Northern Territory is an Australian bar that has a spacious roof with views of Manhattan. The only catch is that it’s in Greenpoint, and most people don’t think very highly of the G train. But if you’re willing to head over (the G isn’t that bad), you’ll be rewarded with one of the best casual outdoor drinking spots in Brooklyn. They also serve brunch and dinner, and there’s room for all your friends.
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Ginger’s Bar is a low-key lesbian bar standby in Park Slope, with a back patio and a pool table.
Renegades of Sunset
If you’re looking for some fun vegan food in Industry City, go to Renegades of Sunset.
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Five Mile Stone
Five Mile Stone is a two-story pub on the Upper East Side with a big menu, TVs for spots, and plenty of room for groups.
If you have ever been to Pianos to see a band in the back room, you probably didn't expect that it's the kind of place that would turn out some damn good bar food.
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Westlight is the cocktail bar and restaurant on top of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg.
Rooftop Reds is a reservation-only rooftop wine bar in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with hammocks and cornhole.
Gallow Green is the rooftop bar on top of the hotel in Chelsea where Sleep No More takes place, although you don’t have to wear a mask to drink here.
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