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NYC Throwbacks: Must-Try Takes On Classic, Retro Cocktails

Head up to Monarch Rooftop and sip on classic cocktails from the ‘80s and ‘90s. Toast to Jimmy Buffett with the “Wasting Away in Margaritaville;” Patron Silver Tequila, prickly pear puree, lime juice, simple syrup, pineapple juice, and Angostura bitters, or display your love for retro pop with the “Phil Collins — ” a riff on a Tom Collins mixed with Bombay Sapphire gin, muddled lemon, fortify bitter, lemon juice simple syrup, a dash of Peychaud’s bitters and topped with soda water.

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Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge’s Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest

Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge will host its annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Saturday, October 29th from 1pm to 5pm at 71 West 35th Street. Patrons of all ages (children are welcome) can enter the contest and participate in a raffle for $1 per ticket. 100% of proceeds will be donated to City Harvest.

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Fall Cocktails Shake, Stir & Flow in NYC

Monarch Rooftop Lounge is heading back to the ‘80s and ‘90s with a new selection of cocktails and bar bites. We admire the lounge’s fabulous mixologist, Genese DeBeaux, and her Phil Collins (Tom Collins)

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Ric Addison: Founder of Addison Hospitality

Richard Addison, also known as Ric Addison, company first gained distinction & recognition with the opening of his Ava Lounge atop the Dream Hotel in 2002, starting the New York City “Rooftop Lounge” trend and which remains one of New York City’s hottest Hotel Nightlife destinations to-date.

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Gotham – Monarch Rooftop Lounge

This retro rooftop resto is the ultimate spot to take in sky-high views of its Midtown surrounds all 365 days a year. Indulge in a few post-work cocktails on the swanky terrace, which becomes heated and enclosed come fall.

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