Après-ski culture is more than just a culture. It’s a six-month-long lifestyle. An appropriately wild after-ski bar scene can turn a good mountain location to a great one, and a great one into an unforgettable one. You may think it’s a bold argument to claim that the best part of skiing is the after-party.
Walk into most bars in any city in America and you’re likely to see a few staple items; beer taps, bar stools, various tables, and, of course, at least one television. All seem entirely appropriate for the atmosphere — except for the last one. What’s the deal with the plethora of televisions flooding our bars?
What if you could order a side of social justice with your half-price IPA at Happy Hour? Your local watering hole may shed more light on cultural trends than you think. Throughout history, there are some interesting parallels between our favorite bar tradition and women’s fight for equal rights. “Happy Hour” initially had little to […]
Leaving the land of wonder that is San Francisco can be a shame. Thinking about wine country just a short drive away, plus all the art and culture in the city and the delicious seafood around every corner can make you start planning for the next time back in the Golden City. Luckily, there are […]
For obvious reasons, Washington, D.C., is an exceptionally hot travel spot this week. Whether you’re headed to our country’s capital to march or to cheer, it’s safe to say you’ll most likely want a drink at some point. We’ve compiled a list of 21 of D.C.’s best bars so you can drink off your emotions, whether positive or […]
It’s my fourth day at the New York Bartending School and I’m sitting next to one of my classmates who I’ll call Malissa. Malissa is a short woman in her 20s with long dark hair. She works as a receptionist at a gentleman’s club, but she wants to be a bartender. If she can just […]
Inspiration can strike at the most inopportune moments. Can you even count the number of times you’ve been sitting at the bar and had a brilliant idea for a business, and then wrote that idea down on a napkin? Or, let’s take it down a notch. How many times have you outlined a new workout routine […]
The J.F.K. Airport in New York isn’t known for a plethora of options or a wealth of good eats. It’s not, however, entirely barren, and a good pre-flight drink can be found in each terminal. Kick back, step away from those New York minutes, and enjoy a cold one. Here are the best places to […]
It took Prohibition, a New York bar in Paris, the Russian Revolution, and canned tomatoes for America’s most famous brunch hangover cure, the Bloody Mary, to come into existence. Or so the story goes, anyway. Almost a century later, the veritable mix of tomato juice, vodka, and spices still holds a cherished spot on the brunch […]