Here's a Map of Former Food Stands That Now Have Brick-and-Mortar Locations

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Billy Lyons
Massive crowds and limited seating are the hallmarks of a weekend at Smorgasburg
Each weekend, tourists and locals descend on the makeshift aisles of a New York City's multiple outdoor food fests, stuffing their faces with bulgogi beef tacos, dosas, and chicken biscuits, sometimes all in one sitting.

These markets -- often overrun with crowds -- provide a good launch pad for concepts exploring viability before they sign a lease. Several seasons in, many of the pop-ups from Smorgasburg, the defunct Dekalb Market, the Hester Street Fair, and other gatherings have, indeed, made that jump. Here's a map of NYC's successful pop-up-to-permanent-location restaurants. You might use it as a handy guide to getting the Smorgasburg experience while avoiding the long lines.

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Where to Watch the Oscars, Mapped

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oscars.org
Will Gravity win Best Picture? Will Jennifer Lawrence make an endearing but awkward acceptance speech? Find out while you eat and drink at one of NYC's venues screening the Academy Awards. We've mapped 10 spots screening the show and hosting a party. Many of them require dress-up. Others are offering a chance to win prizes for your 2014 nominee knowledge. All of them come with an excuse to imbibe on a Sunday.

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Your New Year's Day Hangover Cures, Mapped

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Someecards.com
Welcome to 2014, the year you'll finally make good on all of those New Year's resolutions to quit drinking so much, end your gout-inducing diet, and do a sit-up or two on occasion -- but not until after your hangover is gone. So in the meantime, pull your head off of whatever pillow (floor...bathtub ledge...) you find it on and get yourself a cure for the booze hat, stat. Prospect of wandering the neighborhood seem grim? You poor thing -- that's why we've mapped a city's worth of bloody marys and hangover-busting meals for you. To a great year!

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Where to Ring in 2014 in NYC, Mapped

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Bradley Hawks
Have a champagne cocktail at Locanda Verde for New Year's Eve.
Last week, we dropped our New Year's Eve Guide, listing dozens of spots that are our picks for ringing in 2014. Our events span dance halls and concerts, oddball venues and, of course, restaurants and bars. And for your planning purposes, we've mapped out our food- and drink-centric events plus our best spots for Champagne cocktails. Figure out where to go in your neighborhood and toast the end of 2013.

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