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Small Sights in the Big Apple

Small Sights in the Big Apple

By Beth Sattur, Contributing Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Features

Here are some of the smallest sights in all of New York City.

Keep Quiet About These Speakeasies

Keep Quiet About These Speakeasies

By Liv Chai, Dining Editor

January 22, 2018


Filed under Dining, Features, Top Stories

Explore with me speakeasies from laundromats to hot dog joints.

Brooklyn bar, restaurant raises drinking age to 25

Brooklyn bar, restaurant raises drinking age to 25

December 2, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

  Phil’s Crummy Corner, a bar in Carroll Gardens in Brooklyn, recently raised its drinking age to 25 in response to local residents’ complaints about barhoppers’ rowdiness. Tory Delany, owner of the Half Pint on West Third Street, said the way a bar presents itself to the public dete...

Midtown precinct puts SantaCon on naughty list

Midtown precinct puts SantaCon on naughty list

December 2, 2013


Filed under News

When city residents dress up as Santa Claus on Dec. 14 for the annual SantaCon, some bars may be closing their doors. After numerous complaints about SantaCon in Midtown and Hell’s Kitchen, the New York Police Department’s Midtown North Police Precinct has handed out letters to approximately 3...

NYPD inspects Lower East Side bars

NYPD inspects Lower East Side bars

February 25, 2013


Filed under News

New York City Police Department and other city officials are cracking down on Lower East Side bars to check for violations of city codes and regulations. The latest round of inspections occurred  last weekend, and the venues targeted included Tammany Hall, Boss Tweed’s, Leftfield, The Suffo...

Bartenders donate shifts to Sandy victims

December 18, 2012


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, News

NYU Alum Michael Sinensky owns a collection of popular East Village bars including Village Pourhouse and Sidebar. In an effort to raise money for the Rockaways, Sinensky is opening up his bars to displaced Rockaway bartenders every Friday for the next 3 months. Tips from the shifts will go directly to...