After a few identity changes the party pad atop the McCarren Hotel & Pool is still bumpin'. Head there for either weekly or monthly parties, during which you can shake your hips to contemporary electronic and other genres of music. The primo Manhattan skyline views and cocktails are just the icing on the cake.
In the summer, New Yorkers can escape their cramped, poorly air-conditioned apartments in exchange for things to do on NYC rooftops. There’s nothing better than drinking atop one of Gotham’s many rooftop bars or watching outdoor movies with killer views of the skyline at sunset. When the heat cranks up to melt-mode, you’ll be grateful for all the hotels with rooftop pools that are open to the public. Reserve a lounge chair, crack open a good book and keep the frozen cocktails coming. Sounds like bliss, right? These are just a few of the amazing things to do outside on NYC rooftops during the warmer months. Read on for more suggestions for cool things to do way up high.
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