NEW YORK, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nightlife impresarios Ric Addison and Stephen Daly have leased 5,000 square feet on the 18th floor of 960 Sixth Avenue in New York City to open Monarch rooftop lounge in June 2013.
Addison & Daly's respective backgrounds span 15 years of Manhattan nightlife with such recognizable and memorable venues such as Ava Rooftop Lounge at Dream Hotel, Tonic Times Square, Inc Lounge at Time Hotel, and The Bar at Dream Hotel.
The nightlife duo will introduce Monarch rooftop lounge along with a cocktail and light fare menu fit for the sizzling summer months in New York City. Boasting an impressively expansive interior and exterior space, Monarch can comfortably accommodate more than 300 guests. Developed by leading mixologists, Liquid Lab NYC, cocktails will include:
- Kronan Swedish Punsch
- Apricot Jam
- Fresh Lemon Juice
- Luxardo Maraschino
- Peychards Bitters
- Brooklyn Gin
- Honey Syrup
- Fresh Lemon
- Chai Infused Italian Vermouth
- Lavender Bitters
- Absinthe Rinse
The Empire Smoke
- House Infused Cinnamon Bourbon
- Green Chartreuse
- Vanilla Extract
- Black Strap Bitters
- Smoked Chicory
- Garnished With Black Cherry and Cinnamon Stick
The dessert menu will consist of hand crafted delectables by Bindi chocolates, and coffee.
The Scandinavian-chic decor, designed by Natalia Todorova of Gwathmey, Seigal, Kaufman Architects, features an indoor lounge that radiates glamor and allures with seductive appeal, seamlessly connecting to the exterior oasis with sliding floor to ceiling glass doors. Vintage bricks, white painted hand washed wood panels on the walls, teak and grey custom Terrazzo tiles, and raw iron columns evoke a feeling of a Scandinavian summer home with accents of Manhattan elegance. Black pendants designed by Tom Dixon cast gold shadows on the natural tree form bar counter top and glass lighting fixtures project down to reflect on the modern wood walls. The modern, yet unimposing deep seated upholstered sofas invite guests to relax and bask in the views of Midtown Manhattan, with floor to ceiling silk curtains that frame the picturesque view of the iconic Empire State Building.
"We are proud to announce the opening of Monarch rooftop lounge," says Ric Addison & Stephen Daly, co-owners of Monarch. "Monarch will provide guests with first rate service and remain on the pulse of New York's top nightlife trends. Our primary goal is to provide superb Hospitality in New York's most stunning atmospheres."
For more information on Monarch rooftop lounge, visit http://addisongroupnyc.com/
About Ric Addison
Ric Addison is President of Addison Hospitality Group which owns and operates New York's leading nightlife destinations, including AVA Rooftop Lounge at Dream Hotel, The Bar at Dream Hotel and Inc Lounge at Time Hotel. Praised for the sought after venues the Addison Hospitality Group's properties have received accolades from top tier news outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, and New York Magazine.
About Stephen Daly
Stephen Daly is President of The Daly Group, which owns and operates multiple nightlife destinations spanning New York City, the most notable including Tonic Times Square. The success of The Daly Group has been achieved through hard work and ambition, particularly through the establishment of popular neighborhood eatery, Harlem Tavern, located in the heart of Washington Heights, which has helped to revitalize community and breathe life into the thriving nightlife scene.
SOURCE Addison Hospitality Group