In a political atmosphere defined by unbridgeable budget deficits, rising tax rates, and venomously argued cuts to public services, a widely popular initiative that promises $162 million of new revenue to New York State should coast through the legislative process with minimal dissent.
Last March, Governor Paterson watched his plan to legalize the Read More
Top 10 Wine Bars, #9
At Xicala, a Nolita tapas bar a hair smaller than the average Manhattan living room, sangria isn’t just an afterthought. It’s the specialty. Preparation is careful—not ladled from a sludgy jug of leftover table wine and fermenting fruit. Wine is studded with fresh strawberries, which add in Read More
The cost of the average drink in New York City has soared 7.3 percent to $10.12, according to the 2007/2008 Zagat Survey New York City Nightlife
, released Wednesday.
Perhaps not coincidentally, New Yorkers are cutting back slightly on nights out per week (2.0) and on their nightly drink intake (3.2), compared to years past, the Read More
The mood was festive at last night's townhouse showing/wine tasting/book signing at 310 East 53rd Street.
"Welcome to our home," a woman joked as partygoers sauntered around the 4,000-square-foot property.
Four floors above the midtown after-work happy hour scene, brokers and media types munched on figs with blue cheese and downed wine as Read More