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Mar 21, 2014 07:55 AM

New York Sky Line

Hi all, I need help :-) seeking a uber cool/design/gorgeous venue (pref with view of sky line) to host small drinks evening reception in Soho - any ideas? We're staying in Trump hotel so needs to be near by...thanks so much!

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  1. To see the NYC skyline, you can't actually be in Manhattan. You'd have to be in Jersey or Brooklyn. Kinda how that works.

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    1. re: thegforceny

      ...very true, but that said, I assume the OP just means "rooftop bar"

      There aren't that many in SoHo that high up - Jimmy at The James and the one at The Mondrian (I think it's called "Soaked" which, if it's an in-joke, is actually kind of hilarious) are the ones coming to mind.

      There are other trendy ground floor establishments as well, but the OP might want to start there. Also might want to let us know budget, how many people, etc...

      There's also fancy meeting rooms for rent right in the hotel they're staying at, like this one:

    2. The Staten Island Ferry is a short subway ride downtown. They serve cold beer, dirty water dogs, knishes,and chips. Best view in town and the ferry is free, just pay for your meal. Might be a blast if you are in the mood!

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      1. re: Raffles

        Good thought. Take a flask with you, and there you go... ;-)

        1. re: gavspen

          I like the flask idea but the NYPD might not!

      2. Jimmy, at the james hotel, would be my top pick- call about a res

        Le bain at the standard hotel, its crazy popular and kind of a scene.

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        1. re: Ttrockwood

          Thanks so much - really helpful and much appreciated.