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Upscale rooftop lounge The Lookup to open in Manhattan this spring

The founders of Black Tap Craft Burgers & Beer, which shot to fame thanks to its Instagram-worthy milkshakes, is launching a new concept rooftop lounge in this May. The Lookup — from Chris Barish, Julie Mulligan and Aristotle Hatzigeorgiou — will open in the 13-story Kixby Hotel at 45 W. 35th St. from Richard Born and Ira Drukier’s BD Hotels. The 2,200-square-foot space will seat 125 people, with about 65 seats outside. The upscale bar bites, pressed sandwiches and a rosé shrimp cocktail platter complement cocktails curated by mixologist Pamela Wiznitzer, formerly of the Seamstress and the Dead Rabbit. Among the May opening choices are rosé sangria made with seasonal fruit; a whiskey cocktail with red wine and blackberry-infu ...