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Can Manchester’s New Night Czar Make Tipping Fair?

After a local restaurant was shamed for taking waitstaff tips, Parklife founder and newly appointed Night-Time Economy Advisor for Greater Manchester Sacha Lord hopes to introduce a “gold standard in tipping.”
Kamila Rymajdo
8.6.18
bars
bars

Assistant Fire Chief Ordered On-Duty Firefighters to Build Elaborate Tiki Bar in His Yard

Apparently, the state auditor does NOT like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, because the chief is now suspended.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.26.18
Booze
Booze

The Best Places to Get Drunk in Helsinki During the Trump-Putin Summit

Where to get shitfaced as the world ends.
Ilkka Sirén
7.16.18
Music
Music

Fleetwood Mac-Themed Bar Opens in Chicago

The Stevie Nicks-worshipping pop-up involves edible glitter, decorative palmistry hands, activated charcoal, and like, magic and stuff.
Hilary Pollack
5.24.18
bars
bars

NYC Dive Bar Says It Will Kick Out Anyone Who Uses the Word 'Literally'

This is, like, literally discrimination.
Mayukh Sen
1.25.18
bars
bars

Being a Bouncer Means Breaking Up Lots of Fights Over Spilled Drinks

If you can picture it, I’m 6’ 8” and 315 pounds. I was always considered the nice guy out of my friends, and I don’t have a threatening or intimidating manner. But I’ve now been doing security for eight years.
Anonymous
1.8.18
NEW YORK CITY
NEW YORK CITY

A Visit to Jingle Hell's, the Anti-Holiday Cheer Bar

Grab a glass of Santa's Cough Medicine and deck the halls with naughtiness and misery.
Luke Winkie
12.13.17
New Orleans
New Orleans

How I Run the Only Non-Christmas Christmas Bar in America

Owning a dive bar is not for everybody. Some people in New Orleans would probably love to get rid of Snake and Jakes Christmas Club Lounge, but I keep it going because there’s nothing else like it.
Dave Clements
12.4.17
o rly
o rly

Bar Offers 'Bloody' Discount to Women Who Are on Their Periods

Tell the bartender you're on the rag, and you'll receive 25 percent off your bar bill, since women spend roughly one-fourth of their lives menstruating.
Jelisa Castrodale
11.1.17
bars
bars

How to Start a Tiki Bar from Scratch

"Beyond the drink, it’s about the complete transformative experience of leaving the outside world and coming to another world where it’s dusk, it’s moody, it’s atmospheric."
Martin Cate
9.22.17
bartending
bartending

This Could Be the Most Honest Bartender-Wanted Ad Ever

Despite how unappealing the job sounds, applications have been pouring in.
Daisy Meager
8.31.17
Restaurant Confessionals
Restaurant Confessionals

These Are the Worst Jokes That Waiters Tell for Better Tips

"I think the customers like my jokes. I guess you kinda have to be there to get it at the time."
Thieu Custers
8.29.17