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A New Jersey attorney is making a push for Soju to be allowed in BYOB restaurants. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Bergen County, Controversy Brews Over Popular Korean Drink ‘Soju’

Palisades Park is home to one of the nation’s largest Korean populations. Inside some stores and restaurants on Broad Street many patrons can’t live without ‘soju’ a distilled liquor, traditionally made from wheat, rice, or barley.

07/29/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Honesty Bars: The Bars Where You Pay Whatever You Want

If you’ve ever stayed at a boutique hotel abroad, odds are you’ve come across a “Seriously, where on earth did the bartender go — oh wait, there is no bartender?” honesty bar.

03/26/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: CDC Wants Americans To Put The Drinks Down

Put the drinks down! That is the advice for many people after the release of a report that revealed that tens of millions of Americans have been drinking too much.

01/07/2014

World Jewish Congress president Edgar Bronfman Sr.

Businessman, Former World Jewish Congress Leader Edgar Bronfman Sr. Dies

Billionaire businessman and longtime World Jewish Congress president Edgar Bronfman Sr. died this weekend at the age of 84.

12/22/2013

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N.J. Bar Accused Of Substituting Rubbing Alcohol For Premium Liquor

Was that really a Jack and Coke you had in New Jersey? It might not have been, but authorities in the Garden State are working to do something about it.

05/23/2013

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Malloy Outlines Plan For Sunday Liquor Sales In Connecticut

“I’m certainly hoping that it will be successful. It will allow the state to recover hundreds of millions of dollars in sales that we’re currently losing; obviously having a good impact on employment,” Gov. Malloy said.

01/14/2012

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Liquor Shop Owner Allegedly Hid $1.3M To Skip NY Taxes

The owner allegedly shorted the state of more than $111,000 over the past three years at Kennedy Mall Wine and Liquor.

01/06/2012

Nassau County Liquor Store Fire (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Heavily Damages Uniondale Liquor Store

The Fire Department told CBS 2HD the blaze began as a trash fire outside the building before spreading inside.

07/05/2011

Harlem Leaders Call For Crackdown On ‘Nutcrackers’

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – On the streets of Harlem, everybody knows what “nutcracker” is — a powerful mix of hard liquors and fruit juices.

09/21/2010