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Drink Up: 5 of the Drunkest Cities in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 09.10.2016 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Chicago is known for its numerous and varied bars, and a lively drinking culture to go along with it. But the rest of Illinois also has its fair share...

The Weird Way Alcohol Makes You Fat

Rodale Wellness | Posted 09.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Rodale Wellness

Here are more nutritionist-approved ways to enjoy your cocktail without derailing your diet:

Is Your Drinking Making You Fat?

Details | Posted 09.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Details

By Jaqueline Burt for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) We all know that alcohol is high in calories, but that doesn't really mean we have to give up ...

"People Started Referring To Me As A Monster." A Gay Man's Struggle With Alcohol

Nathan Manske | Posted 09.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

Finally growing tired of the endless cycle of drinking, making mistakes, resolving them, and repeating the process all over again, Alexander had a moment of clarity and wanted to stop once and for all.

Everything You Need For A Well-Stocked Bar Cart

Food52 | Posted 09.04.2016 | HuffPost Home
Food52

Chris Bowman and Benjamin Harrison, co-founders of the podcast Let's Drink About It, let us in our their strategy for stocking (but not cluttering)...

6 Facts Every Self-Respecting Beer Drinker Should Know

Thrillist | Posted 09.08.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Luckily, with beer forever being the beverage of the people, the amount of smarts required to get what you like is relatively pocket-sized. These tips will help you navigate beer lists, talk to bartenders and shop clerks, and give you a huge leg up out in the wild.

6 Ways My Life Has Improved Since I've Taken a Break From Drinking

Alivia Hall | Posted 09.03.2016 | Healthy Living
Alivia Hall

I was miserable, so I decided to take a break from drinking to see if my life would improve. Now I haven't had a drink in 40 days and here are six ways I feel that my life has improved since.

Hold On To Summer's Heat With These Spicy, Chill Cocktails

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 08.31.2015 | Taste

As we brace ourselves for autumn and the impending PSO (pumpkin spice onslaught), now's the time to hold on to whatever summer we have left by enjoyin...

Would You Try a Pop-Tart Flavored Beer?

Details | Posted 08.26.2016 | Taste
Details

By Rebecca Dancer for DETAILS. (photo: Getty Images) If you ever craved a beer for breakfast, your options just got a little more fun. The latest ...

The Giant's Shoulders: Sasha Petraske 1973 - 2015

Dan Miles | Posted 08.24.2016 | Taste
Dan Miles

If there's a special corner in heaven for pioneers, then room was made this weekend for an immaculately dressed new arrival. If you've enjoyed a cock...

Comic Recalls The Accidental Brewing Of The Very First Beer

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 08.21.2015 | Arts

Where does that crisp, summery IPA you guzzle on weekends come from? Today, the answer is pretty straightforward. But when, and why, did humans start ...

America's Best Cities for Beer (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 08.20.2016 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As part of this year's America's Favorite Cities survey, readers ranked 38 metro area on categories like fine dining, live music, pizza, and burgers, all of which lend themselves to another survey category: locally-made craft beer.

San Antonio's Secret Chocolate Scene

trivago | Posted 08.20.2016 | Travel
trivago

Decadent cakes, rich mole sauces and chocolate infused tequila are just a few treats being cooked up on the culinary streets of Alamo City.

5 Super-Refreshing Summer Vodka Cocktails to Make Now

Liquor.com | Posted 08.18.2016 | Taste
Liquor.com

How about with vodka cocktails that showcase summer's fleeting flavors? Fuzzy peaches, pineapple syrup and fragrant basil are all waiting to dive into your drinks.

I'm Drinking Free Water and Going Green

Tom Falco | Posted 08.18.2016 | Green
Tom Falco

I discovered how to have drinking water whenever I want it and I never run out. I don't have to worry about lugging heavy jugs and bottles back from the supermarket and I am saving money and helping the environment.

How To Drink In College Without Ruining Your Life Or Liver

The Huffington Post | Julia Bush | Posted 08.18.2015 | College

College is a wonderful time of self-discovery and reading Emily Dickinson on the quad. Also, for some, guzzling Franzia straight from the bag and shot...

Study Suggests Military Kids May Be More Apt To Smoke, Drink And Carry Guns

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

(Reuters Health) - Teens with parents or caregivers in the military may be more likely to drink, smoke, and carry weapons than other kids, a U.S. stud...

Going the Distance? Hydration and Exercise

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

It's important to establish an exercise regimen because physical activity offers many health benefits, including decreasing blood pressure, increasing muscle strength, lowering blood fat levels (cholesterol and triglycerides), improving sleep, decreasing stress, increasing insulin sensitivity and helping control body weight.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Cucumbers

Spoon University | Posted 08.06.2016 | Taste
Spoon University

Well, we know who has replaced Panacea, Greek goddess of universal remedy: the cucumber. They're delicious, yes, but cucumbers are so much more than just taste. Here are ten things that the supernatural cucumber does.

Notes From a Dive Bar XX

Alan Black | Posted 08.03.2016 | San Francisco
Alan Black

I meet a man on the road to A.A. He asks for a Zombie. You're looking at it, I say. How about a Screwdriver? Yes, and soon he owns a loose tongue, b...

The Best And Worst Booze To Drink If You Want To Lose Weight

Details | Posted 08.05.2016 | Taste
Details

By K. Aleisha Fetters for DETAILS. (Main photo: Getty Images) Alcohol can either give you a beer belly or help you uncover your abs. After all, wh...

19 Hilarious Drunk Purchases You Won't Regret Waking Up To ... OK, Some You Might

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.04.2015 | Comedy

No need to be embarrassed. OK, maybe a little embarrassed. So, you got drunk and bought some stuff online. How bad could it be? Well, turns out prett...

Think Drinking Alcohol Before Bed Can Help You Sleep? Not Even Close.

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.04.2015 | OWN

We've all heard about the negative impact of screen time before bed and how it can disrupt our ability to sleep, but there's an even worse nighttime h...

The Greatest Bars In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.31.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class cocktail menus or a vibe that just keeps you coming back

5 Dirty Tricks Bartenders Use To Take More Of Your Money

Thrillist | Posted 07.30.2016 | Taste
Thrillist

Bars and their keeps who -- often with some nudging from management -- use little scams to either shortchange customers or squeeze extra cash out of them.