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Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC’S BACK TO SCHOOL BAR COMMANDMENTS

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Sure, summers are crazy here, but there is nothing like the last week of August and the first few weeks of September. With their fake ID’s in hand and a glint in their eye, these children will do anything to get past the bouncers to consume as many Jager-bombs as possible. Continue reading

Food and Drinks News 

AW, NUTS: FOUR PIECES OF LOCAL DONUT NEWS THAT WILL ENHANCE YOUR LIFE

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The team behind the loud and boisterous Washington Street house of solid beer and poutine galore, The Gallows, have announced plans for something called Blackbird Doughnuts, which at present has plans for a South End opening at 492 Tremont Street. Continue reading

Food and Drinks LULZ News 

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKOUT: MEET YOUR NEW COOKIE FRIEND WHILE DRUNK IN HARVARD SQUARE

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His name is John Piermarini, and he’s got cookies to deliver. It was almost five years ago, during his last semester of college, when Piermarini started his venture into the confectionery world. And ever since then, it’s somehow evolved into a sort of underground cookie-delivery service for the largely inebriated. Continue reading

Beer 

INTO THE SUN: LOCAL SUDS TO GO WITH END-OF-SUMMER SHENANIGANS

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As you try to cram every possible summer activity into the waning days, here are some of New England’s warm season suds to snatch up, stockpile, and the summer sun begins its slow descent into sleep. Continue reading

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PRIDE AND GLORY: A TWO-DAY SEMI-OUTDOOR AMERICAN GOODS EXTRAVAGANZA. WITH WHISKEY.

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“If everyone spent 5 percent of their purchases buying American crafted goods, there would be a million new jobs in the USA,” says Mark Bollman, American Field founder and CEO of Ball and Buck in the Back Bay. “We’re getting separated from the process in which something is made, [and instead just] buying something in plastic packaging from a shelf.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

WELLNESS FOR DEGENERATES: HEALTH TIPS FOR STUDENTS

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We may find ourselves thrown back into the shuffle, struggling to nail down some semblance of a routine that we have no desire to create. Especially when acclimating to a new city or school. Just trying to figure out how to get to and from class can be overwhelming, let alone trying to figure out what to eat, and how to stay active. Continue reading

Beer 

HONEST PINT: CHECKING IN WITH A LOCAL CICERONE ON BEER RULES

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To make it through hell, Dante had his Virgil. In order to decipher the misty rules of serving and downing beer, one needs an equally knowledgeable chaperone. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

FINAL BATTLE: SOUS CHEFS, HIP-HOP, AND PATIO PARTYING THIS SUNDAY

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“We have a lot of interesting, smart people coming together over food, and that’s really what it’s about,” Meenan says. “Building community while breaking down the traditional silos [and social interaction] people are used to being a part of in Boston.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

BAR HAVOC: TINDER LOVE

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We met at a bar (where it took three shots of Fireball Whiskey to calm me down before he even arrived.) He walked in and I wanted to laugh. He was so much shorter than I imagined, but still, really cute. We got along well and I loved that he didn’t know anything about me. I wasn’t Mike’s ex, or Dave’s ex, or a wrestler, or a bartender. Just a stranger. Continue reading

Food and Drinks 

EXCLUSIVE HOOCH: ONE BARREL. 250 BOTTLES. TIME TO DRINK.

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“I wanted a repasado (anything aged at least two months, up to a year) and that the tequila would have all the characteristics of a great tequila, but had to be one that was very approachable.” Continue reading

Food and Drinks News 

TWILIGHT: A TESTING GROUND FOR LATE-NIGHT FOOD TRUCK-ERY DEBUTS

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“I’m hoping it’s not a pilot program,” she said, “I believe that the partners and people involved [want it to work]. If it does, it will be going for as long as public wants it to go. Sure, when there’s snow it won’t be as easy, but we’d like to keep going as long as people want it.” Continue reading