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The Hottest Apres-Ski Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Twerk in your ski boots at a Vegas-style club in Lake Tahoe; don furs at a bar fashioned from 20 tons of ice in Queenstown, New Zealand; clink glasses of champagne paired with caviar at Aspen's roving pop-up Oasis Bar; or hug complete strangers while shooting schnapps at Trofana Alm in Austria. From refined to rowdy, we've rounded up 17 bars where you can celebrate post-slopes.

7 Legendary American Dive Bars That Should Have Survived

Liquor.com | Posted 03.24.2015 | Taste
Liquor.com

The down-and-dirty criteria for a true dive varies, but the sense of ease you feel when you enter is universal.

Sitting In Bars With Cake: 1 Year Later, A Book Deal and a Boyfriend

Audrey Shulman | Posted 03.22.2015 | Los Angeles
Audrey Shulman

In 2013, I took 50 cakes to bars around Los Angeles in hopes of baiting a boyfriend. It seemed like a practical plan: bake cakes, take them to bars, a nice guy would surface, and we'd move in together after a tastefully long courtship.

Greg Nardello: Millennial Entrepreneur Making Moves On St. Mark's

Kara Kamenec | Posted 03.14.2015 | New York
Kara Kamenec

Why would this be any millennial's dream project? To answer that, I sat down with Augurs Well owner, Greg Nardello, to get his take on what it's like to be a millennial entrepreneur in a typically non-millennial industry.

Top Home Bars for New Years Eve

Porch.com | Posted 03.02.2015 | HuffPost Home
Porch.com

Thinking of hosting a party this season? The most important rule of thumb when entertaining is to make your guests feel welcome in your home. But homes like these show us that a well-designed bar can make the party more interesting.

Celebrate 2015: New Year's Eve in Washington, D.C.

Andrea Poe | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Washington, D.C. knows how to celebrate New Year's Eve. Here are a few of the best places to ring in the New Year, plus a few just outside the Beltway.

Best Holiday Bars in New York City

Ashley Massis | Posted 02.10.2015 | New York
Ashley Massis

The smell of winter and hot chestnuts on the street corners can be enchanting. If you're a local New Yorker, you know that this time also brings tourists, heavier traffic, and colder walks to work. Whether a tourist or a New Yorker, these bars will help you feel the festive cheer.

13 Of The Creepiest Haunted Bars And Restaurants In America

Thrillist | Posted 12.31.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list.

7 Of America's Most Haunted Bars

Liquor.com | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste
Liquor.com

Grab your ghost-busting gear: Drinks come with spook back at these long-haunted American bars.

How Can I Learn to Appreciate the Different Tastes of Whiskey?

Quora | Posted 12.28.2014 | Taste
Quora

Drinking whiskey is a lot like getting into a romantic relationship.

The 9 Stages Of Beer Drinking Everyone Experiences

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.30.2014 | Taste

Happy American Beer Day!

The 10 Best Dive Bars In America

Thrillist | Posted 12.24.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

Consider us your personal Ben Kenobi: you won't find more wonderful hives of scum and villainy this side of Tatooine.

Don't Even Think About Calling Your Bartender A Mixologist. Here's Why.

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 10.23.2014 | Taste

"A mixologist is a bartender who doesn't get invited to parties."

The Dirtiest Things Behind Every Bar

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You may want to think twice about squeezing the citrus, or ordering that spirit double on the rocks.

America's Most Haunted Bars

Travel + Leisure | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
Travel + Leisure

Here's one way to ensure a bar will be haunted: open it in a former morgue. That's the case with Captain Tony's Saloon in Key West, FL, also a former speakeasy, where you may find yourself sipping gin and tonic next to a grave -- or a ghost.

Want to End Campus Sexual Assault? Tackle the Primary Issue Being Ignored

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

Until we're willing to deal with the fact that young people are sexual people who need more realistic, developmentally appropriate guidance when it comes to sexual expression and satisfaction, the situation is not going to change.

Sacramento in a Day

Findery | Posted 11.30.2014 | Travel
Findery

Sacramento is not known as a destination city. I get it. It's small, quiet, and mostly suburban. But I am here to tell you that there's plenty to do and see.

If You Love Your Dive Bar, Then Kill It!

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.23.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

Sure, you might not like the tourists who wander in on occasion, but you'd probably like it less if the place simply vanished forever, replaced by an upscale fashion boutique or chain restaurant.

Visiting the Waterfront Bar and Grill in San Diego

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

You walk into the place and somehow just feel at home. It's a dive bar for sure -- stickers cover the wall behind the beer taps and bric-a-brac is everywhere -- but for some reason you can easily spend an entire day here.

The 6 Types Of Bartender

Dan Miles | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Dan Miles

In many ways bartending is like the French Foreign Legion; they are both challenging lifestyles, attracting a disparate and, let's face it, occasionally shady, bunch of characters.

How to Charm Your Way Into Milan's Coolest Speakeasy

Fathom | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel
Fathom

Like all 21st-century speakeasies, 1930 is all about creativity, with a splash of cuteness.

11 Rooftop Hotel Bars for Hot Summer Nights

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.11.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

With summer in full effect, raise a glass and raise the roof -- quite literally -- it's peak season for rooftop patio-ing. As such, I've rounded-up 11 favorites at luxury hotels from Laguna Beach to Bangkok.

Think You Know Your Scotch Whisky? Think Again

AskMen.com | Posted 09.30.2014 | Taste
AskMen.com

Scotch is one of those special spirits that manages to distill the essence of a place into a bottle.

If Jagger or McCartney Hadn't Made It, Would They Be Playing in a Cover Band?

David Fagin | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
David Fagin

These days, aside from writing for The Huff, amongst others, I basically survive on whatever royalties ASCAP's magnanimous computer feels like doling out each month for composing the theme to Jenna Elfman's last, short-lived CBS sitcom. But, life wasn't always this "amazing."

Come for the Music Festivals, Stay for Chicago

Findery | Posted 09.16.2014 | Travel
Findery

If you're coming for Pitchfork or Lollapalooza, don't miss out on what the rest of the city has to offer. We wait all year for summer -- you may have heard that we just had an epically terrible winter -- and this is the best time to take in all that's awesome about Chicago.