Torch & Crown Will Be Manhattan’s Only Brewery

This newcomer hopes to reimagine, reinvigorate and rekindle the borough's beer scene

Since 1995, Manhattan has been without a brewery. But once pandemic restrictions are lifted and it’s safe to do so, Torch & Crown Brewing Company will be opening their three-story facility on Vandam St in SoHo. There, they’ll dot the drinking room (a grand, double-ceiling industrial space) with everything needed to make beer: tanks, trolleys, buckets, and beyond, and plenty of tubing—including some that will relay …

Eight Refreshing New York-Brewed Beers for Spring

Brews from around the state that represent various style categories

As the weather turns in our part of the world, our tastes shift from the rich and hearty to the crisp and refreshing. To ease the decision-making process, we’ve selected a list of New York-brewed beers that represent tried and true and emerging style categories: NEIPAs, Lagers, Farmhouse Ales, and more. These represent high-quality options from NY, and while we encourage you to seek them …

13 Exceptional NYC Bars + Booze Brands That Deliver

Cider from micro-wineries, cocktails from the world's best bar, natural wines and more

On 16 March, New York City’s mayor announced that all restaurants and bars were to suspend on-premise drinking or dining for the foreseeable future. The executive order went into effect at 9AM the next day. Shortly thereafter, the New York State Liquor Authority swiftly updated its longstanding rules for selling alcohol to help businesses cope with this detrimental disruption to traditional hospitality. While countless restaurants …