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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The best BBQ in New York City resides in Red Hook, in a Texas-style dining hall of sacred smoked meats known as Hometown Bar-B-Que.
Despite the isolated location and slightly self-important staff, Glasserie is still a solid Greenpoint destination.
Kichin is a Korean restaurant in Bushwick that stays open late on weekends and serves some excellent fried chicken.
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The Brooklyn Barge
The Brooklyn Barge is here to help you escape from peak sweaty summer in NYC.
Quality cocktails and more than decent food on Smith Street. Brunch is a big deal here.
Wilfie & Nell
Wilfie & Nell is, first and foremost, a place you come to drink, rather than a place you come to eat. Consider it an added bonus that the bar food you'll likely be eating while standing near a tiny ledge is pretty good.
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Westlight is the cocktail bar and restaurant on top of the William Vale hotel in Williamsburg.
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.
Rooftop Reds is a reservation-only rooftop wine bar in the Brooklyn Navy Yard with hammocks and cornhole.
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