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Polar Seltzer
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Polar Seltzer’s Magical Flavors Are Now Year-Round

Magical Monday morning news for Polar Seltzer fans: Unicorn Kisses is back, and this time, it’s here to stay. And so are the carbonated candy-like […]

The Castle Island beer garden at Constitution Wharf overlooks Boston Harbor and the skyline
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Castle Island Is Opening a Beer Garden on the Charlestown Waterfront

As the final full month of summer kicks into gear, so too does Boston’s beer garden scene. Joining the likes of Trillium, Notch, Lamplighter, and […]

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Ask the Editor: Which Restaurants Serve Asian Fare and Great Cocktails?

Welcome to Ask the Editor, Boston magazine’s new dining advice column. Need a restaurant recommendation? Ask a pro. Question: Shojo in Chinatown is my favorite […]

Ellis Square Social is opening in August in downtown Beverly
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Former Grill 23 Chef Jay Murray Is Opening a Social Cocktail Bar in Beverly

As more and more city dwellers opt for suburban life in the face of home ownership hurdles and high rents in Boston, the out-of-town dining […]

Dorchester Brewing Co. entrance
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Beer Partnerships, Keytar Bear, and a Rooftop Beer Hall: Dorchester Brewing Co. at Two Years

A few years ago, Matt Malloy was really starting to get annoyed that he had to travel to Cambridge or Somerville in order to try […]

It's tiki time at the Kimpton Hotel Marlowe, with the Sandbar pop-up this summer.
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A Tiki Bar Is Popping Up in Cambridge This Summer

With tons of bars getting in on the fun with rum and dedicated tropical oases finally opening up in the city, Boston is not the […]

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Night Shift Is Opening Two Charles River Beer Gardens

UPDATE, Monday, August 13, 6 p.m.: The Owl’s Nest beer garden at Herter Park opens Saturday, Aug. 18, at noon. Night Shift has been slinging drinks along […]

The Wachusett Brew Yard at the Patios at City Hall Plaza features different guest drafts every week
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Everything to Know Right Now About Boston’s Summer Beer Gardens

We’re officially more than halfway through the summer now, but never fear, our commitment to bringing you all the latest on Boston’s multitude of delightful […]

The family-friendly taproom in Milo, Maine, serves a rotating lineup of Bissell Brothers beer on draft and in cans
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Bissell Brothers Debuts a Wild Beer Brewery in Central Maine

Summertime is prime time for a beer road trip, and there’s a new destination way up in Maine—especially for folks who like the great outdoors. […]

Blue Bottle Coffee is an open, airy space in the Prudential Center Court.
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Blue Bottle Coffee Opens a Sunny Café Inside the Prudential Center

Just a few yards past the line snaking outside the ever-crowded Barnes & Noble Starbucks at the Prudential Center, there is a new stop for […]

Democracy Brewing takes design inspiration from classic European drinking cultures like German beer halls and Irish pubs
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First Look at Democracy Brewing in Downtown Boston

Democracy is thriving in Downtown Crossing: Democracy Brewing, a worker-owned pub and neighborhood brewery, is opening its Temple Place doors to the public on Wednesday, […]

Jaho Coffee & Tea in downtown Boston
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Jaho Coffee Is Opening a Back Bay Wine Bar

Making that afternoon transition from caffeine to booze is about to get a little easier in the Back Bay: Jaho Coffee and Tea is opening […]

Cisco Brewers beers on a gray day in Nantucket
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Nantucket’s Cisco Brewers Is Opening a Portsmouth Pub

An island escape to Nantucket is not complete without a visit to its beverage-making oasis: Cisco Brewers, Triple Eight Distillery, and Nantucket Winery’s shared production […]

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Three Locally Made Drinks to Fill Your Cooler This Summer

Beer and wine have their place, but there are some activities that just call for a refreshing sip of something else. For a day at […]

Trillium Brewing unveiled Keytar Bear Double IPA at its Boston and Canton breweries today
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Trillium Brewing Unveils a Keytar Bear Beer Can

It won’t be a fully Keytar Bear-less summer after all, Boston. For one thing, esteemed bostonmagazine.com editor Lisa Weidenfeld spotted the bruin jamming in Davis […]