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Seen At 11: New Herbal Remedy Claims To Cure Alcoholism In 8 Weeks

Many people who suffer from alcoholism struggle for years to get sober. Now, the makers of an herbal product say that they can cut cravings, while still letting alcoholics have the occasional drink.

05/16/2012

Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio At Vanity Nightclub's New Year's Eve Weekend At The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Gotham Gossipist: Pauly D To Launch Line Of Vodka-Based Beverages

The ready-to-drink pre-packaged cocktail, REMIX, is geared toward the “pre-game” market. If you want to get drunk before you go out to get drunk, Pauly D has got your back.

05/14/2012

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Sunday Liquor Sales One Step From Reality In Connecticut

Connecticut is one step closer to becoming the 49th state to allow retail alcohol sales on Sundays and some holidays, following the state Senate’s passage of a bill that would overhaul some of the state’s liquor laws.

05/02/2012

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Dangerous Trend: Teens Drinking Hand Sanitizer, Equivalent To 120 Proof Liquor

It appears that young people have found a way to extract and drink the alcohol in hand sanitizers, giving parents something else to worry about.

04/24/2012

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The 5 Best Wine Bars On The Lower East Side

The once-gritty Lower East Side is known for its rock clubs, dive bars and hipsters, but there’s a sophisticated side to the ‘hood as well.

CBS New York–04/02/2012

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Poll Is Mixed For Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy

The latest reading on Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy’s job approval rating comes from the Quinnipiac University poll, where 44 percent of voters approve and 45 percent disapprove.

03/21/2012

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Connecticut Legislative Committee Approves Sunday Alcohol Sales

A bill that would allow Connecticut package stores to sell alcohol on Sundays has passed its first legislative hurdle.

03/20/2012

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Hearing Today On Malloy’s Push To Repeal CT Blue Laws

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy and others say every year hundreds of millions of dollars crosses the border to liquor stores out of state.

02/28/2012

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Small Package Store Owners Oppose Malloy On Blue Law Repeal

Gov. Dan Malloy wants to repeal Connecticut’s blue laws and allow the sale of alcohol on Sunday, but some package store owners are not happy about it.

02/24/2012

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Councilman Vacca: Too Few State Liquor Agents For NYC

Councilman James Vacca says it’s like spit in the ocean, the number of state liquor authority agents assigned to all of New York City.

02/22/2012

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Gov. Malloy Pushes Repeal Of Connecticut Blue Laws

It is currently illegal to sell alcohol in Connecticut on Sundays. Malloy says they’re losing $600 million.

02/14/2012

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Nina In New York: It’s Not Exactly Prohibition, People.

With the public smoking bans recently put into effect and talk of extending them further, I understand people’s sensitivity to the mayor’s office using its power to officially judge our vices. I don’t like it any more than the next person.

01/13/2012

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Health Department Group Seeking Proposals To Limit Alcohol Sales In NYC

He doesn’t like the salt on the margarita glass and has fought against the fat in the Kahlua and cream. But was Mayor Michael Bloomberg really thinking of trying to shut the tap on the bar business as the New York Post reported?

01/11/2012

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Drinking Alleged After Clarkstown North High School’s Homecoming

Clarkstown Police are looking into claims that students riding a bus to New York City for a cruise on homecoming night became violently ill because of drinking.

10/18/2011

Taylor Cavalieri (photo via Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

L.I. Couple Arrested Under Social Host Law Months After Teen’s Death

Police said the teen stumbled away from the Dix Hills house party with alcohol in her system and was struck and killed as she tried to walk across the nearby parkway.

09/22/2011

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