Drinks

A customer fills a 21 ounce cup with soda at a McDonalds in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Considering NYC Supersized Sugary Drink Ban

The court heard arguments from both sides Tuesday in regards to a March ruling that halted the city’s plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks.

06/11/2013

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Long Island City’s 5 Best Happy Hour Bars

While Long Island City’s proper name is currently being debated by some, there’s no arguing that the bustling area of Queens is on the rise.

06/03/2013

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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.

04/18/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best DIY Brunch Cocktail Bars

Mimosas, Bloody Marys or Bellinis — no matter your morning cocktail of choice, these Manhattan bars and restaurants are offering a new way to enjoy imbibing at brunch. The ‘do-it-yourself’ trend has taken flight in the city, letting you and your crew be your own bartenders.

03/23/2013

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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.

03/08/2013

2.14.13 Sexy Sips

5 Sexy Valentine’s Day Cocktails

A great way to cap a romantic dinner is to make your honey an awesome drink. Master mixologist Niccole Trzaska visited The Couch to show us a variety of cocktails — including everything from coffee to cognac.

02/14/2013

2.7.13 Ana's Special Mix

Miami ‘Real Housewife’ Ana Quincoces Shares Cocktail Recipe

NEW YORK (WLNY) — She’s the straight shooting Cuban-dynamo on the hit reality show The Real Housewives of Miami. But Ana Quincoces is also a celebrity chef who knows a thing or two about good […]

02/07/2013

1.31.13 Super Bowl Drinks

How To Make Super Bowl-Themed Drinks This Sunday

It’s time to put the finishing touches on your Super Bowl party planning — and we all know it’s not a shindig without some drinks.

01/31/2013

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2012’s 5 Best Iconic NYC Drinks

We sipped some fabulous beverages in 2012 (alcoholic and non-alcoholic alike). Some of these drinks listed were invented in New York City, while others were just popularized here. All, however, are worth a try, especially at an equally iconic bar, restaurant, or, yes, soda fountain.

12/31/2012

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NYC’s Top 5 Liquor Stores For Holiday Gifts

Need to check some names off your shopping list? Use this handy guide to NYC’s top liquor stores to find the perfect wine, spirits and beer for the imbibers on your list, and spread the holiday cheer.

CBS New York–12/10/2012

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Bloomberg: NYC Big Drink Ban ‘Will Help Save Lives’

The new regulation puts a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts and apply to both bottled and fountain drinks.

09/13/2012

Twenty ounce bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan deli on May 31, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: Bloomberg Says No Changes To Super-Size Drink Ban Proposal

The mayor’s plan to put a 16-ounce limit on sugary drinks sold at city restaurants, movie theaters, sports venues and street carts has sparked debates not just in New York City, but around the country.

08/29/2012

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The 5 Best Summer Cocktails To Try In NYC

With Labor Day fast approaching, there’s only a little time left to enjoy the best parts of summer in the city. Start with a drink! These cocktails are our five seasonal favorites in the Big Apple.

08/27/2012

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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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The 5 Best Live Band Karaoke Bars In New York

Ditch the old school karaoke scene and partake in the live-band karaoke experience, where you become the frontman of a real rock band before a crowd of adoring fans.

07/19/2012

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