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The 8 Best New York City Rooftop Bars Those visiting NYC in summer should take a cue from locals, who make an extra effort to escape the sweltering streets. To find a breezy spot for relaxing with a view, a cocktail, and a bite to eat, there's no better bet than one of these great rooftop escapes. Read full story »

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