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The Best Rooftop Bars in New York City

Booze and views for leisurely summer days.

Upper West Side »

Woman's $20K Engagement Ring Stolen from Upper West Side Gym, Police Say

The woman left the ring unattended at the Columbus Avenue gym, police said. 

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Plan Your Memorial Day Weekend in NYC

There are dozens of events happening, from military parades to sneaker expos to falcon demonstrations.

New York City »

Swanky Rooftop Pools Offer Retreat for the Exclusive Set

Rooftop pools at hotels across the city offer a more exlcusive experience for swimmers.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

UWS Restaurants Offer Model-Thin Prices for Fashion Week

The public can get discounted meals at 25 Upper West Side restaurants during Fashion Week.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Fashion Week Thief Speeds Off With $4,000 Porsche Jacket

A jacket from Porsche Design's upcoming collection was stolen off a mannequin at the Empire Hotel on the last day of Fashion Week.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Battle Over Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar Heats Up

As a legal fight over noise at the drags on, UWS neighbors say the situation hasn't improved.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Ladies Better Watch Their Purses at Bars, Police Warn

Police reports show there's been a recent rash of purse thefts in Upper West Side bars.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

'Gossip Girl' Dumps Upper East Side for Columbia University

"Gossip Girl" is filming on the Upper West Side for a storyline reported to involve a fictional Columbia University professor.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

No Head Butting Here — 'Premium Rush' Crew Gets Warm Reception at Columbia

The 'Premium Rush' crew, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, got a head butt last week, but was welcomed at Columbia.