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The World's Best Hole In The Wall

Al DeLuise | Posted 02.05.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

Everyone had a favorite bar growing up, a place you could go to anytime and you'd be sure some of your friends would be there. For me, that place was Pete's. Pete's wasn't just a hole-in-the-wall -- it was where the hole-in-the-wall went when it wanted to get drunk. In other words, it was the greatest bar in the world.

A Quarter Century of Sobriety (Funny, It Seems Even Longer)

Charlie Carillo | Posted 04.06.2013 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I'm not going to get all strident and righteous about 25 years of total sobriety, but I will tell you what it's meant to me. Relax, it's not a lecture. It's not poetic, either. It's a matter of simple arithmetic.

Are You Sliding Down The Midlife Viceberg?

Penny Love | Posted 04.06.2013 | Fifty
Penny Love

I know a great deal about fitness. I also know a great deal about vices. More specifically, I know a great deal about fitness and drinking. It's a love story. The two go together like ebony and ivory.

A Year Above the Influence

Lester Brathwaite | Posted 04.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Lester Brathwaite

For nearly my entire adult life I have been consistently drunk, stoned or otherwise impaired. So much so that my identity was wrapped up in being a shitshow.

New Girl Star Lamorne Morris Reveals Rapping Skills (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 01.29.2013 | TV
Shira Lazar

Lamorne Moore plays roommate Winston on New Girl, and our guest hosts Lance Bass

Does Dad Drink Too Much?

John Willey | Posted 03.26.2013 | Parents
John Willey

It's not something that I ever really thought about while my kids were younger. I could have a beer and not think twice about it, because they didn't know what I was drinking. For all they knew, it was water. But it wasn't, and now they know what it is.

5 Budget-Friendly Bars in Florence

Party Earth | Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel
Party Earth

From American-style sports bars to eco-conscious vegetarian cafés, Florence is surprisingly full of affordable places to have a drink.

Ann Leary's The Good House Is a Good Read

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 01.14.2013 | Books
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Ann Leary's latest novel The Good House will have you reaching for a big glass of wine then pausing before that perfect first sip -- both a paean to drinking and a cautionary tale told with a fresh, yes, gimlet eye.

Shelley Emling

Do You Drink More Than Your Kids?

HuffingtonPost.com | Shelley Emling | Posted 01.08.2013 | Fifty

For as long as I can remember, I have reached for a glass of wine when I wanted to relax. No, I’ve never made a habit of three-martini lunches -- an...

Drunk Before Takeoff? American Eagle Pilot Taken Into Custody

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

Passengers who were supposed to fly from Minneapolis-St. Paul to New York's LaGuardia airport Friday morning may be relieved to know that they were de...

To My Daughter Who Is Starting College (In 16 Years)

Amy Wruble | Posted 02.26.2013 | Parents
Amy Wruble

To help calm my fears, I've drafted a letter full of sound parental wisdom that I plan to give my daughter when it's time for her to leave the nest.

CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.24.2013 | New York

Twas the night before Christmas and I really, really wanted a freakin' drink. During Christmas dinners past, between courses, you could always find...

How To Make A Pitcher Of Manhattans

Food52 | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Food52

The classic Manhattan has to be one of the most satisfying of all cocktails. It's like a liquid layer cake -- each ingredient is immensely flavorful and satisfying.

4 Healthy Habits Critical To 'Successful' Aging

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty

Concerned with how to be healthy now, into the new year and beyond? A combination of four healthy behaviors in middle age such as drinking moderately ...

Holiday Hazards -- How to Avoid Over-Boozing This Season

Tom Macy | Posted 02.13.2013 | New York
Tom Macy

Whether drinks are stretched or delayed, the bottom line, for me at least, is the holiday festivities are much more festive when you remember all the festivities under a cheerful, not dreary, influence. Drink. But drink smart. You will still have fun.

Booze Connoisseur -- Zane Lamprey

David Duran | Posted 02.12.2013 | Comedy
David Duran

Zane Lamprey is what I refer to as a connoisseur of booze. The guy literally gets paid to travel and drink. Sounds like a pretty sweet gig to me, and after chatting with him, I quickly learned he felt the same way.

Psychiatry Takes a Step Forward in Understanding Alcoholism

Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Joseph Nowinski, Ph.D.

The changes that are being proposed to substance abuse diagnoses in the DSM -- especially as they pertain to alcoholism -- may open the door to many people understanding that they have a problem and seeking help for it sooner than later. This would be a good thing.

Company Holiday Parties Causing American Hangover Epidemic

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

It’s the holiday season again, and that means company holiday parties. And that means good-old American hangovers. How many hangovers, you ask? A...

The Misadventures Of Pandora Boxx: The 'Pissypants Incident'

Pandora Boxx | Posted 01.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Pandora Boxx

If I ever piss my pants because I'm too drunk, I would rather pass out in a dark, dank alley with rats eating my new nylons than go to another bar. This got me thinking about drinking, alcohol in general and how people act while under the influence.

SHOCKER! Colleges Student Pregame Before Going To Bars & Keggers!

Posted 11.16.2012 | College

Last week, the Los Angeles Times discovered college students pre-game -- or as they called it, "pre-funking" -- before going out on weekends. They ...

The Alcohol and Cancer Link: Can One Drink a Day Increase Your Risk?

Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C. | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Georgianna Donadio, MSc, Ph.D., D.C.

The specific type of alcohol involved in reducing cardiovascular risk does not seem to matter -- beer, wine, vodka and other types all seem to bestow the same effects. With this in mind, though, what are the best ways to drink in moderation safely?

It's Definitely Coming Down

Al DeLuise | Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

With all that has happened (and is happening) down the Jersey shore, I can't help but think about all the time I spent down there. Ghosts of my youth can be found up and down the shoreline.

This Drunk Girl Is Your New Therapist

Posted 12.24.2012 | Comedy

Whenever there's a party, there always seems to be one girl who's more than willing to hand out advice despite her -- um -- state. So College Humo...

WATCH: We're All Drunk In Here

Eva Hill | Posted 10.23.2012 | Comedy

Public drunkenness. It's something most of us have experienced, but we're not always eager to admit it. Fortunately, our friends are only too happy to...

The 5 Best Foods For Bourbon

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.10.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The leaves and the farmer's market stalls aren't the only things that are changing this autumn. Our cocktail culture is easing into a new type of seasonal sipping, white wine spritzers be damned.