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Although things may seem back to normal if you're lucky enough to be at a working office today, much of New York is in rebuilding mode. But if this city can survive the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man, it can survive Sandy. Here's a list of quick ways you can help get people back on their feet, just through eating, drinking, and dancing in the afternoon

  • Grab one of these two tees inspired by the NYC subway map and the I [Heart] NY classic, which have been dip-dyed to represent the high water mark still lingering in unfortunate Chelsea galleries.
  • If you love beer and Alphabet City, you can help crazily flooded Alphabet City Beer Co. rebuild by donating here, or just stopping by for some brews and a serious cheese plate.
  • Alewife Queens also loves beer, and needs your help as well.
  • Just go and eat out literally anywhere local businesses and workers have been hit, by joining the #dineoutNYC movement.
  • Evelyn Drinkery on hard-hit Ave C is throwing a Thanksgiving charity dinner on Nov 22nd. They'll also be donating all proceeds from their "Super Tide" cocktail, which will be avail starting Friday.
  • 'Ello Save Governor, a movement to help the popular DUMBO restaurant.
  • A group of restos in Williamsburg have banded together to help by donating percentages of their gross sales from Dine Out Williamsburg.
  • Everybody's favorite NY 1 anchor, except for that one dude who's deep into Tom McDonald, is hosting a Pop Culture trivia night for Sandy relief at The Bell House.
  • The chefs from Kitchensurfing are getting people in the Rockaways delicious hot food -- help them out.
  • This Thursday Queens Kickshaw is throwing a coffee, cheese, beer (from Rockaway Brewing), and cider party with live music -- the Red Cross gets all the cash.
  • Best reason to get super-fat ever: Pies 'n' Thighs is donating $1 of each chicken and pork box this month to the Red Cross.
  • All ticket proceeds from Meat Week NYC's ModernBeefsteak and Spirits Celebration will be donated.
  • Pera Soho is donating 10% of all sales now through Friday Nov. 23rd to ARC Disaster Relief, or any charity specified by the customer that's not the Human Fund.
  • When they're not brewing up hot coffee for those in the Rockaways, Lost Weekend is collecting donations for the LES Girls Club.
  • Park Avenue Autumn is working up a four-course, wine-paired fundraising dinner for Point Pleasant, NJ. It's going down on Nov 11, call 212.644.1900 for more deets.
  • Village Pourhouse, SideBar, and Littletown NYC will all be donating proceeds through December 1st.
  • Through November 12th, The Beagle will be donating $1 for every cocktail sold.
  • Just do whatever the hell they tell you to after signing up at NYCService.org.
  • Carmine's will donate $1 to the Red Cross for every "Carmine's Cares" cocktail sold through Nov 13th, then match that number.
  • On Monday the 12th and Tuesday the 13th, noted Camaro owner Guy Fieri will be on hand at Guy's American Kitchen to donate 50% of all tabs to the Red Cross.
  • Simultaneously doing good and testing the waters for his upcoming restaurant, Ramen master Ivan Orkin will be at Smorgasburg slinging noodles with all proceeds going to relief.
  • And if you know any out-of-towners who want to help, The James Hotel is doing a package that includes a $50 daily credit towards room service, with 20% of that going to the Red Cross.
  • Boqueria has created the "Big Apple" apple tart with a pay-what-you-like ($10 minimum) price tag, and it all goes to Project Hospitality to aid their efforts in Staten Island. Give $100 or more and you also get a bottle of cava.
  • Silverleaf and NIOS Restaurant (located in the 70 Park Ave and The Muse Kimptons, respectively) will donate $1 to the Red Cross for every glass of red wine bought through November.
  • Bistro La Promenade will be offering a special prix-fixe menu for $40 through Thanksgiving, then donate to the Hudson Guild to help rebuild the Chelsea.
  • If you bring food or other supplies to Beaumarchais in Meatpacking, they'll give you a free glass of wine.
  • ESquared Hospitality's BLT Bar & Grill, BLT FISH, BLT Burger, and Cassa Nonna are donating 5% of sales up to $50,000 to victims of the hurricane with 50% of that going to City Meals on Wheels and City Harvest.
  • On Monday Nov 12th Havana Central will give 10% of all their sales to the Red Cross's Sand Relief Fund
  • 20% of all sales of Pig & Khao's Clinton St Cooler will be donated to the Red Cross through November
  • More drinking for charity from Fatty Cue - 20% of all sales of their Dark & Stormy will get donated to the Red Cross through November
  • For every Chili Crab you get in November at Fatty Crab they'll give $5 to the Red Cross
  • 100% of the price tag of your Yellowfin Tuna Carpaccio and Koi Fusion Shot at Koi in Bryant Park or Soho will go to the Red Cross
  • Bowlmor is offering up $1 per person per game through November 16th to the Red Cross, so it's the perfect time for your party of a million
  • Head over to the All Five Boroughs NY Cares Relief Drive at the Penny Farthing on November 13th to give supplies and a $20 suggested donation, then enjoy happy hour specials and music by The Most Definitely

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