• Apr 24, 2017

    NFL Draft Comes to Philly

    It is quite fitting that Philadelphia will host the 2017 NFL Draft.   After all, when was the last time all four professional sports teams in a city were enduring a rebuild at the same time?   Anticipation for the sports season has been replaced by arguing over mock drafts and calculating ping pong ball odds […]

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  • Apr 23, 2017

    New Bar Openings – Chicago 2017

    As the Cubbies begin their World Series defense and springtime nears, there were some new watering holes that opened their doors in the Windy City in 2017.    From new cocktail bars to a giant hot tub, check out what has recently opened in Chicago over the past few months.   photo: cracked at 695 Crack […]

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  • Apr 17, 2017

    You can’t build a (marketing) house without blueprints

    I want to talk about a very important piece of your marketing, and that is the difference between tactics and strategy.  This is the difference between knowing the tools to execute marketing versus the actual user behaviour that will motivate someone to ‘do something’. This is where a lot of businesses fail, especially in social media […]

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  • Apr 14, 2017

    New Bar Openings – NYC 2017

    The M.O.A.B. news story took everyone by storm the other day with its maiden voyage in East Afghanistan.   While we don’t have anything nearly as destructive, we do have some possible maiden voyages of the drinking variety.   If you’re in NYC and looking to kick back with a cocktail at someplace new, we profile […]

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  • Apr 11, 2017

    Laughable Liquor Laws: Virginia Draws the Line at Sangria

    Prohibition officially ended in the United States on Dec 5, 1933 with the ratification of the 21st Amendment.   Virginia responded the following year by establishing the Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control and legalizing the consumption of beverages with up to 3.2% alcohol content.  However, those rebel legislators would liberalize liquor laws only so much.   […]

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  • Apr 9, 2017

    Happy Gin & Tonic Day

    There are a couple days every year that the competitive “spirit” between vodka and gin takes a break out of respect for International Gin & Tonic Day.   Yes, the holiday even has a Facebook page, which explains its origin, or at least the one celebrated on October 19.   Apparently, Gin & Tonic Day is a […]

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