Nightlife

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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NYC’s 7 Best Rainy Day Bars & Drinking Spots

Don’t let wet weather put a dent in your happy hour plans. From grown-up bowling alleys to movie theater bars, we have the skinny on where to hang when it rains.

CBS New York–12/09/2014

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The 5 Best Karaoke Spots In NYC

Whether you like to rock out to pop or Motown, there’s nothing more fun than belting out your favorite songs on the microphone – even if you don’t have the best voice.

11/28/2014

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New York City’s Best Wine Happy Hours

Most New York happy hours will land you in a dive bar with discounted prices on already cheap beer. This week, elevate your happy hour at these NYC wine bars.

11/21/2014

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New York City’s Best Nachos

A plate of cheesy, carb-y nachos is the ideal dish for sharing, whether you’re settling in for Thursday Night Football or catching up with friends. So get a group together and head to one of New York City’s best spots for nachos.

10/28/2014

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NYC’s 4 Best Bars For Business Drinks

If you are looking for a casual place to break the ice for a business meeting or networking session, you’ll want to pick a bar that isn’t too dark, noisy, or crowded. Here are some New York City watering holes that fit the bill for schmoozing.

CBS New York–10/24/2014

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Lovecraft: A Tale Worth Telling

Childhood horror stories: the scary stories you told at sleepovers after sneaking out of the house, eating junk food, and playing practical jokes. Now as an adult (sort of), horror stories are what you tell your friends on Saturday morning after shamefully sneaking out of girl’s apartments, drinking too much alcohol, and making one too many bad decisions.

10/09/2014

Blind Date

NYC’s 4 Best Bars For A Blind Date

Mama told you not to talk to strangers, but in this era of online dating, more and more people are willing to risk some awkwardness for a chance at a love connection. Here are some of the best spots in NYC to weed the frogs from the princes (and princesses).

CBS New York–09/26/2014

Fans of the New York Jets react in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

7 Best Bars To Watch NFL Football In NYC

Not everyone can make every game, so if you find yourself in need of a massive TV and lively atmosphere to pump you up, head to one of these New York City sports bars to catch all the action.

CBS New York–09/03/2014

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Brooklyn’s Best Rooftop Bars

What better way to escape the bustle of New York City than to rise above it? These Brooklyn rooftop bars offer cold drinks, stellar NYC views and a welcome breath of fresh air.

08/05/2014

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New York City’s 6 Best Mojitos

Cuba’s popular cocktail, the Mojito, is a delicious way to beat the heat with refreshing flavors of lime and mint. These New York City bars are offering the best of both traditional and creative mojitos for a taste of a Havana vacation in a glass.

07/05/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Trivia

Trivia nights in NYC offer prizes and a chance to stretch your brain, drink in hand. Challenge yourself to these New York bars’ weekly quiz-offs.

06/23/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars For A Martini

Whether you like them shaken or stirred, martinis have stood the test of time as a classic cocktail. Check out these New York City martini bars for the best versions of the cocktail in the big apple.

06/19/2014

The New York Rangers pose with Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly and the Prince of Wales Trophy after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six to win the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014 in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1 to 0.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

7 Best Bars To Watch The Rangers In The Stanley Cup Finals

Whether you’re rooting for the Rangers or the Kings — or if you’re just looking for a good sports bar atmosphere, we have your picks for the best bars to catch the NHL action.

CBS New York–06/07/2014

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NYC’s Best Bars With Board Games

Connect Four, Apples To Apples and Sorry! aren’t just for kids. Check out NYC’s best bars with board games the next time you’re feeling competitive.

05/19/2014

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