Taste NY program has succeeded in locally grown food market

Todd Maisel, New York Daily News/New York Daily News The Transmitter Brewery operates out of the basement of 1154 Manhattan Avenue in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Some of the various ingredients used to make a micro brew in this basement. Taste NY, New York State’s effort to highlight locally produced foods and beverages, saw sales at its […]

Holiday hacks for hosting a New Year’s Eve party

Abg2000/Dreamstime Many people will ring in 2016 by hosting fun parties in their homes.  The new year is fast approaching — and some people will be celebrating by hosting a party in their homes. It is important to bedazzle with unique decor and plenty of treats to keep your party guests entertained and satiated as […]

Christmas in New York City: Here's what's closed

John Moore/Getty Images Traders at the New York Stock Exchange will only be giving and receiving gifts among family on Christmas Day Friday. Christmas Day means the hustle and bustle of families coming together, the opening of presents, but also a city quieted by closures all around the town. From courts to libraries to the […]