Last Light is a rooftop bar, but it isn’t the kind where you have a midnight dance party with a bunch of people you only just met. It’s more of a nice cocktail bar where you can have a casual drink with a couple of friends or coworkers. There’s a little indoor area with a small bar and a couple of booths, and there’s a large patio where you can hang out, drink negroni, and catch a sunset or shout all of your secrets at passing clouds. And if you decide to quit your job or leave work early, there’s a weekday Happy Hour from 3-6pm.
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Mission Chinese Food
The Lower East Side location of Mission Chinese used to be a party. Now it feels like one that ended a while ago.
The Ten Bells
The Ten Bells is a natural wine bar on the Lower East Side that serves some good small plates and $1 Happy Hour oysters every day.
Russ & Daughters Cafe
Russ & Daughters has finally expanded, after 100 years in business. Now you can sit down in a comfy booth while you enjoy your lox, and it’s glorious.
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Rooftop Reds is a reservation-only rooftop wine bar in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with hammocks and cornhole.
Bar Hugo - Rooftop
Bar Hugo is the good-looking rooftop bar/lounge at Hotel Hugo in Hudson Square, and it has a decent happy hour.
Azul at Hotel Hugo
Azul is the Cuban-themed rooftop bar at Hotel Hugo. Think of it as a slightly less sceney alternative to Le Bain.
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