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NYC’s 5 Best Bars For Rum Selections

Have you recovered from your National Tequila Day bender? Good. Because August 16 is National Rum Day.

CBS New York–08/16/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Restaurants For Sangria

This easy-drinking concoction is a staple at many Latin restaurants, but variations abound, each with signature flavors of the cuisines with which they are paired. These five restaurants offer a wide range of sangrias to suit your mood.

CBS New York–07/03/2012

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Manhattan’s 6 Best Bars For Foodies

These days, most New Yorkers are self-proclaimed “foodies.” From bloggers to anyone with an Instagram account – Manhattan is filled with people who live to eat. Here are the best haunts to hit up when you’re craving a nosh.

CBS New York–06/27/2012


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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New Jersey’s 5 Best Craft Beer Bars

Tired of the run of the mill beers on tap at your local bar? Here are northern New Jersey’s best bars and pubs with rare and new craft beers constantly rotating on tap.

CBS New York–03/29/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best ‘Beer And Shot’ Bars: Carroll Gardens

Carroll Gardens is full of great wine, cocktail, and beer establishments. In this week’s roundup of the top spots for beers & shots, we’re focusing on our favorite spots for sipping (or shooting) your favorite spirit, and savoring a pint of tasty beer.


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NYC’s 5 Best Bars For New, Fun Cocktails

Are you stuck in a cocktail rut? Instead of ordering your usual, consider heading somewhere you can taste a drink you’ve never sipped before.

CBS New York–03/03/2012


The 5 Best Bars For A First Date In NYC

First dates are tricky enough, so hopefully by choosing a comfortable setting, things will veer more towards casual than creepy. If your date disappoints, at least these NYC bars won’t.

CBS New York–03/01/2012

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The 5 Best ‘Healthy’ Cocktails in NYC

We realize that cocktails aren’t exactly healthy, but there are drinks out there made with healthy ingredients that can convince us — at least for an evening — that we’re sticking to those New Year’s resolutions we made a few short months ago…


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The 5 Best New Bars To Try In New York City

Looking for a cure from the winter doldrums? Bundle up and head out to one of these new additions to our city’s thriving bar scene. Whether you’re looking for a date spot, a shrine to wine, or a place to try a unique tipple, you’re covered.

CBS New York–02/10/2012

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3 Craft Cocktail Recipes From The New York Distilling Company

Open every day from 5 p.m. until 2 a.m., The Shanty is a spot where one can sit back, relax, enjoy a craft cocktail (or a craft beer, no less), while gazing out at the inner workings of a real life distillery.

CBS New York–01/20/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Places To Swing Dance

Whether you’re a beginner or looking for supplement from the studio, here are five spots that are sure to keep you swing dancing every night of the week.

CBS New York–01/19/2012

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The 5 Best ‘Beer & Shot’ Bars: Astoria, Queens

In this, the second installment in our best beer & shot bars of NYC, you’ll find our top picks to grab a shot and a brew in Astoria, Queens. We’ve got happy hour specials, imports, domestics, infused shots, and more. See if your favorite spot made the cut.

CBS New York–01/18/2012

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NYC’s 7 Best Halloween Cocktails

From candy corn to caramel apples, mixologists across the city are finding ways to infuse their cocktails with spooky sweetness. Enjoy these frighteningly delicious libations as you cheers to Halloween this year in NYC.


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Tri-State Police Departments Prepare For Holiday Crackdown On Drunk Swimmers, Boaters

Police throughout the Tri-State Area were warning Friday night that booze and water don’t mix.