Summer weather is here, and more local spots than ever are serving grab-and-go drinks. On the menu is everything from crafted cocktails to colorful slushies to icy frosés.
In most places all you have to do is walk up to the window or front vestibule and place your order.
To get you started, here are 10 destinations in Harlem that are especially worth the walk. From south to north they are:
Central Harlem 2082 Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 112th and W 113th Sts
The to-go lineup from this Harlem cocktail pioneer includes Brazilian Rum Punch, the Pornstar Martini and lots more.
Central Harlem 303 W 116th St between Frederick Douglass Blvd and Manhattan Ave
Try the Lolo's Punch with coconut rum, the Pink Lady Lemonade slushie with vodka, tequila or rum, plus specials like mango slushies.
East Harlem 332 E 116th St between First and Second Aves
Mezcal margaritas, piña coladas and more are now being served out of this bar's new vestibule.
Morningside Heights 3155 Broadway between La Salle St and Tiemann Pl
There's a changing list of icy frosés, plus popular cocktails like the Pineapple Express in grab-and-go bottles for your next excursion to Riverside Park.
Central Harlem 2292 Frederick Douglass Blvd between W 123rd and W 124th Sts
This special spot's cocktail wizardry is now available to-go. The lineup includes 14 drinks, some stirred, some shaken.
Central Harlem 100 W 124th St and Lenox Ave
The place for frozés, nutcrackers–and non-alcoholic milkshakes of course.
Central Harlem 2374 Adam Clayton Powell Jr and 139th St
A seriously refreshing lineup: frozen white sangria, frozen red sangria, strawberry margarita, mango margarita, peach mojito, and Planter's Punch.
Hamilton Heights 3452 Broadway and 141st St
Offering up 12 craft cocktails–four are frozen–made with fresh ingredients like ginger, watermelon and pineapple.
Hamilton Heights 679 Riverside Drive (inside Riverbank State Park)
A concession stand in the park putting a fresh spin on margaritas, sangrias, and more.
Hamilton Heights 3612 Broadway and 149th St
The piña colada and margarita slushies are now available every day until 9pm.