When it turns hot, head to the roof. There, high above the heat of the street, bathe in the breezes, loll in the shade, rest your weary eyes on the opulent Austin skyline.
That’s what social media whiz Jacob Stetson and I did recently. We slowly, judiciously sampled 11 downtown rooftop bars, clubs and eateries on foot one evening. We walked past another six — three of them visibly jammed and thus uninviting — then discovered that yet another intended stop, Roial, is not yet ready for reopening.
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