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Paterson Considers Requiring Security Cameras AT Bars, Liquor Stores

A northern New Jersey city may require bars and liquor stores to install security cameras and operate them continuously as a way to curb crime.


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NYC’s 5 Best New Cocktails This Spring

The days are getting longer, buds are blossoming and slowly, but surely, the mercury is rising. Help speed along your recovery from a long winter with these refreshing spring cocktails featured at an NYC bar near you.


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The 10 Best College Basketball Bars In NYC

We know your bracket is already busted (ours is, too). Find your own one shining moment at one of these venues.

CBS New York–04/05/2013

St. Patrick's Day

7 Fun Ways To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In NYC

Celebrate the day that turns everybody Irish by taking a cooking course, enjoying a historical walking tour, dining on Irish grub, rocking out to live music – or all of the above. These are our favorite ways to celebrate St. Patty’s Day in the city.


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NYC’s 5 Best Grown-Up Alternatives To Hot Cocoa

Old Man Winter has made yet another appearance in our area. Let’s strap on our snow boots, button up our pea coats, and head out for one of these cocktails – comforting, adult alternatives to hot cocoa.


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The 5 Best Tequila Bars In NYC

Enjoy tequila on the rocks, in a margarita or straight up at these NYC bars, specializing in this dangerously strong booze.


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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Pizza And Drinks

Pizza is serious business in NYC. Whether you worship the crust, the sauce, or the toppings, one thing’s for sure–you’ll want a refreshing quaff to wash it all down.

CBS New York–02/22/2013

St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

State Lawmaker Seeks To Ban Pub Crawls

While pub crawls might be great fun some, many neighbors find them to be enough of a nuisance that a New York State assemblyman has introduced legislation to ban them.


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5 Best Bars & Restaurants To Spot Celebrities During Fashion Week

As celebrities and fashion moguls descend upon New York for Fashion Week, you don’t have to have a ticket to the hottest runway show to rub elbows with the famous folk.

CBS New York–02/11/2013


NYC’s Top 5 Historic Bars

In honor of Presidents Day, try a drinking experience that harkens back to the days of yore? Head to these historical NYC bars, where you might just find the ghosts of Old New York on the bar stool next to you.

CBS New York–02/11/2013

Members of the Chinese American community, tourists and other New Yorkers celebrate the the first day of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Snake Chinatown (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Chinese New Year Cocktail Spots

What better way to celebrate than with a cocktail? Here are our five favorite venues for China-inspired traditional food — and not-so-traditional cocktails.

CBS New York–02/10/2013

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NYC’s Top 5 New Orleans-Inspired Cocktails

There’s no better excuse for a fruity cocktail on a Tuesday — it’s Mardi Gras. You may not be in the Big Easy for Fat Tuesday, but you can bring Bourbon Street to the Big Apple with these celebratory concoctions. Get your NOLA fix without leaving New York City –t hese are our picks for the city’s best New Orleans-inspired cocktails.

CBS New York–01/30/2013

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5 Places To Find The Tropics In NYC

Just because New York hasn’t seen much snow this year doesn’t mean we’re not deep in the middle of winter. Now, more than ever, we need the tropics. Here’s where to find the heat without leaving the city.


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NYC’s 6 Best Bars & Restaurants With Fireplaces

Some scholars theorize that humanity as we know it began with the invention of fire. Contemplate these and other deep thoughts as you stare into the ember flames at the following establishments. You can keep warm too.



NYC’s Top 3 ‘Hair Of The Dog’ Cocktails

Happy Hangover! If your vitamins and minerals are a tad on the depleted side after a New Year’s celebration, these cocktails may cure what ails you.

CBS New York–01/01/2013