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Ask A NYC Expert: Hot Winter Drinks

With the dreaded winter vortex hastily descending upon New York City, many have sought out warmth and comfort in the form of a steaming cup of joe, soothing tea,or nostalgic hot chocolate. Here are two ways to spice or sweeten up those good ol’ classics.

01/01/2015

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Ask An Expert: 2014’s Trends With Staying Power

Denise Elias, a boutique owner in White Plains, New York, talks about five fashion trends that are adaptable and long-lasting.

12/23/2014

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Best Upcoming Theater Productions In New York City

There are a few plays set to make their Broadway debuts during the upcoming winter and spring seasons. Some are a perfect destination spot for families, others might make a better gift for that young couple you know, but all are worth exploring.

12/22/2014

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Best Places For Sangria In New York City

Here you’ll find an eclectic sampling of restaurants and bars slinging fairly priced pitchers of sangria in Manhattan, the outer boroughs and even a little gem that’s just a 35-minute train ride north of Grand Central.

10/16/2014

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Best Art Exhibits For Kids In New York City

For all of you parents out there looking to both educate and thoroughly entertain your tech-deluged children, check out some of these thought-provoking New York-based exhibits.

09/09/2014

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2014 New York Fall Theater Preview

Looking for a night out on Broadway? These are five of the most promising stage productions going into previews this fall.

09/01/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Upcoming Summer Concerts

These are some of the most energetic, unique, and best bands touring through the NYC area this summer.

07/26/2012

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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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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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5 Best Blues Bars In New York

If you’re looking for an exciting night out that might open your eyes to one of the most diverse and robust blues circuits in the country, check out these clubs before relying on the ol’ Saturday night standard.

04/26/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Bars & Parties For July 4th

Don’t fight for your perch among the masses clawing for that ideal viewing spot . Instead, reserve one that guarantees a panoramic view and some of the best food and cocktails in the land.

06/28/2011