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NYC’s 5 Best Cinco De Mayo Celebrations

Make sure to save up some energy after your Kentucky Derby party this weekend to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with specialty cocktails, Mexican meals and festive music. Make reservations for a fiesta at one of these city restaurants and bars on May 5.

05/02/2014

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Downtown Manhattan’s Best Craft Beer Bars

Head to downtown Manhattan for some of New York City’s best craft beer bars.

04/24/2014

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NYC’s Best Raw Food Restaurants

Going raw doesn’t necessarily mean compromising on quality, delicious food. Stacy Stowers, author of Eat Raw Not Cooked, plays restaurant critic this week with her top picks for New York City’s best raw bites.

04/22/2014

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E.S.P.’s Best New Bars For Spring

Get a glimpse at where you’ll be drinking this spring, brought to you by CBS Local’s Eat See Play.

04/17/2014

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The 5 Best Cocktail Bars In Williamsburg

If you’re a cocktail lover and haven’t spent time in Williamsburg, you’re missing out. This neighborhood is home to some of the city’s best and most unique cocktail bars.

CBS New York–04/10/2014

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Grab a Seat: Chalk Point Kitchen and The Handy Liquor Bar Open in SoHo

Looking for a new place to grab a good meal and an after dinner drink? Make your way over to Chalk Point Kitchen and The Handy Liquor Bar.

04/04/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Basketball In New York

As March Madness takes hold of New Yorkers, the age-old question persists: where can a die-hard college basketball fan get a drink around here? These are four of the Big Apple’s best watering holes to watch the game.

03/20/2014

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NYC’s 8 Best St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails

Guinness may be a St. Patrick’s Day tradition, but there are a slew of festive cocktails specially created to put you in the holiday spirit at these New York City bars and restaurants. Sláinte!

03/17/2014

A general view as the St. John's Red Storm play against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their first-round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NYC’s 6 Best Bars To Watch The Big East Tournament

The bright lights of MSG are beaming with Big East pride and nostalgia this week. With Championship Week about to get started – and big changes in store for the Big East – we’re ready to watch as the teams from one of the toughest basketball conference in the country are battle it out for a title.

CBS New York–03/13/2014

McSorley's Old Ale House, the legendary bar on East 7th Street claims to be the city's oldest. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC’s 7 Best Irish Pubs

Many of these joints not only have beer taps that flow like water, but also a rich history. These are some of New York City’s best Irish pubs, to help you sort out the emeralds in the rough.

CBS New York–03/05/2014

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NYC’s 4 Best Bars For Hurricanes

As “Frankenstorm” makes its way to the Tri-State, here are New York City’s best spots to indulge in the fun kind of hurricanes.

CBS New York–03/03/2014

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Irish Eyes To Smile In Hoboken Saturday

The luck of the Irish is headed for Hoboken as hundreds are expected to take part in the third annual Hoboken LepreCon bar crawl.

02/28/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Mardi Gras Parties & Celebrations

Cajun cuisine, strong cocktails (and of course beads) make for a Mardi Gras celebration to remember. Fat Tuesday is kicking off a seasonal celebration — party at one of these NYC bars and restaurants hosting wild, New Orleans-style events.

02/27/2014

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Best 2014 Oscars Viewing Parties in NYC

This year’s Academy Awards take place on Sunday, March 2. Below are our picks for the best, not-yet-sold-out viewing parties in the city this year. Have a look, then go ahead and firm up your plans. Tickets definitely won’t last.

02/26/2014

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Guide To Watching The Nets At Barclays Center

In Brooklyn Bounce, Simon & Schuster author Jake Appleman takes readers through the Brooklyn Nets’ first basketball season in their new home. Here, Jake gives us an insider’s tips on where to eat, drink and sit during a Nets game at the Barclays Center.

02/18/2014

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