The Addison Hospitality Group’s Ric Addison on the Monarch Rooftop & Indoor Lounge, cocktails in New York & more

Addison Hospitality Group owner Ric Addison began a career in hospitality well over two decades ago. Originally from Ireland, Ric got his start in New York hospitality working alongside nightlife legends like Ian Schrager and Rande Gerber. The first notable establishment of his own was the AVA Lounge at the Dream Hotel, which he opened in 2002; New York Magazine would go on to name it “Best After Work Drink” spot in a Best Of New York issue.

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NYC Turns Up The Heat: The 8 Best Rooftop Parties In The City

Hundreds of feet above W 35th Street in Midtown Manhattan, Monarch Rooftop raises the bar up high by offering great music, delicious food, table service that won’t blow your paycheck, and the friendliest door for miles. You’ll enjoy stunning views of the Empire State and Midtown Manhattan. This is the perfect way to spend…

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Family Fun with Easter Eggs — Help Pets!

Monarch Rooftop and Lounge continues their Easter Egg Decorating Contest & Hunt. This Sunday, April 9th from 1pm to 4pm. Monarch is located near Macy’s with breathtaking views of The Empire State Building. Families and patrons of all ages can enjoy several springtime cocktails, mocktails, games, and raffle prizes. The event is free.

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2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt & Decorating Contest

Egg hunt and decorating, cocktails, mocktails, games, and raffle prizes. All proceeds will be donated to the North Shore Animal League, the world’s largest no-kill rescue and adoption organization with hundreds of dogs and puppies available for adoption.

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