Bar of the week - Above 6

Life doesn't get much better than an al fresco early evening drink on a Manhattan rooftop which is why the new outdoor lounge Above 6 caught our eye.

This is the newly opened outdoor space at the 6 Columbus Hotel close to Central Park and should prove a great spot for after-work cocktails with a summery food and drinks menu operated by Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill. It marks the Thompson Hotel group's third open-air retreat in NYC joining 60 Thompson’s Above 60, and Thompson Lower East Side’s Above Allen. lounge Above 6, at the tip top of its 6 Columbus hotel.  “We believe Above 6 adds a jewel-box element to Six Columbus that provides our guests with a touch of downtown NYC while enjoying midtown views of Central Park,” says Thompson Hotels co-owner Jason Pomeranc. Open daily from 5pm-2am, Tuesday-Saturday, www.thompsonhotels.com

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