lb moscow mule.

Gansevoort Meatpacking 18 9th Avenue at Hudson Street at 13 th Street (212) 206-6700 https://www.gansevoorthotelgroup.com/ Offers Day Passes for non-hotel guests

This Meatpacking District haunt has been a hotspot in large part due to Plunge, its 45 foot heated rooftop pool and bar nestled within a landscaped garden, with an impressive view of the city, open year round. Be immediately transported to the Sahara (well, sort of) with Moroccan lamps, colorful textiles and exotic plants while dining on Mediterranean dishes.

Gansevoort Park Avenue 420 Park Ave South at East 29 th Street (212)317-2900 https://www.gansevoorthotelgroup.com/ Offers Day Passes for non-hotel guests Day passes are available Monday thru Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Take in the views of the Empire State building twenty stories above the city. Relish your quiet time at our heated, indoor/outdoor rooftop pool featuring a collapsible garage door allowing passage between the interior and exterior elements. Our enticing pool is exclusive for guests during business hours, and open year round for easy access. Le Parker Meridian 119 West 56th Street at 6 th Avenue (212) 245-5000 http://www.parkermeridien.com/ Offers Day Passes for non-hotel guests

Your pass means you get access to the gravity fitness center, where you can build up a sweat before hitting the deck. There the floor to ceiling windows allow for stunning views of Central Park, while the outdoor sundeck makes for comfortable tanning far away from the crowded public green space stories below your nose.

McCarren Hotel and Pool 160 North 12 th Street (718) 218-7500 http://www.mccarrenhotel.com/ Day Passes |Day Beds | Lounges for non-hotel guests

Day passes do not guarantee the guest a day bed seat or lounge area. The day beds come in either a twin or double bed size. The lounge areas can be reserved for up to 10 people, anything above that includes an additional charge. All passes include complimentary towels and wifi access. As a McCarren guest, you not only have an open invitation to mix and mingle with the locals, you enjoy extra perks and privileges at our popular urban retreat. Due to high demand, individual day passes are only available 48 hours in advance.

Sixty LES Hotel 190 Allen Street (212) 460-5300 http://www.sixtyhotels.com/lower-east-side/ Offers Classic Cabanas & Les Cabanas for non-hotel guests

The signature poolside cabanas features 600sq. ft. of space and is available for reservations from 9am-8pm. It includes relaxed seating for up to eight people, a wet bar, a private bathroom with rain shower, a sound system, a flat-screen TV, and a refreshment center stocked with chilled water and towels. The Cabana also comes with four poolside loungers.

William Vale Pool 111 North 12 th Street (718) 631-8400 https://www.thewilliamvale.com/pool/ Offers Day Passes & Cabanas for non-hotel guests

Vale Pool is a 60-foot outdoor pool with stunning views of the Manhattan skyline. Snacks, light fare, and cocktails are served poolside under the direction of award-winning Chef Andrew Carmellini.

COOL COCKTAILS

El Burro Fantasma @ Ghost Donkey 4 Bleecker Street, between Bleecker & Bowery https://www.ghostdonkey.com/

El Camino @ Jimmy at the James 15 Thompson Street, between Thompson Street and Grand http://jimmysoho.com/ Frose @ Bar Primi 325 Bowery Street, between Bowery & East 2 nd Street http://barprimi.com/home Frozen Passion Fruit Mojito @ Azul Rooftop 525 Greenwich Street, between Greenwich Street and Vandam http://www.azulrooftop.com/ Frozen Watermelon Margarita @ Gilligan’s at Soho Grand Hotel 310 West Broadway, between West Broadway & Canal Street http://gilligansnyc.com/ Little Bird @ Westlight at The William Vale 111 North 12 th Street, Brooklyn, between North 12 th & Wythe Avenue http://gilligansnyc.com/

Prosecco & Ice Pop cocktail @ Loopy Doopy Rooftop at Conrad Hotel (pictured below) 102 North End Avenue, between North End Avenue & Vesey Street http://www.conradnewyork.com/dine/loopy-doopy-rooftop-bar/

Ready Fire Aim @ Employee’s Only 510 Hudson Street http://www.employeesonlynyc.com/

