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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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Bar Owners Dump Vodka Into Streets Over Laws Against Gays In Russia

Some bar owners poured bottles of Russian vodka into the streets of Manhattan on Monday, in an ongoing protest against Russia’s crackdown on the gay community.

08/05/2013

Paul "Pauly D" DelVecchio At Vanity Nightclub's New Year's Eve Weekend At The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Gotham Gossipist: Pauly D To Launch Line Of Vodka-Based Beverages

The ready-to-drink pre-packaged cocktail, REMIX, is geared toward the “pre-game” market. If you want to get drunk before you go out to get drunk, Pauly D has got your back.

05/14/2012

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Distilleries In New York Becoming More Common After Licensing Fee Cut

Industry City Distillery in Sunset Park is one of the latest to hit Brooklyn. It specializes in vodka made from beet sugar.

05/07/2012

Photo of the online version of the controversial billboard ad. (credit: Wodka website)

Discount Vodka Company ‘Wodka’ Courts Controversy Again With Latest Billboard

The Bronx billboard reading “Escort Quality, Hooker Pricing” has since been removed after residents complained.

02/22/2012

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‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka Billboard Stirs Outrage

The Anti-Defamation League called the ad “crude and offensive,” and in a press release said it “reinforces anti-Semitic stereotypes.”

11/22/2011

Harlem Leaders Call For Crackdown On ‘Nutcrackers’

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – On the streets of Harlem, everybody knows what “nutcracker” is — a powerful mix of hard liquors and fruit juices.

09/21/2010