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Sneak Peek: Grand Banks

July 3rd, 2014 | by Adrienne

Attention: your new summer cocktail destination has arrived.  It’s called Grand Banks, it’s on a wooden sailboat, and it specializes [&hellip

Amor y Amargo’s Double Buzz is a Foodie’s Dream

March 28th, 2014 | by Marysa

When Amor y Amargo first launched Double Buzz, its brunch-time coffee cocktails, late last Spring we knew it was going to be a hit. With beverage director Sother Teague and barista extrodinaire Natalie Czech making the coffee (pure, cold and delicious) and accompanying coffee cocktails it was definitely something we knew would get us out of bed on the weekends.

Sneak Peek: Sweetwater Social

March 12th, 2014 | by Marysa

In this city basement bars tend to be speakeasies - dark, mysterious, sometimes hard to get into, and usually with killer cocktails. While we love a subterranean mystery, New York City is a big place and there's room in this town for a different type of basement bar. Enter, Sweetwater Social. Opening tonight, it's a bar that serves up high-end cocktails with a NYC theme and honest to goodness fun

Sneak Peek: Golden Cadillac

November 8th, 2013 | by Marysa

To filmmakers and kids who watched too much TV, 1977 was a time in which all bars looked like Golden Cadillac. The new bar's ostentatiously faux wood paneling, mirrored surfaces, and exceptionally flattering warm lighting scheme are the stuff of movie makers' dreams, the kind of shiny glamour that only exists in children's fantasies of grown-up-ness. And yet here on a corner of First Avenue it's real, inspired by movies like Mean Streets, yes, but also by the men and women who made bars like this real for a decade

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