Up on the roof, where the drinks — and Manhattan views — are fine
Heaven may be a little closer in New York these days, especially in Manhattan, where hotels' rooftop bars and restaurants are among the best places to enjoy summer. A few are restricted to guests, such as those at the Surrey, the Trump SoHo and the Thompson LES, but there are plenty of newer roof decks that are open for those who want their own little piece of the sky. Read more from Sherri Eisenberg's travelogue.
Photo: The floors are heated and the glass walls retract at Upstairs at the Kimberly, where you can dine off the small-plates menu. Credit: Frank Oudman