Angel and the Bad Man @ Refinery Rooftop 63 West 39 th Street, between Hudson Street & Christopher Street http://refineryrooftop.com/ The Sunset @ The Haven Rooftop 132 West 47 th Street, between West 47 th Street & 6 th Avenue http://www.havenrooftop.com/menus/drink/

CONCERTS & MUSIC FESTIVALS

July:

Jerry Seinfeld - Thursday July 13 th 9:30 PM at Beacon Theatre NY

Kidz Bop Kids - Sunday July 16 th 3:00 PM at Ford Amphitheater Coney Island Boardwalk

Kendrick Lamar - Thursday July 20 th & Sunday July 23 rd 7:30 PM at Barclays Center, Brooklyn

Hans Zimmer - Tuesday July 25 th & Wednesday July 26 th 8:00 PM at Radio City Music Hall

Panorama Music Festival - Friday July 28 th thru Sunday July 30th at Randall’s Island

August:

Coldplay - Tuesday, August 1 st 7:00 PM at MetLife Stadium East Rutherford, NJ

Dave Chappelle & Special Guests: Live from Radio City - Tuesday August 1 st thru August 5 th & August 9 th , 15 th , 18 th , 19 th and 24 th 8:00 PM at Radio City Music Hall

J. Cole- Tuesday August 1 st & Wednesday August 2 nd 8:00 PM at Barclays Center

Earth, Wind, and Fire and CHIC featuring Nile Rogers - Monday August 7 th at 8:00 pm at Madison Square Garden

Elements Music and Arts Festival - Saturday August 12 th -Sunday August 13 th in a secret NYC industrial waterfront location

The Beach Boys - Thursday August 17 th 7:30 PM at Beacon Theatre

Tracy Morgan - Thursday August 17 th thru Sunday August 20 th 7:30 PM at Caroline’s on Broadway

Lionel Richie: All the Hits with Mariah Carey - Saturday August 19 th 7:00 PM at Madison Square Garden

Billboard Hot 100 Festival -Saturday August 19 th thru Sunday August 20 th Jones Beach Theater

Marc Anthony - Saturday August 26 th 8:00 PM at Madison Square Garden

Lady Gaga- Monday August 28 th at Citi Field

Lady Gaga- Tuesday August 29 th at Citi Field

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival - Friday September 15 th thru Sunday September 17 th at Citi Field, Queens

THINGS TO DO

Bryant Park Summer Film Fest Bryant Park Every Monday from June 19-August 21 http://bryantpark.org/events/2017/06/26/hbo-bryant-park-summer-film-festival

Browse the Brooklyn Flea 110 Kent Avenue, between Kent Avenue & North 8 th Street April-November 10 am- 5pm www.brooklynflea.com

Brooklyn Botanical Garden 2900 Southern Boulevard, at Montgomery Street www.nybg.org New York Mets Games Citi Field https://www.mlb.com/mets New York Yankees Games Yankees Stadium https://www.mlb.com/yankees Relax on the High Line 515 West 23 rd Street at 10 th Avenue www.thehighline.com

Smorgasburg 90 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, between Kent Avenue & North 8 th Street

Saturdays from 11:00am-6:00pm https://www.smorgasburg.com/

Union Square Greenmarket East 17 th Street & Union Square West www.grownyc.com U.S. Open Arthur Ashe Stadium Flushing, New York August 28 th thru September 28 th http://www.usopen.org/index.html

KID FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

Boating in Central Park Central Park, between East 76th Street and East 72nd http://www.centralpark.com/guide/sports/boating.html (212) 517-2233

Bronx Zoo 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx (718) 220-5100 www.bronxzoo.com Central Park Zoo East 64th St & 5th Avenue (212) 439-6500 http://centralparkzoo.com/

Children’s Museum of Manhattan 212 West 83 rd Street, between Broadway & Amsterdam Avenue (212) 721-1223 www.cmom.org

Come Out and Play Family Day Governor’s Island, Nolan Park Jul 22 nd | 11:00am – 5:00pm http://comeoutandplay.org

