Bars

Drink at these craft beer bars that support NYC breweries

A great bar has many components — fun atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, good crowd — but in this city, with its exploding craft beer movement, we think a great beer bar should support local brewers.  So we asked Jimmy Carbone of the venerable East Village beer bar Jimmy’s No. 43 to recommend...

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 6:34pm

Army soldier allegedly stabs Marine in Veterans Day bar brawl: Sources

A Veterans Day brawl at a Turtle Bay bar ended with an Army soldier allegedly slashing a Marine in the back, according to witnesses and police sources. A group of men in Army fatigues was drinking at Turtle Bay NYC on Second Ave. near 52nd St. around 7:45 p.m. when an argument allegedly broke...

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 4:15pm

Dana Pollack, founder of Dana's Bakery, dishes on her favorite UES spots

You know the sweet genius behind the Mookie™, a French macaron gently folded and baked inside a cookie, has good tastes. Dana Pollack, founder of Dana’s Bakery where you can find that delicious dessert mash-up, is also the reason we have the equal parts delicious and visually stunning...

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 1:21pm

Get your game on at Boston's new arcade bar Versus

The Downtown Boston bar scene has a new addition that's perfect for every type of gamer. Versus, a new arcade bar by Big Night Entertainment Group, is now open at the former home of the old Gem Restaurant and Lounge on Province Street. The nightclub has been transformed into a "retro...

Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:40am

There's plenty of life (and great cocktails) in The Dead Rabbit

Success means it’s getting harder to find Jack McGarry behind the bar at The Dead Rabbit. The 24-year-old Northern Irishman was crowned the youngest recipient the Spirited Awards’ International Bartender of the Year, serving the World’s Best Cocktail Menu, in 2013 — just...

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 7:59pm

Stranger Things pop up bar brings the Upside Down to Boston

Are you a Demogorgon on the dance floor? Can you play like a pro at Space Invaders? If the answer to either question is yes, then you'll want to check out this Stranger Things pop up bar in Boston this fall. Just in time for Halloween, Precinct Kitchen + Bar will receive an...

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 10:47am

The best Philly bars to watch the Eagles 2018 season

Doug Pederson, season opener QB Nick Foles and the rest of the boys in green are back in action as of this Thursday night for the first game of the Philadelphia Eagles 2018 season. With family-oriented celebrations planned at Penns Landing for the reigning Super Bowl champions, where’s a...

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 10:24am

These Manhattan neighborhoods have noisiest bars and restaurants: SoundPrint

Noise complaints are among the top calls 311 receives each year, but before you automatically assume your neighbors are killjoys, listen up. A new study from SoundPrint discovered that the majority of bars and restaurants in Manhattan have potentially dangerous noise levels. SoundPrint is a...

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 4:16pm

Boston tiki bar: 6 great spots to get your tiki on

Most cocktail fans don't usually associate the Hub with tropical beverages, but you actually don't have to look far in order to find a great Boston tiki bar. In fact, there are a number of local hotspots serving up tasty tiki drinks. Here are six you have to check out this season. Boston...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:04pm

Not into frose? Head to the UES for a glass of frisky, the whiskey version

Your friends know basically every restaurant or bar where you can get frose, or frozen rose, in NYC — but you’re not that into wine. You love the idea of a frozen cocktail, but rose just isn’t for you. The Infirmary, a Cajun restaurant and bar on the Upper East Side, must have had...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 11:26am

Hit the UES tonight to drink draft beer for just $5 at The Pony Bar

You’re midway through Wednesday, which means the rest of the week is downhill. You’ll make it to the weekend. Why not celebrate that minor victory, and the 9th anniversary of beloved beer bar The Pony Bar UES, with a round of drinks for you and your friends? You won’t even have to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 2:19pm

Where to watch the World Cup in Boston

For diehard soccer fans and casual viewers alike, there’s plenty to do in the city as the World Cup in Russia approaches. From Irish sports bars to the home base for U.S. soccer fans, here’s a roundup of where to watch the World Cup in Boston in the coming weeks. It’s time to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 8:52am

The best places to drink frose in NYC this summer

National Rose Day might have passed you by, but you know that you don’t need a reason to enjoy the fruity flavors of the beloved pink drink. But there’s no need to settle for the regular when you can have frozen rose, an even better way to cool off on New York’s particularly...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 4:50pm

Best gay bars in New York City according to hard-to-impress Yelpers

Pride Parade NYC 2018 is coming up fast, and you might have plans for partaking in the festivities on the streets, but where are you going to take your friends to party after? It can’t be just anywhere if your celebration’s going to be joyous, but you also don’t want to stick to...

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12:53pm

Yelp uncorks their list of the best wine bars in New York City for National Wine Day

National Wine Day is rapidly approaching, do you know where you’re spending it? Yelp uncorked their data to fill us in on the best wine bars in New York City so you can celebrate in style this Friday. While you don’t need an excuse to break out a bottle of wine in the evening,...

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 2:50pm

SoundPrint wants to change the noise level of NYC — and beyond

New York City has one of the world’s hottest restaurant and bar scenes, but some of those establishments aren’t made for having an intimate conversation — or for those who suffer from hearing impairments, like Gregory Scott. Scott, a New Yorker who is completely deaf in his left...

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 3:29pm

Get ready for Erin Express 2018, because this year it's on St. Patrick's Day

Philly, are you ready for the Erin Express 2018? Whether it’s your first year attending or you plan to hit the 2018 Erin Express even harder than you hit last year’s, there are some things you need to know to prep before you party. Wait, what is the Erin Express? First of all, did...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 5:30pm

Pastrami Pilsner is like drinking the Jewish deli sandwich

It’s a special Chanukah for Shmaltz Brewing Company, which is celebrating 20 years of making Jewish-themed, certified kosher beers this winter. A special occasion deserves a special beer, but… distilling a pastrami sandwich into a pilsner? "Pastrami Pils just kind of manifested...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:24pm

5 awesome Boston bars with games and arcades

There are a lot of cool places to grab a drink in Boston, but only a few can satisfy your inner gamer. People are finding that grabbing a cold beer and throwing down a few games of Pac Man is a pretty effective method of reducing stress. Get your game on at these fun bars with arcades and games...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 1:49pm

This DC pop-up bar is paradise for 'Game of Thrones' fans

Ah, there’s nothing quite like summer wanderlust. See also: making spontaneous decisions to hop on a plane, train or bus to catch sporting events, concerts or even a killer cocktail. Well, “Game of Thrones” fans based in New York City, you now have your excuse to take that Acela...

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 10:11pm