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The bad news? Winter is upon us and we've got a few more months of this excruciating weather. The good news? Our favorite bars and restaurants are treating us to inventive, seasonal, warm drinks to counter the cold. Forget that extra layer and go get yourself a cocktail, ranging from spiked hot chocolate, to r-rated cider, to a coffee meant only for adults. Baby, it's cold outside, so get these bevvies while they're hot!
"When I grow up I want to work in a cubicle from 9am-5pm." Said no one ever... Yet, this is exactly where the lions' share of our generation finds itself. You can hang all the pictures you want on your cork board walls and perfect the art of finding the paradigm Pandora station for your mood, but a drab office is still no way to spend your day. So, before you start refining your cover letter and giving your two-weeks notice, check out our list of the top 12 corporate cultures in NYC. From in-house tasting bars to nerf-gun battle courses, you won't believe what some bosses consider break time.
Want to get in touch with your inner wine geek but don't want to burn a hole in your pocket while doing so? Relax, good wine doesn't have to mean expensive wine, and their are plenty of wine bars throughout the city that offer excellent wine selections at budget-friendly prices. From Merlot to Zinfandel, Rioja to Burgundy, click through for some of our favorite wine havens that will keep your curiosity satisfied and your wallet happy.
Why settle on the same old date night with your significant other, when you can have twice as much fun with another couple? As easy as it is to make a dinner res for the four of you at the newest New York hot spot, we at GofG think it's fun to switch things up a little and take the foursome on a creative outing. From trivia, to bowling, to dining without sight, and more, double date night has never been this fun. Click through for 7 of our favorite double date spots in NYC!
While we all love a night out with friends, everyone needs a little alone time once in a while. Whether you don't want the hassle of arranging plans or just crave a drink and a little "me-time," going to a bar alone does not an alcoholic make, and often times can prove to be rather therapeutic. Although the prospect of walking into a bar by yourself may seem a little daunting, the right bar and atmosphere can ease your fear of being there solo and actually lead to meeting some interesting people. Below are some of our favorite places to get in touch with your inner-self. More»
In case you were working hard at your desk and missed the Veterans Day Parade this morning, here's a few snapshots of the 37,000 soldiers marching up Fifth Avenue. Thank you for serving our country! More»
As if there wasn't enough of a reason to celebrate caffeine on a Friday, today also marks National Cappuccino Day, making our espresso obsession seem totally appropriate. Since the winter temps are finally kicking in, it's the perfect time to indulge in a lush swirl of strong coffee and steamed milk, so join us in toasting New York's best blends of the Italian brew. More»
When it comes to martinis, the rule of "less is more" definitely applies. Finding the perfect martini can be like finding the right pair of shoes - you need to be particular. Lucky for you, we've found some of the city's best martini drinks that are sure to be just what you're looking for. Click through to see our favorite iconic cocktails throughout Manhattan. More»
Hey New Yorkers! Don't forgot to vote today to select your next local officials and NYC Mayor. In addition to electing these officials, registered voters will also vote on a series of amendment proposals that will affect YOU! The polls are open from 6AM-9PM, so find some time to get out there! More»
Even when our jobs are great and our social life is plentiful, we feel an itch to add something else to our busy New York lives. Trying new restaurants, attempting a different workout regime, or sporting a new fashion trend may do the trick, but we've got a better idea. Channel your inner craft maker and dare to get creative with one of these 7 hobbies to take up this fall. You'll feel innovative and fabulous, as you produce original work and even stock up on homemade gifts as the holiday season draws near!
There's no better way to impress that special someone than by taking them on a one-of-a-kind date. Instead of dinner and a movie, give your date the ultimate experience by taking them to one of these unique spots for your next rendezvous. From hiking to painting classes, you'll be sure to sweep your date off their feet with these NYC Fall date ideas.
Friday, December 13
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