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Ask A New York Expert: Fall Beers To Try

Autumn is here and with it, a taste for seasonal beer. This year’s fall-flavored trends include wildy-popular pumpkin varieties and ales ranging from bittersweet to fruity. We asked local beer expert Gary Monterosso to fill us in on some of his favorites.

09/25/2014

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest In New York City

With Spaten beer, Bavarian pretzels and schnitzel, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are five places to celebrate Oktoberfest in The Big Apple.

09/18/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Football In New York City

Read on to discover some of the best bars to watch college football in New York.

09/11/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Basketball In New York

As March Madness takes hold of New Yorkers, the age-old question persists: where can a die-hard college basketball fan get a drink around here? These are four of the Big Apple’s best watering holes to watch the game.

03/20/2014

Nightlife & Music Summer Time Bars

7 Best Summertime Bars In New York

From sidewalk seating and rooftop bars to backyard “gardens,” you’re only a block or two away from al fresco imbibing throughout most of the city. What you seek in a summertime bar is an outdoor space with quality beverages, chill attitude and with any luck, a killer view.

07/17/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Anti-Football Bars

These bars will introduce you to New York nightlife beyond what team is playing on the big screen.

09/06/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars With A ‘College Night’

Being a broke college kid in one of the country’s most expensive cities can put a real damper on your social life. Never fear––these NYC bars cater to college kids’ light pockets with great drink and food specials. You may have a life outside of school yet.

09/04/2012

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Brooklyn’s 4 Best Pool Halls

From dive to divine, here’s what Brooklyn offers up to sharks and socialistas alike.

08/09/2012

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The 6 Best Bars With Drinking Games In New York

If your evening plans involve suds, shots and a ping pong table, skip Dave & Busters and seek out these dens of frivolity.

08/02/2012

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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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The 5 Best Secret Bars In Brooklyn

Most New York City aficionados pride themselves on knowing the best hangouts, eateries and watering holes. More often than not, however, those “in-the-know” spots tend to be places everyone knows about.

07/12/2012

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The 6 Best Nightlife Spots For The Under-21 Crowd In New York

Here you’ll find six totally legit ways to dance, party and mingle, even if you’re under 21, in the City of Angry Bouncers.

07/05/2012

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6 Best Piano Bars In New York

We scoured these popular haunts and hidden gems for the best pianists in NYC.

06/21/2012

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5 Unique Nights Out In New York

For those who are looking for a little extra, the city that never sleeps holds unending promise. From the skies above the city to it’s hidden corners, you just need to know where to look.

05/31/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Hipster Bars

Put on your foam-mesh trucker’s cap and dust off the monogrammed slim-fitting t-shirt, it’s time get in touch with your inner-hipster. If you’re looking for indie music, oddly named drinks, and a consistently artsy crowd, these are the bars for you.

05/24/2012

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