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...
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Right now, we New Yorkers are falling back in love with speakeasies; depression-era comfort suits us well in this recession-era.
As bartenders are downright fetishized for their ability to combine specific spirits, I feel we're losing some of the spirit of the bar. People are there to have a good time and meet people, not to pray at the altar of the cocktail.
The culmination of nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve, even to ennoble, the lives of all Americans, to protect individu...
Collectors hoping to call an unusual and rare piece of Chicago history their own will be bidding Wednesday on a six-shot revolver formerly owned by le...
A hidden Prohibition-era bowling alley? In Queens? Yes, I'm definitely interested. I took a trip to see it today -- just incredible.
I was intrigued when an invitation came down the pike to attend a talk/demo about the humble gin & tonic, sponsored by Tanqueray and featuring globe-trotting brand ambassador Angus Winchester.
Using the Depression as a baseline for discussions of national prosperity ignores an important historical truth: for millions of average citizens, money was tight prior to the 1930s.
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