Keep It Local This Labor Day

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It’s almost Labor Day, which may be one of the most bittersweet holidays of all. Sure, everyone loves a day off to spend with friends and family, grilling, going to the beach, or just relaxing, but it’s also the official end of Summer. Then on the other hand, knowing Autumn is in the air is pretty exciting for some folks too.  Like we said, this is a pretty complex weekend, but the one thing you do know is that you want to have a great time, so check out some of our tips for making the most of this weekend here in town.

Our friends over at our sister site, CBS Local, have all the Labor Day info you need.

Check out these posts:

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Holding On To Summer:

A view of the Frying Pan from the river (credit: fryingpan.com)

The 5 Best Waterfront Restaurants & Bars In New York

A few excellent venues to both wet your whistle and wile away the hours as you watch the setting sun in the warm summer weather.

Crowds line up at the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck. (credit: biggayicecreamtruck.com)

The 8 Best Ice Cream Shops In Manhattan

With the warmer temperatures hitting our area, indulging in a little taste of ice cream seems a little bit easier. Here’s where to find the best frozen treats in New York City.

Photo: Cones

The Best Places To Get Gelato/Ice Cream In NYC

Whether you prefer soft-serve, hard, gelato or sorbet—we’ve got you covered (in chocolate sauce and sprinkles if you prefer), with the best ice cream and gelato shops in New York City – the 2011 version.

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Embracing Fall:

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NYC Bars With Fireplaces

Sick of the freezing cold weather blowing through NYC this week? When you just can’t take the chill any longer, there’s few things more enjoyable than sipping a beverage fireside.

New York Giants Fans

NYC’s Best Monday Night Football Bars

Looking for the perfect place to catch the Giants take on the Vikings tonight? Check out our list of the best bars to watch Monday Night Football in NYC.

Jay Z Beyonce at Yankee Game

Date Ideas For Fall In New York City

Recommendations for romantic autumn evenings in the Big Apple.

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Things To Do This Weekend:

High-Bridge_Photographer_Malcolm-Pinckney

New York City’s Best Little-Known Parks

Think beyond Central Park. Some of NYC’s best parks lie in Harlem, Roosevelt Island and Brooklyn. Spend time at one of these hidden green gems this Earth Day.

(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Guide To Citi Field

As the Mets begin their 2011 campaign we took a look at their home in Flushing.

Mike Stobe / Getty Images

Yankee Stadium Guide

Located at 161st and River Avenue in the Bronx, the new Stadium sits across the street from where the original once stood.If you’re planning a trip to The House That Steinbrenner Built, here is a guide to help make the most of your visit.

Have a fun and safe Labor Day, and know that we’ll be right here to help get you through the fall!

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