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DIY July 4th Crafts For Your Backyard Party

Craft projects can be enjoyed by guests of all ages at your Independence Day cookout.

06/16/2014

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NYC’s 7 Best Restaurants For Bridal And Baby Showers

Whether you’re looking for a traditional brunch or to satisfy the bride’s sweet tooth, we’ve done the work for you to reduce some of your party planning anxiety. These restaurants and bake shops are the best for bridal and baby showers in NYC.

04/23/2014

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NYC’s 4 Best 2013 Halloween Parties

New York City has every type of Halloween celebration you could imagine, from the annual Halloween Parade, to haunted houses, themed concerts and costume parties. Here are the best Halloween parties happening across NYC in 2013.

10/28/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Halloween Parties & Events, 2013

Grab your friends for a night of tricks and treats at these New York City bars and restaurants hosting events with Halloween-themed cocktails, festive menus and live DJs.

10/24/2013

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Who Knew? Simple Solutions To Everyday Problems, Plus Party Tips

Warm beer and pesky bugs are no fun at a barbecue. But did you know there are simple, household solutions to keep the buzzkills at bay? Bruce Lubin, author of “Who Knew: 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems,” joined us on The Couch with tips for your cookouts and outdoor parties this Labor Day.

08/22/2013

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Neighbors Demand ‘Last Call’ For Parties At Upscale Park Avenue Hotel

First it was the noise, now neighbors are up in arms over what they call ‘indecent exposure’ on the roof of the Gansevoort Park Hotel, where rooms often start at $400 a night.

08/08/2013

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Cooking On The Couch: Macadamia-Encrusted Goat Cheese

The Couch brought in Gretch Connelie from the Tommy Bahama Restaurant And Bar in Midtown to show us some no-fuss, no-cook appetizers.

05/17/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Cinco De Mayo Cocktails

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo this Sunday with these New York City bars and restaurants are offering delicious ways to imbibe.

04/30/2013

Super Bowl Party Foods

Step Up Your Game: Sophisticated Super Bowl Food & Drinks

Celebrity caterer and event planner Andrea Correale visited The Couch to show us how the Super Bowl can be all about the game and the sophisticated eats.

01/28/2013

New Year's Eve

NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Eve Parties & Events

The thought of being stuck in Times Square in the freezing cold – among crazed tourists – and without a bathroom in sight is, well, scary. You know better than that.

12/26/2012

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Decorate Your Home For Halloween Without Breaking The Bank

Halloween is almost here, which means it’s time to begin decorating your home.

10/14/2012

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Turn Your Backyard Into A Party Paradise For Labor Day

From fire pits to furniture, get ready to turn your backyard into a party oasis.

08/29/2012

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The 5 Best NYC Stores For Bachelorette Parties

Wedding season is in full swing, with bridesmaids frantically shopping around the city for the perfect sexy or scandalous gift to surprise soon-to-be-brides. When searching for lingerie or gag gifts, these New York City stores are the best for bachelorette parties.

CBS New York–08/08/2012

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The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, July 6

Learn more about the late author Ray Bradbury, rock out with the Scissor Sisters, or celebrate Haitian culture in Queens. All these events (and more) are happening tonight in NYC.

07/06/2012

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The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, June 18

Get a free makeup lesson while sipping on cocktails, laugh the night away with a political cartoonist, or learn some magic tricks tonight in New York City.

06/18/2012

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