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  1. big chills
    Very Fancy Ice Is Completely Frivolous and Absolutely PerfectIt’s beautiful. It’s pointless. It’s the pleasure of going out.
  2. lost weekends
    Are New York’s New ‘To Go’ Bars Here to Stay?Sidewalk imbibers and cash-starved businesses hope so.
  3. party advice
    The Best New Year’s Eve Cocktail Is the Old CubanI mean, come on: It’s a mojito with Champagne.
  4. openings
    The Riddler Opens in NYC With Champagne, Caviar, and Tater-Tot WafflesThe bubble-soaked San Francisco import debuts in the West Village next week.
  5. bubbles
    Anxious Nation Awaits Imminent Arrival of Bud Light Hard SeltzerThe anticipation is bubbling over.
  6. crises
    White Claw Shortage Grips AmericaThe company is reportedly working very hard to spike more seltzer.
  7. grub guides
    The Perfect Beach Wines for Summer, According to 14 Wine ExpertsGrab a towel and get to it.
  8. lifestyle advice
    It’s Time to Try a G&T-PlusYes, there is a way to make a gin-and-tonic ever-so-slightly better.
  9. openings
    Finally, Via Carota Team Opens Bar Pisellino in the West VillageJody Williams and Rita Sodi complete their neighborhood mini-fiefdom with their restaurant’s long-awaited sister bar.
  10. openings
    A New Brooklyn Bar Is Dedicated to California WinesAt Coast and Valley, every Pinot noir and sauvignon blanc comes from the Golden State.
  11. closings
    Greenpoint Favorite Enid’s Will CloseThe bar’s last night will be March 31
  12. wine pairing of the week
    Watching Football? Grab One of These Unexpected Sparkling WinesThe perfect thing to drink when you’re snacking on pigs in a blanket.
  13. wine pairing of the week
    How to Pair Wine With PB&JPerfect for back to school!
  14. health concerns
    World’s Most Depressing Study Confirms All Alcohol Is Bad for YouThere are no ifs, ands, or buts about it.
  15. good buzz
    Is Marijuana the Future of Beer?The legal pot industry and the beer industry are about to converge with hangover-free, low-calorie drinks that will still give you a buzz.
  16. wine pairing of the week
    How to Pair Wine With Cheap SushiGrab a California roll and a bottle of Grüner.
  17. drinking
    The $15 Mocktail Is HereAre booze-free drinks too expensive? Or have they secretly become awesome?
  18. grub guides
    6 Bottles of Sparkling Wine for Summer BoozingAs recommended by the owner of New York’s latest Champagne boîte.
  19. fundraisers
    Sunny’s Will Close This Summer If It Doesn’t Raise $50,000The bar’s owner is trying to buy the building from the rest of the family.
  20. shaken or stirred
    Pre-Batched Martinis Are Surprisingly Controversial — and Vastly Superior“There’s something really intense about it.”
  21. news you can booze
    Alcohol’s Health Benefits May Be ‘Grossly Oversold’ by Industry-Funded ResearchExperts claim that argument “has really fallen apart in the last couple years.”
  22. coming eventually
    One of the World’s Top Craft Brewers Will Open a Brewery and Taproom in New YorkEvil Twin will operate a 4,000-square-foot space for drinking, plus brew “one-off batches” and special bottle releases.
  23. it’s about time
    Connecticut Commuters Rejoice: Bar Cars Are Coming BackAlcohol will return to the MTA’s New Haven line in 2018.
  24. everything is terrible
    Very Depressing New Study Links Alcohol to 7 Forms of CancerEven moderate drinkers are at risk.
  25. Best of New York
    The Absolute Best Cocktail Bar in New YorkThe city’s finest places to find both innovation and familiarity — along with expertly chilled, exceptionally balanced, deftly mixed drinks.
  26. Drinking
    The Beer Trail: 8 New Microbreweries to VisitIt’s possible to embark on the hops-and-malt-driven equivalent of a wine-tasting weekend in Napa without ever leaving town.
  27. Sloshed
    The Sloshed Guide to Saying CheersHow to perfectly execute the most sophisticated of our drinking traditions….
  28. Sloshed
    Sloshed: Judging Bars by Their Actual, Physical BarsIt’s time for barflies to establish a system by which bars — actual, physical bars — can be classified.
  29. Sloshed
    Sloshed: How to Drink Your Way Through the Christmas SeasonThe only sensible way to navigate the Yuletide gauntlet is with drink in hand.
  30. Booze
    Your Bartender Might Hate YouOrder wisely or not at all.
  31. Beer Me
    In Other News, College Students Sometimes Use Fake IDsBU students drink, party, and tumble into the streets.
  32. Mediavore
    Fire Causes Major Chocolate Meltdown in Western PA; American Chinese FoodPlus: Goat finally gets its national moments; and Stevia’s California’s new squeaky-green cash crop, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Booze You Can’t Use
    New Study: Drinking Sometimes Leads to Ill-Advised Sex-HavingHint: Stop at five drinks at the holiday open bar.
  34. Oops
    Now Olive Garden Is Giving Toddlers Booze, TooAdvice to parents: Just stay away from the chains.
  35. Drinking
    Toddler Gets Sauced at Applebee’s“Nobody at the table ordered alcoholic drinks, so, he definitely shouldn’t have received one.”
  36. Mediavore
    City Council Blocks Expansion of an Upper Roxborough Community Garden;Plus Iron Chef tanks in Australia, and college administrators crack down on “drunkorexia” all in our morning news roundup.
  37. Booze News
    Toasts of the Town: Pegu Club’s Birthday All-Star MenuPegu Club showcases past original drinks in honor of their fifth birthday.
  38. Bars
    Mondays are for Drinking New ThingsWhere to try new alcoholic beverages around town
  39. Mediavore
    Intelligentsia’s Hip-Hop Coffee, Binge Drinking’s Shame DilemmaPlus: Maggiano’s waiters sue the restaurant, and how to get a ticket to Baconfest Chicago, all in our morning news roundup.
  40. Thought Pieces
    Malcolm Gladwell’s Guide to DrunksThe ‘New Yorker’ scribe approaches booze with an anthropological eye.
  41. Mediavore
    NBC Ruffles Feathers with Fried Chicken; SK Foods Owner ArrestedA major network’s cafeteria causes controversy and a criminal investigation turns up one rotten tomato.
  42. Booze News
    Lush Halsted Goes Legit, Becomes a Wine BarThe liquor store lands a tavern license.
  43. Mediavore
    Asian Carp to be Sold as ‘Silverfin’; Kraft to Buy CadburyPlus: Britain bans drinking games, and Mariah Carey launches a champagne, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Recipes
    DIY Ron-Ron JuiceA watermelon cooler is not an acceptable substitute for the iconic Jersey Shore drink.
  45. Mediavore
    McPier Goes Looks For New Food; How to Survive a Chopstick to the BrainPlus: Rachael Ray gets seriously into Mardi Gras, and Florida’s meager strawberry harvest, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Openings
    Oh, Hey, Another Beer-Centric Sports Bar Is ComingRiver North gets a bar that even its investors admit is unremarkable.
  47. Drinking
    Bloody Marys and Menudo: Hangover Cures From Our Favorite Dive BartendersBartenders from ace dives like Bernice’s, Ten Cat, and The Sovereign pass along their failproof hangover cures.
  48. Mediavore
    Bye Bye Brookline Bertucci’s; California Spinach RecalledPlus: the rules of drinking; examining the myth of comfort foods