Posts Tagged ‘alcohol’

Overcoming alcohol problems: The good news (and the bad)

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Healthy Manhattan, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Bar Scene By David Gibbons The bad news is alcohol continues to be the most widely abused mood-altering, addictive drug in America, directly and indirectly responsible for billions of dollars in health care costs, crime and property damage—not to mention immeasurable lost productivity and personal devastation. Alcohol problems are widespread, and fewer addicts receive treatment in comparison [&hellip
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Bottoms Up

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink

Upper East Siders, let’s face it: we could stand for a little more sexy in the neighborhood, especially that of the Latin persuasion. At least that’s what the brothers behind Astoria’s El Boqueron tapas bar thought when they opened El Porrón, on First Avenue. Since alcohol is arguably sexier than food, the dimly lit space [&hellip
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