Going on week two of the Federal Government shutdown, and this is getting real. From support for needy mothers and their newborns to clinical trials for cancer patients to benefits for servicemen and their families, there are endless, heartbreaking stories of affected people, programs and agencies, [...]
I am a born and bred New Yorker and a rabid Yankees fan. I curse too much. Behind the wheel, you would know pretty instantly where I learned to drive. With most of my tight knit family in the Northeast, there is really no good reason for me to have moved 400 miles south to [...]
In 2011, I was 25 years old, and I didn’t like beer. I felt confused and disappointed with myself. Beer is a crisp, refreshing, carbonated alcoholic beverage. A staple at summer barbecues for millions of Americans. It’s even acceptable to drink during the day. What was wrong with me? I love wine. I love bourbon. I [...]
Hot off the tails of the Brewers Association Craft Brewers’ Conference, check out these top trends in craft beer, and always remember, it’s five o’clock somewhere.
I am a cross-drinker – an equal opportunist when it comes to alcoholic beverages. I love wine. I love bourbon. Oh man, I freaking LOVE craft beer. What I’m drinking depends on my mood, the season, who I’m with, how bad my day was, what I’m eating, whether the Yankees won, or perhaps most importantly, [...]
THE BOOZE BIN By Jill Haapaniemi (@haapsandbarley) Growing popularity of craft and microbrews over the past few years shouldn’t be news to anyone remotely in tune with the food and beverage world. Homemade batches of hoppy IPAs, stouts, and Belgian triples once made by a couple of friends bored in their basements have brewed a [...]
THE BOOZE BIN By Laura Petrosky (@chronic_ally) Hotel bars used to be a sad place where lonely business travelers were wallowing in their average-at-best drinks at the end of a long workday. I just came back from a conference in Aurora, Colorado, where the hotel bar was just that – the last place you wanted [...]