Manhattan Dancesport Championship 2012

#26
BTW does anyone know anything about Whytes hotel in Brooklyn
Chris, Whytes is brand new. Perhaps you are already familiar with the geography but in case you are not, it would be a taxi ride from Whytes in Williamsburg to the comp (no direct subway line between the two neighborhoods and too far to walk).
 
#29
Do they have a cool bar or restaurant that would be good for taking a group of studnets.

Thank you so much for he info.

Chris
I have not been there yet myself, but I understand there is both a restaurant and a rooftop bar. I believe I read a good review in gothamist dot com. The owner runs another restaurant in the area, Marlow & Sons. You may want to ask the hotel to send a menu to you so you can check the price range of the entrees. (I would expect bar cocktails to be about $10-12.) There are a lot of restaurants in Williamsburg (for better or worse, known as Brooklyn's hipster central). On line, chowhound and grub street are generally good sources for opinions and reviews. Also NY mag dot com. Have fun.
 

chrisjohnston

Well-Known Member
#30
This is great New in NY.The hotel web-site is really bad but the rooftop bar sounds right up my alley.Once again thanks

see you on Friday then Danceronice.


Cheers

Chris
 

chrisjohnston

Well-Known Member
#34
Believe it or not I actually do not like bars in general .I think it is because I am usually running a party when I am in one .What I like is somewhere that reminds me of my home.So at home I have a roof deck that looks across Boston harbour at downtown Boston.That is why a roof top bar in Williamsburg would appear to be right up my alley.
So on that note does anybody have any more suggestions of places that are outside and have an interesting view.

Cheers Chris
 
#35
Believe it or not I actually do not like bars in general .I think it is because I am usually running a party when I am in one .What I like is somewhere that reminds me of my home.So at home I have a roof deck that looks across Boston harbour at downtown Boston.That is why a roof top bar in Williamsburg would appear to be right up my alley.
So on that note does anybody have any more suggestions of places that are outside and have an interesting view.

Cheers Chris
If you are planning to spend time in Manhattan, there are loads of fun and trendy rooftop bars. Go to nymag dot com and you can search specifically by rooftop & bar (or restaurant). In Brooklyn, there are a few places with small outdoor dining areas and even fewer rooftop areas. I can think of Alma, a Mexican restaurant by the waterfront which has a rooftop bar and Berry Park in Williamsubrg which is a casual restaurant/bar with emphasis on the beer and sports TV, which also has a rooftop bar. FYI if you will be here for the first day of the comp on the 4th, the fireworks will be over the Hudson River on the west side of Manhattan, not the East River, so they will not be visible from Brooklyn, although there will be smaller fireworks in various areas of Brooklyn and NJ that you may be able to see depending on where you are.
 
#40
Believe it or not I actually do not like bars in general .I think it is because I am usually running a party when I am in one .What I like is somewhere that reminds me of my home.So at home I have a roof deck that looks across Boston harbour at downtown Boston.That is why a roof top bar in Williamsburg would appear to be right up my alley.
So on that note does anybody have any more suggestions of places that are outside and have an interesting view.

Cheers Chris
Not too crazy far from the Brooklyn Marriott is the Sheraton & Aloft Brooklyn. They have a rooftop bar called the Brooklyn Terrace that has some great views of downtown Manhattan. I haven't personally been, but I've heard it's nice.
 

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