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Notes From a Dive Bar III

Alan Black | Posted 05.17.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

Years ago, at night's end, I locked a drunk French tourist in the bar, by mistake. He awakened under a table on the balcony, perfumed with vomit, a fragrance found in bars. Only the bar's ghosts were with him.

16 Signs Of A Good Dive Bar

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.26.2015 | Taste

Kitsch is mandatory.

Sorry, Hipsters: 17 Signs You Are NOT In A Dive Bar

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.27.2014 | Comedy

You think your favorite bar is a dive, but have you ever even been in one? Hipsters may have made the dive bar fashionable, but that also means we ...

Santiago's Oldest and Best Dive Ba

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 11.16.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

It was an amazing experience. People laughed, they sang, they drank, and then they laughed some more. Nobody yelled, threatened, menaced. Few of us spoke the same language, but all seemed to understand the other.

13 Signs You're in a Dive Bar

Eva Moon | Posted 11.11.2013 | Comedy
Eva Moon

We may only be halfway through September, but already October beckons, along with thoughts of the beery excesses of Oktoberfest. With that in mind, I took myself to a local tavern -- in the interest of research, mind you! I

Dive Bar Wants To 'Secede' From Park Slope

DNAinfo | Posted 11.21.2012 | New York

PARK SLOPE — A longtime local watering hole says it wants to quit Park Slope cold turkey. A bartender at Jackie's Fifth Amendment has started an ...

Great American Dive Bars

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 11.13.2011 | Home
Find. Eat. Drink.

We know it's nearly impossible to complete a list of the greatest dive bars in America, but here is a start. This list is picks from bartenders, somme...

Bourbon and Brine

Max Watman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Max Watman

The pickleback is an odd trend for the cocktail world. There is no mixing, there are no housemade tinctures, no rarified ingredients. There isn't even any ice.