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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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Stay In The Real-Life Grand Budapest Hotel

The luxury hotel tucked away in the Czech town of Karlovy Vary isn’t the actual hotel where the film was shot, but the hapless romantic/lover of old ladies and poetry-reciting concierge Monsieur Gustave and his humble protégé Moustafa would’ve felt plenty at home running the place.

03/21/2014

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Community Reps Plead With De Blasio To Block High-End Union Square Bar

Community representatives pleaded with Mayor Bill de Blasio to do away with the Bloomberg era plan and said that the establishment would displace families and eliminate one of the city’s most historic free speech sites.

03/09/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Places For Dinner & A Movie

Simply put, dinner and a movie make a classic combination, like Bert and Ernie or peanut butter and chocolate. These bars, restaurants, and theaters modernize the concept, making for a fun, all-in-one adventure.

01/01/2014

Alec Sapounas (Nassau PD)

Oceanside Man Accused Of Purposely Torching Bar With People Inside

A Long Island man has been arrested for torching a bar with patrons inside, according to police.

09/27/2013

Liquor bottles at a bar (file/credit: David L Ryan-Pool/Getty Images)

Report: Greenwich Village Bar, Concert Venue ‘The Back Fence’ To Close

The Back Fence, a popular Greenwich Village bar and music venue, is reportedly closing this fall after 68 years in business.

07/06/2013

Urinal Screen

Reports: Thieves Targeting Urinal Screens In Brooklyn Bar Men’s Room

Some strange thieves reportedly have been targeting the men’s room at a bar in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – stealing items that seemingly no one would even care to touch.

06/04/2013

Community Board 3 Meeting

Neighbors Divided Over Plans For New Bar On Lower East Side

The Lower East Side has been booming for years with raucous nightlife, and some neighbors argued Monday night that one more bar is one too many.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

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NYC’s 5 Bars For Late Night Bites

Burning the midnight oil and a hole in your stomach at the same time? Night owls will want to head to these NYC hotspots dishing the best plates into the wee hours.

CBS New York–09/14/2012

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Charitable NYC Bartenders Donate Tips For ‘The Barman’s Fund’ To Support Local Causes

Founded in April by Brian Floyd, The Barman’s Fund holds monthly fundraisers collecting one night’s worth of tips from local bartenders.

11/30/2011

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Man Faces Attempted Murder Charges After Shooting Outside Paterson Bar

Nineteen-year-old Cesar Delacruz-Almonte of Paterson also faces aggravated assault and weapons charges in connection with the early Sunday shooting.

11/27/2011

Mbarek Lafrem is escorted by officials after being charged with brutally beating a woman at the Social Bar in Midtown after she allegedly rejected his advances Friday, March 12,  2010. (AP Photo/David Karp)

Mbarek Lafrem Pleads Guilty To Beating Nurse In Bathroom Of Midtown Pub Social

The Moroccan-born Lafrem and the woman, a nurse, crossed paths at a Manhattan bar in March 2010. He lived in Norwood, Pa., but was working in Manhattan.

07/19/2011

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Judge Blocks Law For Disclosure At Crisis Pregnancy Centers

The law would have required such centers to detail whether they provided abortions or emergency contraception, and whether they had a licensed medical provider on-site. The law was to go into effect on Thursday.

07/14/2011

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Suffolk County Police Make Arrests After Bars Allegedly Serve Alcohol To Minors

Police arrested four people and shut down a Long Island bar for allegedly serving alcohol to minors. Suffolk County police said the arrests occurred at Strawberry’s in Huntington and Rancho Guanaco in Commack.

05/23/2011

A Metro-North train is seen in Stamford, CT - Aug 28, 2009 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Metro-North May Get New Cars, More Bar Cars

Officials from the Nutmeg State expect to gain approval for more than $226 million to buy 80 additional commuter rail cars for Metro-North’s New Haven Line.

WCBS 880–08/04/2010

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