Summer in the city: everyone's trying to stay cool or get out. If you can't get out, the next best place to go is up. Rooftop bars and restaurants are all over New York, offering cool breezes, spectacular views, and refuge from the sweltering crowds below.
This summer, rooftop spots are also the place to stay on top of the year's hottest trends, with everything from tacos and small-batch spirits to artisanal popcorn and pressed juices turning up at these sky-high destinations. For trend-seekers and -setters, these rooftop bars and restaurants might make staying in the city this summer the coolest plan of all.