bars

Last Call: I Went to My Favorite Dive Bar’s Liquidation Sale

The bar I frequented in my 20s recently shut down forever, but not before auctioning off the entire establishment from the inside out

How Happy Hour Became Illegal in a Number of Different States

A moral panic around drunk driving led state legislators to push for bans on ‘happy hour’ discounts on drinks. Nearly four decades later, there’s little evidence it did any good — but some states still don’t want people getting a late-afternoon deal on booze

I’m the Reason Everyone Now Chases Their Booze With Pickle Juice

The owner of the Bushwick Country Club in New York City on how the drink went from a random bar challenge to a worldwide phenomenon

How Easy Is It to Slide a Drink Down the Length of a Bar?

Let’s put it this way: It definitely takes more than just a flick of the wrist