Anyone who knows me know how much I love Specs’. It’s hands down my favorite bar in the world. It’s weird and quirky and full of artists, writers, a drunks – both young and old. I wrote this pretty wonderful story about it right here. I just saw some good news
By Chris Smith via Glasgow (SCT) Scotland is famed for a number of things. Tartan. Bagpipes. Beautiful scenery. Sean Connery. And booze. Lots of booze. Most of Scotland’s cities would lay claim to being the alcohol capital, but for my money, I’d have to say Glasgow. This can be argued
In July 1990, Congress enacted the Americans With Disabilities Act, a wide ranging civil-rights law meant to prevent discrimination based on disability. Every July, people with disabilities celebrate the passage of this important legislation. Disability comes in many forms: blindness, deafness, loss of limbs, as well as emotional and mood disorders
Twenty years from now, when your kids are old enough to know better but young enough to not give a fuck, they’ll be searching for places like Bender’s. Places where the religion is loud rock and roll, the sacrament is stiff drinks, and the scripture is graffiti tagged on a bathroom stall.
Last Friday I turned 30, so of course, I got drunk and ate like shit. Since it wasn’t on my tab, I didn’t drown in Stroh’s and Canadian Club this time, instead, I killed my liver in a fancier way with Ghettoblaster and Grass Widow. Either way, I still had
Ah sweet sweet summertime! Beaches, parks, shorts, and of course drinking outdoors! And there is no place finer to enjoy a clandestine cocktail than the beautiful East Bay. Take my hand, let me show you some places to crack some brews near nature. Morcom Rose Garden Roses are red —
On a dark street, and in an even darker club in Oakland, there are arranged fights happening for money. And these Oakland warriors are not playing basketball, they’re body slamming, clothes lining, and diving from turnbuckles in full character and costume, to delight of a fanatic crowd. The first Friday of each