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LAST GOOD NIGHT: THE NORTH END’S LONE IRISH PUB IS POURING ITS LAST PINT

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Goody Glover’s, tragically, is closing up for the last time at the end of the month. And in a neighborhood marred by gentrification and rising rents, the loss will be felt by all who have lingered for hours there over a beer. Continue reading

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WEIRD SCIENCE: CAFÉ ARTSCIENCE’S TODD MAUL WANTS TO MAKE YOU A DRINK THAT DOESN’T EXIST

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“The big thing for us is taking small ideas and seeing how we can build [on them],” says Maul. “But not with gimmicks. We’re looking at the future of drinking, [and how] to just make a better drink.” Continue reading

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FIVE DRINK MINIMUM: DIVE TO SWANK EDITION

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Be it Davis Square in Somerville, the wild shoddy badlands of Allston, and even the nooks found around Fenway Park, what you’re about to read is a story involving intoxicated buffoonery all conducted at your favorite (or not-so-favorite) local haunts, be it drinking in public outdoors (but just for a photo), allusions to shooting pornography, and even men in ruffled shirts becoming threatened by small children drinking out of coconut shells in close proximity to them. Continue reading

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LONE STAR CAMBRIDGE: IT’S COMING, AND SO ARE THE LIBATIONS. HERE’S A TASTE.

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Toste says he’s going to focus on bringing elements of the old to embolden the new, be it a new crushed ice program, house-made tinctures, or the general ebb and flow of seasonal offerings matching when they’re being rolled out. Ultimately though, Toste says the food will dictate the palate. Continue reading

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SECOND THIRST: FOUR DAYS OF COCKTAIL CULTURE, KNOWLEDGE, AND DRINKING IN NOVEMBER

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But don’t mistake it for another big-format trade show. This is more intimate, with three themed parties (and yes, there will be separate after-parties), and sessions as different as the personalities peppering the local cocktail scene, many of whom will be behind the bar all at once. Continue reading

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CAUSE TO PARTY: YOUR NEW HOUSE OF BBQ AND RUM BY TD GARDEN

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Carrion’s Penalty Box Pain Killer, inspired by a classic Polynesian drink called a “pain killer,” uses Sailor Jerry spice rum to great effect with pineapple and orange juice, simple syrup, and caramelized bananas blended with coconut milk. It’s like a Pina Colada, but better. Much better. Continue reading

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PRO-UNION: HAPPY-FUN-TIME IN SOMERVILLE

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Walking into Brass Union, the newcomer in Somerville’s Union Square, it’s hard to imagine that you’re walking into a classy bar instead of an adult fun-house. Continue reading

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PARLA-ABLE: AN EAST VILLAGE-ESQUE COCKTAIL HAUNT RISES

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Parla, the new spot on Hanover that brings something of an East Village-meets-San Francisco vibe to the North End. Continue reading

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CAIPIRINHA-AHH

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Getting familiar with Brazil’s cocktail. Continue reading

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SUMMER PREVIEW: BAR AND RESTAURANT OPENINGS TO GET EXCITED FOR

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A sweeping list of up-and-coming restaurants to get you stoked for new eateries opening this summer. Continue reading