Corey Whelan

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Best Beer Gardens In New York City

Outdoor beer gardens, once a standard New York staple, are now few and far between. At least the good ones are anyway. If you’re craving a cold one after work or looking for an all-day weekend hangout, make your way to these sprawling outdoor beer gardens.

05/21/2015

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Best Upcoming Museum Exhibits In New York City

Put on your walking shoes and consider taking in the new exhibits at these great five museum exhibits in New York City

05/11/2015

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Best Monday Night Specials In NYC

Monday night specials can be the stuff of legend, nabbing you an otherwise unaffordable meal, or front row seats at a sold out show. It can also mean a defrosted and tired chicken wing. Don’t know where to go and what to avoid? Read on.

04/02/2015

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What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.

04/01/2015

Revelers watch the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Ave in Manhattan on March 17, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Best Irish Bars In New York City

Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. May your glass always be full and may you fill it at these five distinctly Irish bars in New York City.

03/05/2015

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Best Ways To Celebrate Women’s History Month In New York City

Women’s History Month is celebrated in several countries throughout the world. Events taking place in New York honor this year’s theme, “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” Here are some go-to events and locales that are not to be missed.

03/02/2015

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Best Paint And Sip In New York City

Creative and relaxing, the paint-and-sip phenomenon has swept New York City, and for good reason. Bring your adventurous spirit, love of fun and creative desire to these five studios.

02/23/2015

Valentine's Day Gifts

Best Places To Buy Valentine’s Day Gifts For Him In NYC

If you’re not sure where to nab the perfect gift for your one-of-a-kind honey, start with these five go-to stores.

02/03/2015

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Best Art Walks In New York City

Ranging from classic to quirky, art walks can also be social, stirring and invigorating. Whether you’re a tourist or a native, here are three to try.

01/26/2015

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Best Places For A Manicure In NYC

If you want your hands to do the talking, either at an important board meeting, a romantic date or simply around the house, make your way to one of these New York City salons.

01/13/2015

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5 Best Places For Winter Coats In NYC

You need a coat. You need one badly. The temperature is dropping and fashion is calling you to these five shops.

12/30/2014

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Best Museum Gift Shops In New York City

Whether your tastes run to wearable art, fascinating artifacts or interesting reads, you can find it in a museum shop. These are some of the best our city has to offer.

12/29/2014

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5 Ways To Add Peppermint To Your Holidays

Peppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.

12/08/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/27/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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