We typically wouldn’t send you to a place where you’ll need to wait in line for the chance to talk to a doorman who, depending on your shoes, might let you drink on a rooftop. But the Public’s rooftop has a great view, the crowd mostly consists of people who haven’t yet realized that age is a thing, and you can either hang out on the patio or take pictures of the view through floor-to-ceiling windows.
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