Officers said the couple reportedly stayed up late often relaxing on their patio.
I oblige and we begin chain-smoking on the patio of the Trump International Hotel in Midtown Manhattan.
A more conventional way of burning yourself over the summer involves that patio favorite, the outdoor grill.
1818, "inner court open to the sky," from Spanish patio probably from Old Provençal patu, pati "untilled land, communal pasture," from Latin pactum "agreement" (see pact). Another theory traces the Spanish word to Latin patere "to lie open." Meaning "paved and enclosed terrace beside a building" first recorded 1941. Patio furniture is attested from 1969.