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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

UPDATE, August 21, 5 p.m.: Ellis Square Social opens tonight at 5 p.m., Boston Restaurant Talk reports. It’s open Monday-Thursday 4-11 p.m., and Fridays and […]

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 […]

People saying cheers with Remnant brewing beers
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Everything to Know Right Now About Boston’s Seasonal Beer Gardens

This post was last updated Friday, September 21, at 11 a.m. Summer is winding down, but never fear, our commitment to bringing you all the latest on the […]

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 […]

The "snug" and bar at Democracy Brewing
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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

UPDATE, Friday, Sept. 21, 4:30 p.m.: Jaho Coffee and Tea finally opens in the Back Bay on Monday, Sept. 24. The hours are 6:30 a.m.-11 […]

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 […]

An original cocktail called Annette’s Bikini, and a gin and tonic made with GrandTen Distilling's new Wire Works Rosé Gin
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Drink This Now: GrandTen Distilling Wire Works Rosé Gin

World Gin Day and National Rosé Day converge this year on Saturday, June 9—and the most responsible way to celebrate might be to combine your […]

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Taste of the Tropics: Five Boston Bars Serving South American Cocktails

From Peruvian pisco to Bolivian singani, South American spirits are heating up the Boston cocktail scene this summer.

The Duckfat Frites Shack is now open at the Oxbow Blending & Bottling beer garden
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Portland Favorite Duckfat Has a Casual New Takeout Restaurant

’Tis the season for day trips to southern Maine. As if you needed another reason to visit Bostonians’ other favorite city, perennially packed Portland restaurant […]