5 Best Views in Manhattan

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Best views of NYC in Manhattan!
What are the best views of NYC? We’ve narrowed it down to the Top 8 in all of New York!

Highest View: “One World Observatory.
Cost: $34-$67, Entry Fee.
Address: 285 Fulton Street.

Best 360 Views of NYC: “Empire State Building.”
Cost: $34-$175, Entry Fee. 
Address: 350 Fifth Ave between 34th street & 33rd Street.

Best View of Central Park: “Top Of The Rock Observatory.”
Cost: $28-$65, Entry Fee.
Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza.

Best Views of Midtown West:Sky Room at The Fairfield Inn.”
Cost: The Price of a Happy Hour Drink!  Sky Room hosts a Happy Hour every Thursday & Friday night from 5pm-7pm. Well Drinks are $7, Beers are $5, Wines by the glass are $7.
Address: 330 W 40th Street between 9th and 10th Avenues.

Best View of the East Side NYC Skyline: “The Ides Bar.
Cost: The price of a cocktail ($16) or beer ($11). Be advised there is a $10 cover on some nights.
Address: 80 Wythe Bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Moral of the story? Views, affordable cocktails and good times await you at Sky Room NYC!

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The 8 Best Cocktails in Midtown West

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NYC cocktails in Midtown West

Best cocktails in Midtown West!

Where exactly are the best cocktails in Midtown West?  We’ve narrowed it down to the Top 8 in the Hell’s Kitchen, Garment District, Fashion Districts and Times Square areas. 

Best Bourbon Cocktail: “Ginger Rogers” at Dutch Fred’s $14 made with: Elijah Craig Bourbon, Ginger, Velvet Falernum lime, Grains of Paradise. 307 West 47th Street off of 8th Ave heading towards 9th Ave.

Best Gin Cocktail: “Starving Artist” at Reunion Surf Bar $12 made with: Dorothy Parker Gin, Lemon Juice, Bitters, Maraschino Liqueur, Agave. 357 West 44th Street off of 9th Ave heading towards 8th Ave.

Best Rum Cocktail: “Galant Fox” at Rum House $15 made with: Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon, Ramazotti Amaro, Punt E Mes, Ancho Reyes. 228 West 47th Street between 7th & 8th Aves, in the Hotel Edison.

Best Tequila Cocktail: “El Padrino” at Añejo $16 made with: El Jimador Añejo, Woodford Reserve, Orange, House Grenadine, egg white. 688 10th Ave @ 47th Street.

Best Vodka Cocktail: “Hemingway In Stockholm” at Sky Room $16 made with Absolut Lime, Maraschino Liqueur, Simple Syrup, Sour Mix, Pink Grapefruit Juice. 330 West 40th Street between 8th & 9th Aves.

Best Cocktail for Two: “The Tombs” at Tanner Smith’s $20 made with: Gobernador Pisco, Smith & Cross Jamaican Rum, Goslings Overproof Rum, Batavia Arrack, pineapple, lemon, clove, coriander, cinnamon, sencha green tea, & milk. 204 West 55th Street between 7th Ave & 8th Ave closer to 7th Ave.

Best Mojito: Sky Room again, for the Bayajito and a $7 Mojito Special every Thursday from 5pm-10pm, it’s only right we took two spots in the Top 8 Cocktails in Midtown West. 330 West 40th Street between 8th & 9th Aves.

Moral of the story? Find everything you need with Sky Room NYC. We’ve got you covered for everything Midtown West in NYC. Come back and check the blog next time for some more valuable information about our neighbors and the surrounding areas. 

Sky Room NYC’s Top 8 Things To Do In The Garment District

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Things to do in Midtown West, NYC

Fashion District NYC aka Garment District


Best Chinese: Ginger’s. A Fashion & Garment industry insiders haven, they flood here to have their meetings, all the time. #1 because it’s cheap, #2 because it’s pretty good food and #3 because of their infamously low prices for drinks. All drinks are $4.50 from 4pm-8pm every day. 7th Ave, aka Fashion Ave, between 37th & 38th Streets.

Best Rooftop Bar & Lounge: Most Noteworthy? Us of course! Tucked at the border of the Garment District, Times Square and Hell’s Kitchen is NYC’s Coolest Rooftop. A favorite of local New Yorkers free from the hustle and bustle of Times Square, grab a $7 cocktail during Happy Hour or $5 beers Thursdays and Fridays from 5pm-7pm. Want to party late-night with the real New Yorkers? Come on in Thursday-Saturday after 10pm and see how we get down! $20 cover or ask your concierge for VIP Passes. 40th Street between 8th Ave & 9th Ave.

Best Burger: Counter Burger. Step into The Counter ® and you’re greeted with a clipboard and an extensive list of mouth-watering ingredients that allow you to build your own burger ™ . Burger options: Beef, Chicken, Turkey and Veggie. Three patty sizes. Ten cheeses. Twenty-seven toppings. Seventeen unique sauces and three buns. The Counter ® burgers are as unique as each individual customer. Rarely is the same burger made twice in one day. 7 Times Square on Broadway between 41st Street & 42nd Street, closer to 41st Street.

Best Mexican: Mexicue. With their bold mash-up of Mexican food and American BBQ, Mexicue developed a wholly unique cuisine that not only tastes delicious but is healthy. Made from great quality fresh ingredients all the dishes are cooked from scratch.As with the food, Mexicue takes their cocktail game very seriously. To perfectly complement the fresh, bold food, the bar program celebrates Bourbon, Tequila and Mezcal. Crafting specialty cocktails with the finest care, Mexicue makes everything from scratch using great ingredients – fresh squeezed citrus, homemade simple syrups and, of course, the famous cinnamon & chili-infused tequila (eff Fireball!). The bar also offers a wide selection of craft beers and wines.  1440 Broadway on 40th street between Broadway and 6th Ave.

Best Sports Bar: Beer Authority. Up the block from us it is voted as one of the Top 10 Beer Gardens in NYC. 40th Street off of 8th Ave heading West towards 9th Ave.

Best tourist attractionNeedle threading a button sculpture by the Information Booth on the Northwest corner of 39th Street & 7th Ave aka Fashion Ave.

Best Movie Theater: Bryant Park. On “Summer Mondays” the lovely lawn opens at 5PM and films start rolling 30 minutes after sunset. The festival runs from June 20 through August 22 so check it while it lasts. A listing of films is available here: http://www.hbo.com/hbobryantparkfilmfestival/ 6th Ave between 40th and 42nd Streets. And finally:

Best Pizza After A Wild Evening At Sky Room2 Bros Pizza. For $2.75 New Yorkers on-the-go get 2 slices and a  can of soda! Beat that Chicago! Southwest Corner of 38th Street & 8th Ave.