Rooftop parties and other Long Island clubs with a view

Rooftop 32 at Kasey's in Rockville Centre has

(Credit: Barbara Alper)

For the most part, parties on Long Island take place on the ground level -- but occasionally, a bar, restaurant or club pops “up” on a higher floor -- which results in wonderful views and a unique experience. So here’s where to head if you want to ditch your cares…upstairs. --Ian J. Stark

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