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Mobile Couch: Minus5 Ice Bar Comes To Midtown

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NEW YORK (WLNY/AP) – In the sweltering summer heat, New Yorkers have a new way to find a big chill.

The city’s first ice bar is now open at the New York Hilton Midtown on Sixth Avenue, where the entire bar is made of ice.

TV 10-55’s Alex Denis and the Mobile Couch went to check it out.

The $20 admission includes Eskimo-style gloves and a parka for the privilege of drinking cocktails in the freezing Minus5 Ice Bar.

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The temperature inside? A soothing 23 degrees Fahrenheit.

That translates to minus-5 degrees on the Celsius scale — hence, the name.

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