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Ask A NYC Bartender: Your Best Martini Recipe

Read on to discover four martini recipes from a NYC bartender at Verlaine NYC.

02/26/2015

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Best Bars In New York City With A Fireplace

Here are five New York City bars with fireplaces to check out when you’re in need of a little warmth and relaxation.

02/19/2015

NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 16:  X during Mardi Gras day on February 16, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The annual Mardi Gras celebration ends at midnight, when the Catholic Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday. (Photo by Patrick Semansky/Getty Images)

Best Mardi Gras Celebrations In New York City

New York City turns into New Orleans, even if it’s just for one night every February. Mardi Gras is officially celebrated on Feb. 17, but parties continue all season long.

02/12/2015

Valentine's Day Singles Scene

Best Valentine’s Day Events For Singles In New York City

Calling all NYC singles! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and contrary to popular belief, this holiday isn’t just for couples, but for singles too. Check out these five Valentine’s Day events for singles in New York City.

02/05/2015

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Best Jazz Bands In New York City

New York City can hold claim to great theaters, amazing restaurants and notable musicians including jazz bands. Here are the current top five jazz bands in New York City.

01/29/2015

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Best Country Bars In New York City

While they are few and far between, the country bars in New York City are all worth a visit – you might even find a cowboy or two to dance with.

01/22/2015

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Best Cocktail Happy Hours In NYC

Looking to break up the hum drums of the ongoing day welcomes the warmth of festive happy hours at a variety of local New York City venues.

01/15/2015

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Best Bars To Watch Basketball In New York City

Whether you’re a NBA or NCAA basketball fan, New York City has just the right bar for you. Head on over to any of these five sports bars to watch the latest basketball game.

01/08/2015

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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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Best 2015 New Year’s Eve Parties In New York City

Need help planning your 2015 New Year’s Eve? We’ve got you covered. Check out this year’s list of the best New Year’s Eve parties.

12/30/2014

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A NoMad New Year

Sign up here for more E.S.P. recommendations of things to eat, see and do nearby. The NoMad Bar 10 W. 28th Street New York, NY 10001 (347) 472-5660 TheNoMadHotel.com Party animals, it’s your time to shine! […]

12/25/2014

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2014’s New Cocktail Bars In New York City

Read on for a sample of some of the best new cocktail bars to visit in New York City.

12/25/2014

Mission Dolores in Park Slope near Barclays Center

Best Bars Near Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

The Barclays Center has drawn attention to a deserving area of Brooklyn, filled with bars old and new. Whether you’re heading to a game or coming from a concert, grab a drink at any of these top-notch bars.

12/16/2014

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Best Up & Coming NYC Bands Of 2014

Read on for what we think are New York City’s best breakout bands of 2014.

12/11/2014

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In NYC

Whether you’re in the mood for mulled wine or some seasonal spiked eggnog, the city has you covered. Check out five of the best New York City bars for holiday cocktails.

12/04/2014

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