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Do Nips — Mini Alcohol Bottles — Really Deserve Their Seedy Reputation?

These days, I don’t get on a plane without a few nips on me. Before I head to the airport, I pop into my local…

The Cult of Dunkin’ Donuts

In Massachusetts, Dunkin’ Donuts is so ubiquitous that there’s even a Dunkin’ across the street from a Dunkin’ in Boston. Any town with a stoplight…

Your Stupid Bartending Robot Will Never Be as Cool as I Am

Technology is everywhere in bars: We use point-of-sale software and computer monitors to start and close tabs; electronic printers spit out drink orders rung in from…

The St. Patrick’s Day Guide to Why You Can’t Drink on the Street

The St. Patrick’s Day debauchery in Boston is legendary: Irish bars from Somerville to Southie open at 9 a.m.; the first blacked-out revelers are cut…