Madame Tussands 234 West 42nd Street, between West 42 nd Street & 8 th Avenue (866) 841-3505 www.madametussauds.com

NY Aquarium 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx (718) 220-5100 www.nyaquariam.com

Smorgasburg Williamsburg- 90 Kent Avenue, Brooklyn, between Kent Avenue & North 8 th Street Prospect Park- Well House Drive, Brooklyn www.smorgasburg.com Summer in the Square Union Square, 14th Street to 17th Street between Union Square West and Park Ave South Thursday, July 6 th , Thursday, July 13 th , Thursday, July 20 th and Thursday July 27 th http://unionsquarenyc.org/

West Side County Fair Riverside Park South, Pier I 500 West 70th Street at Riverside Boulevard Sunday, September 10 th | 1:00pm 212-408-0219 https://riversideparknyc.org/

DINING

Alice’s Tea Cup 102 West 73 rd Street at Columbus Avenue **other locations at Lincoln Square and Midtown (212) 799-3006 www.alicesteacup.com Bubby’s- Highline 73 Gansevoort Street, between Gansevoort & Washington Street (212) 206-6200 www.bubbys.com/highline Dos Caminos 825 3 rd Avenue at 50 th Street **other locations at Park Ave, Soho, Midtown &

Times Square (212) 336-5400 www.doscaminos.com

Emily 35 Downing Street, between Downing Street &

Bedford Street (917) 935-6434 www.pizzalovesemily.com

Macbar 54 Prince St between Prince & Lafayette, Nolita (212) 226-0211 www.macbar.net

Rubirosa 235 Mulberry Street, between Mulberry Street & Spring Street (212) 965-0500 www.rubirosanyc.com Pizza Beach 167 Orchard Street, between Stanton Street & Rivington Street (646) 852-6478 http://pizzabeachclub.com/home

Pizza Beach 1426 3 rd Avenue at East 81 st Street (646)666-0819 www.pizzabeachclub.com

Roberta’s Pizza 230 Vanderbilt Avenue, between Vanderbilt & E 45 th Street (646) 747-0820 www.robertaspizza.com

Taste Buds Kitchen (Group Cooking Classes or Private Lessons) 109 West 27th Street Tenth Floor at Sixth Avenue (212) 242-2248 www.tastebudskitchen.com

FOR SOMETHING SWEET

Big Gay Ice Cream Shop 61 Grove Street, Between Grove Street & 7 th Avenue South (212) 414-0222 www.biggayicecream.com Bingbox Snow Cream Co. 125 2nd Ave, between 7th Street & St Marks Place (917) 675-7454 http://www.bingboxsnowcream.com/

CoolMess 137 East 62nd Street at Lexington Avenue (212) 355-9834 http://www.coolmess.com/

Davey’s Ice Cream 137 1 St Avenue at 9 th Street (212) 228-8032 www.daveysicecream.com

DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections 550 LaGuardia Place, between Bleecker Street & 3rd Street (646) 892-3600 https://www.cookiedonyc.com/

Emack and Bolio’s Ice Cream 1564 1 st Avenue at East 81 st Street (212) 362-2747 www.emackandbolios.com

Grom 1796 Broadway, between Broadway & West 58 th Street (212) 974-3444 www.grom.it

Ice & Vice 221 East Broadway Street at Clinton Street (646) 678-3687 www.iceandvice.com Momofuku Milk Bar East Village 251 East 13 th Street, corner of 13 th Street (347) 577-9504 ext 4 www.milkbarstore.com

Momofuku Milk Bar Financial District 110 Wall Street, between Wall Street & Front Street (347) 242-5762 www.milkbarstore.com Momofuku Milk Bar Midtown 15 West 56th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues (347) 577-9504 ext 5 www.milkbarstore.com Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream 2 Rivington Street, between Freeman Aly & Bowery Street (212) 209-7684 http://www.morgensternsnyc.com/ OddFellows 75 E 4th Street, between Cooper Square & Bowery Streets (917) 475-1812 http://www.oddfellowsnyc.com/

Sedutto 1498 1 st Avenue at East 78 th Street (212) 879-9557 www.kosheradvantage.com/sedutto

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