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A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Program Allows Cabbies To Drive Revelers Home In Own Cars

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers on Sunday announced a program in which taxi drivers will make sure both you and your car get home safely if you’ve had one drink too many.

12/22/2013

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N.J. Mother Accused Of Throwing Teen Party Appears In Court

A New Jersey mother who has been accused of allowing teenagers to have a party with alcohol and drugs has pleaded not guilty to disorderly conduct.

11/27/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Hot Drinks For Fall 2013

With the chilly temperatures outside, now’s the time to warm up your insides with a hot beverage.

11/13/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Pumpkin Cocktails

We’re all about pumpkin everything this autumn. From pastries to coffee, this seasonal flavor makes everything taste cozier. For pumpkin with a kick, order one of these New York City cocktails.

10/18/2013

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New York City’s 6 Best Oktoberfest Festivities

Oktoberfest begins this Saturday, September 21 with lively celebrations almost non-stop until Sunday, October 6. Visit these Big Apple restaurants, bars and special events for seasonal brews and authentic German garb and grub.

09/21/2013

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Happy Hour & Drinking Events 2013

New York is filled with bars, rooftop restaurants and happy hour menus — but we’ve scoped out some of our favorite digs for drinking this summer. Cheers to great specials and events at these New York City bars.

08/02/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best New Cocktail Bars

New York City bartenders are known for being on the cutting edge of the cocktail craft. So why are you wearing out the stools at the same old watering holes? From intimate nooks to roaring pubs, visit these bars opened in recent months for a taste of NYC’s freshest drinks and newest liquid trends.

05/22/2013

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Drink Like A Rock Star At Brooklyn’s Great GoogaMooga Festival

Jack Daniels, Cristal and recreational pharmaceuticals? Come on now, you can do better than that. Put down the warm can of PBR and learn how a real rock star drinks, heavy on the whiskey and the tequila.

05/17/2013

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Toni On! New York: The History Of Cocktail Culture

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip back in time to the era of prohibition, she sampled cocktails and learned more about the local histories of some of your favorite mixed drinks.

04/20/2013

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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.

03/01/2013

2.25.13 Beer

The N.J. Craft Beer Boom

Not since before prohibition has the Garden State seen more locally brewed beer. NJ Monthly magazine tapped into the craft beer bonanza in its latest issue. Editor Ken Schlager stopped by The Couch to fill us in on the state’s beer history and the current craft beer boom.

02/25/2013

2.22.13 Margaritas

The Couch Celebrates National Margarita Day

Master mixologist Lynette Marrero returned to The Couch to show us how us some fun takes on the classic cocktail.

02/22/2013

Super Bowl Party

Watch Out, Or Your Super Bowl Party Could Get You Sued

The countdown to the Super Bowl is on, and that means come that Sunday in February a lot of people will be throwing parties – with chips, beer, and maybe lawsuits on the menu, too.

01/22/2013

Divisional Playoffs - Seattle Seahawks v Atlanta Falcons

NYC’s 10 Best Bars To Watch The NFL Playoffs

As Baltimore, New England, San Francisco and Atlanta battle it out for a spot in the Super Bowl, we have your guide on the best spots to catch the action this weekend.

CBS New York–01/18/2013

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The 5 Best Bars For Champagne Cocktails In NYC

New Year’s celebrations call for popping bottles of champagne with the ones you love. When you’re looking to mix it up from your usual glass of Prosecco or bottle of Brut, visit these New York City bars for the best in champagne cocktails

12/28/2012

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