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Where Can I Watch the Oscars in New York?

(February 13, 2019) - Next Sunday is February 24: the day of the 91st Annual Academy Awards. If you’re a cinephile, a fashionista, or just love a good ballot contest, this is your year to check out an NYC viewing party of the Oscars telecast. Here are 13 venues not only screening the Oscars ceremony, but also offering food and drink specials, red carpets, costume contests, trivia, comedy, and live performances. (read the story...)

13 NYC Theme Bars That Really Commit

(February 08, 2019) - Sometimes we want a little atmosphere with our drinks. Luckily, New York drinking establishments deal in great atmosphere, with themes ranging from tiki to honky tonk to arcades. Here are 13 theme bars in New York, serving alcohol and food with a side of theatrics. (read the story...)

The Best Bar Views in Midtown: Rooftops Open All Year Long

(January 16, 2019) - Don't let the winter cold keep you from the views of New York City's rooftop restaurants and bars. Skylines mix with lavish ambiance to make for impeccable evenings. From The Hudson Terrace to Ophelia, there's always a rooftop party to attend. (read the story...)

10 Winter Cocktails in NYC You Must Try Right Now

(December 21, 2018) - Kick off the holidays in NYC with a festive holiday-themed cocktail or two. When temperatures dip, head inside one of these cozy New York City hotspots and create some memories. (read the story...)

7 Great Weekend Happy Hours in NYC

(December 04, 2018) - During Happy Hour in New York City, revelers head out to enjoy a few cocktails and bar bites, but waking up early for work is the major flaw in this plan. These great New York bars and restaurants are offering weekend Happy Hours—take advantage of great winter deals without messing up your work week! (read the story...)

LeGrande Lounge: Comfort & Craft Cocktails in NYC's Theater District

(November 30, 2018) - Relax in style at LeGrande Lounge, the posh bar located inside The Time Hotel in NYC. This Times Square gem allows you to sit back with a cocktail on a velvet couch or chat at the bar with new friends. If you’re seeing a Broadway show nearby (The Book of Mormon is right next door!), this is the place to go for pre- or post-theatre drinks. Read on for what to expect at LeGrande Lounge in Times Square. (read the story...)

Fall Cocktails at Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse

(October 26, 2018) - It’s the season for apples, pumpkins, spices, changing leaves, and new libations made of apricot and pamplemousse—a type of grapefruit. Midtown’s luxurious three-story Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse New York invites locals and tourists to fall for its festive autumn cocktails. They’re ideal for sipping and also offer an artistic flair. Here's the lineup of new autumn libation creations. (read the story...)

How to Win at the Upright Citizens Brigade

(October 12, 2018) - The Upright Citizens Brigade theater is the mecca of improvised comedy in New York. UCB shows run the gamut from improv comedy to scripted sketch performances, and there are shows seven nights a week. (read the story...)

Drinks Plus Activities: Bowling, Manicures, Games, & More in NYC Bars

(October 11, 2018) - If you're a fan of multitasking but also enjoy a drink now and again, check out nine NYC bars that also offer an onsite activity. (read the story...)

Drink Pink! New York Cocktails 'n' Bites That Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

(October 09, 2018) - It’s National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and many benevolent New York City spots are uniting to support this important cause. (read the story...)

Jazz & Journo Spot 'The Sound Bite' Opens in Hell's Kitchen

(October 09, 2018) - The aptly named The Sound Bite, a new restaurant from Emmy-winning news anchor Julian Phillips, has opened in Hell's Kitchen. It marks a fresh space for TV journalists to mingle after broadcasts over drinks, live jazz, and tasty Southern fare. (read the story...)

Best Bachata Clubs in NYC

(September 17, 2018) - With a tremendous Dominican population in New York City, there are several places where you can dance bachata, whether you’re a lifelong devotee or learning the steps for the first time. Baila! (read the story...)

