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East Village resident wants to outlaw bottomless brunch

East Village resident wants to outlaw bottomless brunch

Robert Halpern, a lawyer and lifelong resident of the East Village, has petitioned the state’s Liquor Authority to quit...

Iconic bar booted from Christopher Street

Iconic bar booted from Christopher Street

Facing sky-high rent, a famed Christopher Street gay bar is struggling to find a new home.

Bushwick to crack down on bar scene

Bushwick to crack down on bar scene

As Williamsburg gives way to chain shops and ostentatious high-rises, Bushwick has rapidly become the spot for nightlife in North Brooklyn. But with so many bars and drinking establishments opening, locals are now attempting to...

Village residents sue liquor authority over Chumley’s license

Village residents sue liquor authority over Chumley’s license

Neighbors have filed suit against the New York State Liquor Authority in an effort to keep Chumley’s, once a...

Park Slope bar owners blame hostile community board for scuppering expansion

Park Slope bar owners blame hostile community board for scuppering expansion

The owners of Uncle Barry’s sports bar in Park Slope have given up their plan to open a bar...

From left: 29-33 West 36th Street and Sankey's original on Manchester, England's Jersey Street

UK-based Sankeys nightclub snags first NYC outpost

New York-based party promoter Ibiza United is bringing the New York outpost of Sankeys night club to the former...

From left: Diem Boyd, Gigi Li and Susan Setzer

LES board slams anti-booze group for underhanded tactics

Restaurteurs and bar owners looking to open up shop on the Lower East Side no longer have to meet...

In W’burg, it’s booze or bust for businesses

In W’burg, it’s booze or bust for businesses

In Williamsburg, laid back drinking culture is such an important part of the neighborhood economy that even clothing retailers...

Harlem

Are archaic liquor laws holding Harlem back?

Long-time residents of the Lower East Side may feel they are plagued with too many bars, but in Harlem...

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Park Avenue caterers lobby for exemption to law banning alcohol near churches

New York’s longstanding law that prohibits granting liquor licenses to establishments within 200 feet of a school or place...

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