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A general view as the St. John's Red Storm play against the Pittsburgh Panthers during their first-round game of the 2012 Big East Men's Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NYC’s 6 Best Bars To Watch The Big East Tournament

The bright lights of MSG are beaming with Big East pride and nostalgia this week. With Championship Week about to get started – and big changes in store for the Big East – we’re ready to watch as the teams from one of the toughest basketball conference in the country are battle it out for a title.

CBS New York–03/13/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Mardi Gras Parties & Celebrations

Cajun cuisine, strong cocktails (and of course beads) make for a Mardi Gras celebration to remember. Fat Tuesday is kicking off a seasonal celebration — party at one of these NYC bars and restaurants hosting wild, New Orleans-style events.

02/27/2014

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NYC’s Best Valentine’s Day Dates For Every Relationship

Check out these Valentine’s Day date ideas for new relationships and singles this Valentine’s Day.

02/11/2014

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The 6 Best Manhattan Bars To Watch A Knicks Game

Finally, it seems, the Knicks could be for real. Will scoring champion Carmelo Anthony lead the ‘Bockers to victory as the team battles it out with the Pacers this weekend? Watch the action at one of our favorite Knicks-centric watering holes.

CBS New York–02/03/2014

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The 5 Best Date Night Bars & Restaurants In Tribeca

This downtown neighborhood may be family-friendly, but the high-end restaurants and intimate bars are made for date nights without the little ones. Visit these TriBeCa spots for your best bets for romance in the neighborhood.

02/03/2014

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The 8 Best Happy Hour Deals In Astoria

Known for authentic restaurants and a familial vibe, Astoria is now the home to many career focused twenty-somethings, as well. With trendy eateries are popping up on what seems like every block, we picked out these bars and restaurants for the best happy hour deals.

02/03/2014

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New Jersey’s 5 Best Sports Bars For Super Bowl Viewing

Here are our picks for New Jersey’s best sports bars, ideal for NHL playoff action.

CBS New York–01/29/2014

New York football fans watch the Giants against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl at Tonic bar in Midtown Manhattan February 5, 2012. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

NYC’s 6 Best Bars To Watch The Big Game

October football is in full swing, and Sunday is filled with exciting matchups. Celebrate each touch down – or drown your sorrows after every butt fumble – at these city bars.

01/27/2014

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NYC’s 8 Best Bourbon Cocktails

Bourbon is a distinctly American spirit, born in Kentucky and responsible for bringing us classic cocktails like the Mint Julep and the Manhattan. In honor of National Bourbon Day on Friday, we’ve rounded up the city’s based cocktails made from the spirit.

CBS New York–01/24/2014

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15 Of The World’s Oldest Bars (The Beer’s Fresh, Though)

Visiting local restaurants and bars is one of the best parts about traveling. Check out any of these old bars – most of which are older than America.

01/22/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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NYC’s 8 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–01/16/2014

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NYC’s 7 Best Bars For Fine Irish Whiskey

In celebration of this weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day holiday, we thought we’d pay homage to Irish whiskey, the fastest growing liquor category in the country.

CBS New York–01/08/2014

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Drinking Underground: The World’s 6 Best Bars In Caves

When it comes to drinking, we’re all about going underground. That used to mean drinks at a speakeasy, but now it means in a cave. Check out the world’s best bars in a cave.

12/27/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Cups Of Spiked Hot Tea

Fancy a hot cuppa tea to warm your insides on this freezing cold evening? We know we could use a little more than hot chocolate to keep us warm. These are the best spots for grown-up tea parties.

CBS New York–12/23/2013

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