Bars

The Baldwin Bar
Restaurants

Woburn’s Baldwin & Sons Lands on Esquire 2017 Best Bars

Ran Duan made a Colonial mansion in Woburn a drink-lover’s destination when he transformed a bar driven by scorpion bowls into a retro-modern tiki lounge, […]

One Kendall Square, Cambridge
Restaurants

State Park, Mamaleh’s Debut the Tropical Bar by the Elevator

With some hot and sunny days finally in the forecast, One Kendall Square has a brand new reason to be stoked about patio season. The […]

Restaurants

Todd Maul Is Leaving Café ArtScience in June

UPDATE, May 15, 2:30 p.m.: Not only will June 14 be Todd Maul’s last day at Café ArtScience, it will also be the restaurant’s last […]

Budweiser Signature Draught
Restaurants

Shock Topper: State Says Anheuser-Busch Is Anticompetitive

After a 14-month investigation into “aggressive [marketing] tactics” of Anheuser-Busch (AB InBev), the Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission has charged the the multinational beer behemoth […]

Restaurants

The 14 Best Boston Bars with Games

While some nights out call for good conversation and a quiet room, others need a little more excitement. The chance to break the mold of […]

Restaurants

A Trillium Beer Garden Is Coming to the Greenway

When the highly anticipated beer garden on the Greenway opens this summer, beers from none other than the venerated Trillium will be on tap, the […]

Restaurants

First Look at the Bully Boy Still-to-Glass Cocktail Bar

Dave Willis was happy guests seemed to enjoy the “experiential” tours at his Roxbury distillery, Bully Boy, when they first started six years ago, “but […]

Restaurants

Tasting Counter’s Casual Wine Bar Is Now Open Five Nights a Week

There are now several more hours each week to get your natural wine fix in Somerville. The casual, after-hours bar that picks up after the […]

Restaurants

Have “A Proper Drink” With Cocktail Writer Robert Simonson in Boston

These days, it’s almost a given that a new restaurant will open with a bespoke cocktails program, that bartenders will experiment with spirit infusions, that […]

Irish Coffee at Grafton Street Pub / Photo provided
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The Best Irish Whiskey Cocktails For St. Patrick’s Day Weekend in Boston

Red Legs Citizen Public House & Oyster Bar The newest draft cocktail here is rooted in deep Irish history, albeit an unsavory one. Made with […]

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Two Boston Breweries Want to Expand in the Seaport

It’s tough to remember with the March winds whipping at your back, but Boston is lovely in the summertime. Two Boston-area breweries are looking to […]

The new lobby bar at Hotel Marlowe in Cambridge
Restaurants

Hotel Marlowe Debuts a Brandy Bar

Brandy is the catchall term for liquors distilled from wine—classic French Cognacs, brandy de Jerez, from the Andalusian “sherry triangle;” American apple brandies, and other […]

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Rhode Island’s Isle Brewers Guild Opens This Month

By the end of March, Isle Brewers Guild will officially open its taproom in Pawtucket. The $12 million brewing mecca not only marks a move home for historic Rhode Island brand Narragansett, but […]

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Notch Brewing Is Building Out More Taproom Space in Salem

The welcoming, industrial atmosphere at Notch Brewing—complete with fresh, hot pretzels; a riverside biergarten, and live accordion tunes on Saturday afternoons—makes it seem like the […]

Louis CK on stage at the Burren Back Room after midnight on February 16, 2017. / Photo by Christopher Anderson
Arts & Entertainment

Louis CK Crashed Late Night Comedy at the Burren

After surprising a crowd at McGreevey’s on Valentine’s Day, Louis CK brought his comedy chops to the Burren. The Newton native rolled into the Davis […]