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The Best Cocktail Bars On Long Island, NY

Matthew Kourie | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Matthew Kourie

Craft cocktails are on the rise in a big way. Post modern versions of the cocktail bar have taken over Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and are spilling over onto Long Island, (pun intended.) In this new golden era of craft cocktails, it all came together at the NY Cocktail Expo...where the very best in mixology showcase their amazing cocktails, exhibiting the top spirits.

Speakeasies Worth Traveling For

Erin Block | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Erin Block

The best part of traveling is finding adventure in unexpected places. This is probably why the speakeasy craze has become so popular. The speakeasy dates back to the 1920s and the Prohibition Era when the sale of alcohol was illegal in the United States. Soon, hidden saloons began to pop-up where patrons could drink in secret. Now, the trend is reborn.

P.I.M.P. Your Conference Calls

Oliver Leung | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Oliver Leung

My very first conference call was on a landline with two other friends. It blew my mind. Back then, calling a third party became a party. Little has c...

Ladies Who Like To Drink Owe A Little Thanks To Prohibition

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.07.2015 | Arts

You've never been to a saloon. Maybe there was a kitschy bar in your hometown with "saloon" in its name, but, rest assured, it was in name only. You'v...

REJEX: How Outsiders Thomas Middleditch and Russell Peters Handled Bullies & Lisa Barr's Call to Stop Exclusionary Moms' Practice

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.13.2015 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

Take that you bullies! Some recent stories have made me smile, stories in which outsiders have struck back at their tormenters, be they schoolyard bu...

The Best Cocktail Bars In Queens, NY

Matthew Kourie | Posted 07.28.2016 | Taste
Matthew Kourie

Once you go to the other side with finely crafted cocktails, it will be difficult to go back to the mundane mixtures and usual suspects at the corner bar.

New York Cocktail Philosophy

Skye Cleary | Posted 07.19.2016 | New York
Skye Cleary

On Saturday July 18 the best cocktail bars in the world were judged at the Tales of the Cocktail Annual Spirited Awards in New Orleans. New York City was well represented. The Dead Rabbit took home awards for the World's Best Cocktail Bar and Menu.

This Speakeasy Serves Insane Booze-Filled Boba Tea Drinks [WATCH]

Foodbeast | Posted 06.10.2015 | Taste

Wait until you sip something called a Green Tea Heineken.

America's Original Speakeasies (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

As the contemporary speakeasy trend rages on, it seems apt to also celebrate the many American bars operating today that were actual speakeasies. San Francisco's popular Bourbon & Branch, for example, was the location of JJ Russell Cigar Shop, which was a front for a speakeasy for 10 years.

The Rottenest City On The Pacific Coast

Findery | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

Originally established as a "pleasure town", Chief Justice of the US, Earl Warren, dubbed Emeryville as "the rottenest city on the Pacific Coast" in 1...

Ken Burns-On-A-Shoestring: Creating Buzz for Launch of Mini-Doc 'Digging Detroit'

Kevin Walsh | Posted 01.01.2015 | Detroit
Kevin Walsh

For a few months in-between wrecking-ball and ground-breaking, Detroiters will once again have an unobstructed view of the river at the corner of Fort and 3rd -- as if looking back in time and seeing the Purple Gang hijack another bootlegger at the docks, before moving its haul up the street to the speakeasy beside the church.

How to Charm Your Way Into Milan's Coolest Speakeasy

Fathom | Posted 10.20.2014 | Travel

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

Lizzy Caplan's Cage Face Is Perfect

Posted 12.29.2013 | Comedy

We already loved Paul F. Tompkins' interview series Speakeasy, which features awesome people chatting with the ever-dapper comedian over fancy cocktai...

Celebrate Repeal Day at One of the Nation's Best Historic Speakeasies

Roadtrippers | Posted 02.04.2014 | Travel

It's been 80 years since Utah swung the three quarters majority and prohibition laws were repealed in the U.S. On that day it became every American's right to get good and drunk whenever they saw fit.

From Bootlegging to Respectable, Silva's Saloon, Bernalillo, New Mexico

Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | Posted 12.02.2013 | Travel
Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree

In 1933 Felix Silva went legit. In the previous decade, as a younger man, Felix had been a bootlegger and moonshiner, but now that prohibition was over, he decided to open a small, neighborhood bar -- Silva's Saloon -- along the old Route 66 in Bernalillo, New Mexico.

Speakeasies Around the World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 07.29.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

-- By Jennifer M. Wood, Condé Nast Traveler Alcohol may be legal, but that hasn't stopped a proliferation of hard-to-find drinkeries that recall t...

Alison Brie Morphs Into Grumpy Cat

Posted 04.16.2013 | Comedy

Is it possible for the adorable Alison Brie to look dead in the eyes? Comedian Paul F. Tompkins finds out on his web series "Speakeasy." The true test...

America's Most Secret Restaurants

The Daily Meal | Posted 04.09.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Their limited accessibility and mysterious allure tempt us. They whet our appetite for a unique meal, and even with a greasy hamburger wrapper, increase our desire for exclusivity.

Time Warping to the 1920s -- Hank Stampfl, Dina Fanai and Kimberly Schafer Talk "Speakeasy Moderne"

Carey Purcell | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Hearing "Let's do the time warp again" might inspire more thoughts of Rocky Horror Picture Show than a burlesque performance, but Speakeasy Moderne, currently in performances at Stage 72, delivers a thoroughly delightful time warp that, after experiencing once, one will probably want to do again.

LOOK: The Speakeasy Where Al Capone Grabbed A Cold One

Posted 03.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

On this day in history, March 22nd 1933, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a bill making it legal to purchase and sell beer and wine with 3.2...

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Lyle Lovett At Wolf Trap: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 14

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.14.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 1. Lyle Lovett At Wolf Trap Today's outlook is well suited for Lovett's sound. Somewhat cloudy but comfortable, Lovet...

The Zombies At Howard Theatre: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 9

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.09.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 1. The Zombies At Howard Theatre We don't usually recommend nostalgia acts. This is not a nostalgia act. Yes, they ar...

WATCH: Rappers Mock Hipster Mixologists

Posted 07.20.2012 | Los Angeles

There are so many things that are right about LA's bar scene: attention to detail, farm fresh ingredients, creative concoctions and sexy mixologists. ...

NY Slices No. 1 -- 'Easy Speak'

Jonathan Kesselman | Posted 09.10.2012 | New York
Jonathan Kesselman

Right now, we New Yorkers are falling back in love with speakeasies; depression-era comfort suits us well in this recession-era.