Cooking with Beer....The Ultimate Soup for Fall and Football

Our friend Kelly is back! This time she is sharing her perfect fall recipe for those chilly nights. We hope you enjoy, let us know how yours came out! As we roll into fall and football season, we also welcome cooler weather and the need for warm comfy cocktails and food! What better accompaniment to […]

New York Film Festival

This year is the 52nd Annual New York Film Festival! The main venue for the festival is the Alice Tully Hall at the Lincoln Center, running from September 26- October 12th. There are so many great establishments to grab dinner or drinks, so I came up with my favorite places to go. They are all […]

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Pumpkin Beer Review

I don’t usually go for flavored beer (Magic Hat #9 being the only exception) until I visited City Swiggers on the UES last year.  My friend was on the hunt for a variety of pumpkin ales and ciders and City Swiggers was the perfect place to shop (they have a few taps too).  I decided to make the […]

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Fall Beer Review

For many people the fall is their favorite season, whether it’s because of the start of football season, pumpkin flavored everything or the weather. Fall, while it may not be my favorite season it certainly ranks a very close second thanks to football season and the fall beers that come with the cooler weather and leaves […]

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Oktoberfest in NYC

Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is a 16-day festival running from late September to the first weekend in October with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year.   If you can’t make it to Munich we have celebrations in our own back yard.  Check these out: […]

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barHappy Party at Fools Gold - 9/29

Join the barHappy Team for an extended happy hour featuring Craft Beers provided by  Barrier Brewing Company (Oceanside, NY) for $4 & $5.  We will have 5-10 taps of hops greatness for you to enjoy.  It’s also Monday Night Football with the Patriots vs. Chiefs and we will be handing our barHappy swag.  All you need to […]

Broadway Fun

Everyone knows New York City is famous for many things, and Broadway plays are on the top of that list! We want to make it easier for you while you are planning your day around the play, so we came up with a list of our favorite spots. These establishments are around the heart of […]

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1/2 Price and 2 for 1's

The barHappy team loves to share a good deal.  Check out these spots for specials you don’t want to miss. 1849 restaurant – 1/2 price beer and wine along with 1/2 price nachos daily. 20/20 Downtown Club & Restaurant – Tuesday-Friday from 4-6pm – 1/2 price bar except top shelf. 2A – Daily from 4-8pm […]

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Back in School? Here's Where to Hang

Most college kids don’t have that much money to burn on nonessential items.  Going to school in NYC can be even more difficult since it’s hard to walk out the door and not spend $20.  Check out these spots where fellow classmates gather and great deals are a plenty. Bar None – East Village – […]

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Top College Football Bars in NYC

With college football finally upon us I’m sure you’re looking to catch your favorite college teams games with fans who share your allegiance. For transplanted New Yorkers it can be difficult to find people who share your allegiance or finding a bar that will actually air your teams games. Well we’re here to help with a list […]