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Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.

Sustainable Seafood in Brooklyn: Greenpoint Fish & Lobster Co.

This recently opened raw bar and market is just steps from Brooklyn’s McCarren Park but feels closer to the coast, offering sustainable and locally sourced seafood in take-out and dine-in options.

08/07/2014

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NYC’s 6 Best Oyster Happy Hours, 2014

From East Coast varieties like Blue Points to bivalves from the West Coast, oyster selections abound in the Big Apple. For happy hour, many bars and restaurants around the city offer freshly shucked oysters for only $1 a pop or with a drink deal.

07/11/2014

Photo Credit: Xi'an Famous Foods

Best Restaurants Near Grand Central Station

Every New York City neighborhood has its food gems, and midtown near Grand Central Station is no exception. Here are the best restaurants a ten minute walk or less from Grand Central.

05/06/2014

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Global Gluttony: World Feasts Worth The Trek

What better reason to travel than trying to these amazing foods?

12/17/2013

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New York’s 4 Best Bars For Fall And Winter 2014

Try one these new bars for Fall 2013. Grab some friends and enjoy craft brews and delicious bites.

10/29/2013

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Connecticut Recalls Shellfish From Norwalk, Westport Harvesting Sites

The State of Connecticut on Monday announced a voluntary recall of oysters and clams harvested in Norwalk and Westport, after at least five people got sick.

08/05/2013

Crews harvest oysters near the Tappan Zee Bridge on Friday, July 26, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Oysters Being Moved As Dredging For New Tappan Zee Bridge Set To Begin

A three-man crew is spending the week pulling colonies of oysters into buckets and transferring them about a mile south towards Manhattan.

07/26/2013

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Effort Under Way To Restore Oysters In New York Waterways

The Oyster Research Restoration Project is working to change the fate of near-extinct oysters in New York Harbor.

06/24/2013

Long Island students are working with local biologists to help replenish the clam population in area bays. (Photo: CBS 2)

Connetquot High School Students Band Together To Help Save Long Island Seafood

Students from Connetquot High School’s “Clam Club” said they want safe and plentiful seafood. They joined their science teachers and marine biologists to seed and plant thousands of baby clams and oysters.

05/31/2013

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

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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

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NJ DEP Gives OK To Baykeeper Oyster Project In Raritan Bay

State officials said Monday that the NY/NJ Baykeeper can go ahead with plans to establish an oyster colony at a protected pier at the Earle Naval Weapons Station in Monmouth County.

09/13/2011

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Study Looks At Bringing Oysters Back To Raritan Bay

In an effort to return oysters to Raritan Bay, New York/New Jersey Baykeeper and Rutgers scientists have been mapping every inch of the coastline, looking for suitable locations for restoration of reefs.

07/30/2011

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Long Island Man Gets Jail For Oyster Offense

A Long Island man has been sentenced to five months in jail for mislabeling cartons of oysters believed to be from a river where shellfishing is banned.

12/31/2010

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