Resorts World Casino New York City

The casino is the first of its kind in the city and features 5,000-plus slot machines and electronic table games, plus a full-service restaurant (RW Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar), a food court and complimentary nightly entertainment. Adjacent to Aqueduct Raceway.

Hours: Daily 10 am-6 am


Specialty martinis and drinks are enjoyed in three separate spaces. Sun-Thurs 5:30 p.m.-midnight, Fri & Sat 5:30 p.m.-3 a.m.


The chic crowd tips back refreshing signature cocktails such as the Tiger Lily in this ethereal spot. Mon-Fri 5 p.m.-4 a.m., Sat & Sun 6 p.m.-4 a.m.

Rockwood Music Hall

Local musicians shine at this no-frills club with three stages featuring several sets nightly.

Stage 1: M-F from 6 pm, Sa & Su from 3 pm

Stage 2: Nightly from 7 pm

Stage 3: Nightly from 6:30 pm

Roof at Park South

This relaxed rooftop hotel bar offers up casual summer bites, like mushroom pizza, green gazpacho and popsicles, along with upscale cocktails and views of the Manhattan skyline.

Rose Gold Cocktail Lounge

This subterranean cocktail lounge and dance hall, outfitted in rose-toned neon lighting and open from early evening to late night, transitions from a cocktail den to an experimental performance house and dance club as the evening carries on. 

Rudy's Bar & Grill

This Hell's Kitchen staple has been serving NYC since the end of prohibition, and indulges guests in a free grilled hot dog per drink order. 

Russian Vodka Room

This vodka bar features home-brewed infused vodkas (horseradish, coriander, raspberry and more), as well as an impressive selection of 50 or so international brands. Mon-Thurs 4 p.m.-2 a.m., Fri-Sun 4 p.m.-4 a.m.


When dancers aren’t grooving to live samba, reggae, hip-hop and Brazilian beats, they can enjoy a Latin fusion menu with items such as bistek Ipanema, feijoada and grilled ginger lime snapper in a banana leaf, plus a host of tropical cocktails.

Saint Vitus

Bands—ranging from aspiring and local to reputable and famous—come from far and wide to put on metal and punk shows at this popular Greenpoint metal bar and concert venue. An affordable, eclectic tap list gilds the Lily to come back on performance-less nights. M-F 6 pm-4 am, Su 6 pm-midnight. $ No phone.


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