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May 14, 2010
Happy Hour
Once, while getting bombed at My Father’s Place with writer and rocker Willy Vlautin, we talked about our mutual fondness for old man bars. "I like drinking with old folks," he said. "They’ve...
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May 7, 2010
Happy Hour
JUST IN: The Secret Society now has a late night happy hour. We feel giddy with insider info just thinking about it, and we’re stone cold sober. This 1907 historic building (at 116 NE Russell...
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Apr 16, 2010
Happy Hour
I’m not sure if it’s the shiny green walls, the preponderance of low-hanging light fixtures or the waitress’s sultry voice, but the Jade Lounge exudes tranquility. If Nurse Ratched had only...
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Apr 9, 2010
Happy Hour
This should come as a surprise to no one, but I’m a dive bar guy. I like dark rooms, shady characters, and cheap drinks—places where my lack of manners and fashion sense pass, for the most part,...
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Feb 19, 2010
The Sporting Life
Liquor company executives aren’t stupid. Why shouldn’t you have Olympic-themed cocktails the next time your pals come over to watch the bobsled finals? No reason at all. The marketing wizards at...
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Feb 2, 2010
The Sporting Life
This Sunday is Super Bowl XLIV (or 44, if you’re counting). I’m not the football fan I once was, but like most intelligent and thoughtful citizens, I’m rooting for the New Orleans Saints. The...
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Dec 17, 2009
Christmas list
I’m working on a comprehensive post about Christmas gift ideas for the beer and cocktail lover (like me!) on your list, but here’s a few to tide you over in the meantime. Beer of the Month...
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Dec 11, 2009
Ill Communication
Alas dear drinking buddies, I have succumbed to the plague. I am unwell. Under the weather. Bit by the bug. Sick as the proverbial dog. The question is, should this unfortunate turn of the...
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Nov 23, 2009
Holiday Cocktails
As promised, I’ve turned my attention to Thanksgiving cocktails. Any time my family is shoved together under one roof, it calls for drastic measures, alcohol-wise. Since slamming a forty of malt...
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Oct 30, 2009
Drink or Treat
I’m going to a Halloween cocktail party this Saturday and I’ve been racking my cranium for the perfect drink to bring. Needless to say, it’s got to be scary. I seem to remember one year we did a...
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