05/31/2012 04:26 pm ET Updated May 31, 2012

Best Rooftop Bars In New York (PHOTOS)

The temperature is rising, another school year bites the dust, and the city is clearing out on the weekend: It's starting to feel like summer. Which means it's time for rooftop drinking.

Here are some of our favorite spots -- old and new -- for soaking up some rays, sipping a blueberry smash, and taking in stellar views.

Best Rooftop Bars In New York