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7 Best Summertime Bars In New York

From sidewalk seating and rooftop bars to backyard “gardens,” you’re only a block or two away from al fresco imbibing throughout most of the city. What you seek in a summertime bar is an outdoor space with quality beverages, chill attitude and with any luck, a killer view.

07/17/2013

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Asbury Park

Best known, perhaps, as the town where Bruce Springsteen got his start, Asbury Park is an easy escape into New Jersey’s colorful past, and an equally exciting modern beach destination. Expect plenty of impressive Victorian and early 20th-century architecture standing proudly alongside dramatic new construction, unique shopping and a vibrant nightlife.

06/07/2013

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NYC’s 6 Best Bars For Mint Juleps

Mint Juleps are a must when celebrating the Run for the Roses. The unique libation is intended to be sipped – not slurped – and the following New York City bars do it right.

CBS New York–05/03/2013

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5 Best Bets For Kosher Restaurants In New York

Even many gentile restaurants in town offer up Kosher-friendly items. But if you seek something certified and supervised, consider these rabbi-approved (plus one non-certified) options.

03/25/2013

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NYC’s 8 Best Tapas Restaurants

Tapas are intended to be shared among friends, and these NYC locations offer up the social experience with faithful Spanish cuisine.

03/01/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Bowls Of Artichoke Dip

What you want—a consistent, creamy texture, identifiable chunks of perfectly cooked artichoke heart. Here are NYC’s five best places for artichoke dip.

01/08/2013

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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To The Rockaways

The Rockaways suffered something of an unsavory reputation in the 90s and early aughts, but new construction, a slew of recent noshing opportunities and a renovated 5.5-mile boardwalk have encouraged a new generation of surfers, hipsters, families and hangers-out to discover the Queens and Brooklyn shores. It’s an easy trek on the A train or by car, so as the Ramones once warbled, “hitch a ride to Rockaway Beach” and discover what some are now calling Williamsburg by the sea.

08/03/2012

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The 6 Best Bars With Drinking Games In New York

If your evening plans involve suds, shots and a ping pong table, skip Dave & Busters and seek out these dens of frivolity.

08/02/2012

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The 6 Best Nightlife Spots For The Under-21 Crowd In New York

Here you’ll find six totally legit ways to dance, party and mingle, even if you’re under 21, in the City of Angry Bouncers.

07/05/2012

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Best Gyms With Classes For Kids In New York

Whether it’s specialized training or just plain exhausting playtime, New York’s best gyms with classes for kids go above and beyond to make each workout exciting with everything from dance to sailing.

06/22/2012

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6 Best Piano Bars In New York

We scoured these popular haunts and hidden gems for the best pianists in NYC.

06/21/2012

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The 8 Best Food Finds At Brooklyn’s GoogaMooga Fest

Plan on hopping back in line as soon as you finish your plate, because seconds will definitely be in order at this year’s Googamooga Festival.

05/15/2012

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New York’s 5 Best Bandeja Paisa Meals

Bandeja paisa (or “country platter”), also known as montañero, tipico or antioqueña, is a delicious cultural mash-up of meats, rice and beans. Take advantage of some of the best NYC spots to indulge in this Colombian dish.

04/26/2012

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6 Best Bowls Of Clam Chowder In New York

Everyone thinks they know which style of clam chowder is best. But do you know where to get it? Consider one of these top spots for the best clam chowder in New York City.

04/18/2012

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The 5 Best Eats Around NYC’s Pride Parade

The hugely popular parade heads down Fifth Avenue from 36th Street, and ends in the West Village at Christopher and Greenwich. Seek out these restaurants for brief respites, post-parade toasts or a quick refueling during the festivities.

06/22/2011