5 New York Meaderies That Should Be on Your Radar

(August 16, 2018) - A little-known drink that is rising in popularity in New York City is mead. Mead is an alcoholic beverage that is similar to wine, but instead of grapes, it's made with a honey base. At NY Mead Day, we learned about five New York-based meaderies that should be on your radar. Keep reading to check out these must-try meaderies. (read the story...)

The Best Places to Find Rum in NYC

(August 09, 2018) - National Rum Day, held August 16th, is a great excuse to check out the rum and rum cocktails available in New York bars. It doesn’t matter if you prefer the exotic flavor of a Blue Hawaiian or the local flavor of a Long Island Iced Tea; there are many hip locales to get your rum sip on. Read on for our picks for the best places to celebrate National Rum Day in New York. (read the story...)

PMac’s Hospitality Group: 6 Bars & Restaurants You Need to Know in Midtown Manhattan

(August 08, 2018) - The bars and restaurants of PMac’s Hospitality Group have injected fresh life into Midtown West. Michael and Patrick McNamee, brothers from Dublin, are the main force behind the group. The McNamees design restaurants from the ground up and their creations in New York are full of style and atmosphere. (read the story...)

11 Weekend Happy Hours Near the Empire State Building

(August 07, 2018) - Weekend happy hours aren't as rare as you may think, especially on the bustling streets of Midtown near the Empire State Building. If you know where to look, you'll find cheap drinks and snacks. (read the story...)

Brewery Tours Throughout the Boroughs of NYC

(July 23, 2018) - Learn more about how beer is made and get a few tastes of your new favorite brew right from the source at these 5 breweries, currently offering tours in New York City. (read the story...)

Tour de Frosé: The Best Frozen Rosé in NYC

(July 18, 2018) - Rosé is enjoying quite a heyday in New York City right now. With this trend has come new spins on this picturesque pink wine, like frosé (or frozé, if you prefer). Here are some of the best frosés out there, appearing at bars throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn. (read the story...)

Fun, Affordable Comedy in NYC: Casual Town on Thursdays at Sing Sing Ave.A

(July 16, 2018) - Comedy shows can be found all throughout the city, but rarely do you find an affordable show as authentic and fun as Casual Town. This weekly stand-up show is hosted, produced, and starred by a powerhouse comedy crew and really gives ‘underground comedy’ a whole new meaning. (read the story...)

It's Rosé Season in NYC: Here's Where to Find It

(June 15, 2018) - The warm weather has arrived just in time for rosé season and New York bars and resaturants are ready. Whether frozen, chilled, or in decadent dessert form, we’ve rounded up some of the best new rosés of the season. (read the story...)

Why Should You Go to NYC's Opry City Stage this Summer

(May 23, 2018) - The Grand Ole Opry spirit has come to New York City, courtesy of Opry City Stage. The legendary Nashville music venue has opened this satellite location in the heart of Times Square, serving cornbread, fried chicken, beer, and live country music every night of the week. (read the story...)

What Are the Best Hookah Bars in New York?

(May 11, 2018) - New York City has a ban on smoking, but hookah bars are an exception—although note that they're only for those 21 and older. Beyond its native India, hookah has gained popularity worldwide. Here are the best places to enjoy it in Manhattan. (read the story...)

NYC Happy Hours with Outdoor Seating

(May 11, 2018) - If you like sunsets, cheap cocktails, and fresh air, you picked a great time to visit New York. (read the story...)

Steak, Italian Classics, and Cabaret: Live Music This May at La Rivista

(May 01, 2018) - Authentic Italian cooking and classic steakhouse fare is a winning combination, as proved by La Rivista Featuring Broadway Joe Steak. This go-to place for before and after Broadway shows provides good times with fantastic food and nightly live music. The celebrities who hang out here are the proof! (read the story...)

The Music of Bruce Springsteen and Jimmy Buffett Every Week at Opry City Stage

(April 27, 2018) - The Grand Ole Opry spirit has come to New York City, courtesy of Opry City Stage. The legendary Nashville music venue has opened this satellite location in the heart of Times Square, serving cornbread, fried chicken, beer, and live country music every night of the week. (read the story...)


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