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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 19:  Chef Marcus Samuelsson gives a cooking demonstration at the Grand Tasting presented by ShopRite featuring KitchenAid® culinary demonstrations presented by MasterCard during the New York City Wine & Food Festival at Pier 94 on October 19, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NYCWFF) *** Local Caption *** Marcus Samuelsson

Best Upcoming Fall Food Festivals In NYC

Here are five of our favorite culinary events that are happening before the winter season begins.

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Some Long Island oysters have been contaminated by a bacteria this summer. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Hazardous Bacteria Contaminating Long Island Oysters

Increased runoff from summer rains has meant higher bacteria levels.

09/11/2013

Oysters (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Raritan Bay Oyster Colony To Expand

The project, being run by Rutgers University and the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper group, is designed to re-establish the once-plentiful shellfish in Raritan Bay to help improve the bay’s water quality.

01/02/2013

FILE - An oyster worker checks a batch of Blue Point oysters in New York. (Photo credit" Thomas Viguier/AFP/Getty Images)

FDA: Don’t Eat Shellfish From Oyster Bay

The FDA says the New York state DEC closed the waters to harvesting on July 13 after several cases of people getting sick from eating raw or partially cooked shellfish from the area were reported.

07/24/2012

(credit: The Mermaid Inn)

NYC’s 8 Best Oyster Bars

Cool off with chilled seafood and a cold drink tonight. The city is full of restaurants that are serving some of the freshest, briniest selections in the country. These are the best oyster bars in New York City.

05/29/2012

An oyster bed is seen at the junction of the Bronx River and the East River - Bronx, NY - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Oyster Bed Growing In The Bronx

There is something in the Bronx that you might not expect to see within sight of trucks being unloaded at the Hunts Point Market.

10/28/2010