While some may argue that a neighborhood bar is different than a dive bar, I am choosing to nestle them together in a little cluster of goodness…like a gooey caramel popcorn ball, or a fluffy sugar confection. Because they are all cost-effective and have that oddly twisted “je ne sais quoi”, the secret sauce that brings characters of all walks together in such a strange and lovely way.
NYC in the summer is a magical time. I’ve now lived through multiple summers here and I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that there is never a shortage of things to do. The nice thing is that, even with the landscape being so full, there’s always
New York City is known for many things. To some, it’s the dirty-water hot dogs from a street cart or pizza on every corner. To some, it’s the flashing Broadway lights of the iconic Times Square. What can’t be denied by anyone is the fact that New York City is
Behold the Tenth Anniversary Edition of the Bay to Breakers Liquor Store Map, the now-legendary smartphone map that shows the nearest booze and smoke shops even in the Golden Gate Park backwoods of the Bay to Breakers race. There are no liquor stores at all on the second half of
Now that Coachella is here, festival season is finally upon us. This means donning your cutest threads, shuffling around from stage to stage to see three-quaters of a performance, eating food that comes on a stick, and of course paying exorbitant amounts of money on booze. Thankfully there are hidden
We’ve all been there before. The bills have piled up, and your bank account has seen better days. But just because your finances are going through a rough patch, it doesn’t mean there aren’t still plenty of ways to enjoy life and have fun. And it certainly doesn’t mean you
Dogs and alcohol–what better combination exists to dull the pain? Luckily, there are bars scattered throughout the East Bay that welcome your Fido on a Friday night. Glug some top-notch hooch with the pooch, and chase it with the hair of the dog at these three canine-friendly bars for bar-friendly
We all have ideas in our minds of what the Gold Rush years were like, and what blossomed from that. No doubt, our thoughts–and the actual history–involve a lot of alcohol. In fact, in 1852, San Francisco had 350 bar rooms, and in 1853, 537 places in the city were serving alcohol. Ever wondered what exactly San Franciscans were sipping on in the 1800s? If so, read on.