Booze

29 Jul 2016

Befriending a Bartender 101 (There’s Free Drinks!)

Going out is simultaneously the best and worst way to distract yourself from life’s problems. Yes, drinking is fun and awesome, but it can also be stressful and expensive as hell. Sometimes you go out with friends who are complete dicks and you end up pissing off the bartender. Sometimes

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01 Jul 2016

7 Things I’d Like to Thank Canada For

July 1st marks Canada Day when our pals to the north celebrate the birthday of their wonderful country. Now I could go on and on about how much I love the elite hockey players they’ve produced, their delicious maple syrup, and the joys of Labatts but that’s been done. I won’t

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27 May 2016

6 Cheap Burgers That Aren’t Shake Shack

I always find it so fascinating that every time I walk by a Shake Shack there’s a line around the block. I totally get for a lot of tourists this is a very affordable (Hamburgers are about $4) option for traditional American fare. But Shake Shack is now a national/international

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24 May 2016

10 Essential Summer Cocktails for NYC

Summer is ALMOST here… Yes, so far it’s been quite the cock tease. One day it’s so hot, you dress your pale body in booty shorts and crop tops, the next so cold you gotta take your parka back out from storage. But I am an optimist, and trust that

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18 May 2016

Waypoint Tavern Aims to be a Bar Created for Geeks

James Kenna is an ambitious nerdy thirty-something with big dreams to bring like-minded people together. This would by NYC’s first dedicated geek tavern. James and his cohorts saw a gap in the market and knew just how to fill it. With Marvel’s movies and Netflix shows ganging more fans every day, more and

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12 Mar 2016

Leaving a nasty Yelp review makes you an asshole

  OFF MENU IS SPONSORED BY EMPEROR NORTON’S BOOZELAND THE TENDERLOIN’S NEWEST HISTORIC DIVE.  HAPPY HOUR NOON – 7PM Oh, the Internet. We love it and hate it for many reasons. One of them is the instant gratification we receive when posting on social media, like that of instant revenge. With one click, you

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12 Mar 2016

HOW THE BLIND BARBER BECAME A SUCCESSFUL BAR & BARBERSHOP

A few summers ago in the Hamptons, I met a young man with a great personality and an ability to make everyone have a good time. At the time, he was the general manager at Ella Lounge, a spunky little LES staple that is now (sadly) gone. Now co-owner of

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