| Dec 2, 2011
| 6:22 AM
M&T Bank Stadium is conveniently flanked by two sports temples: Mother's in Federal Hill and Pickles Pub in Camden Yards. If Mother's is revered as the de facto Ravens bar, Pickles is beloved by fans of the Orioles.
But that doesn't mean it overlooks the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 8:32 AM
The new Greene Turtle at McHenry Row is set to open February 14. It'll become the Maryland company's 31st location, the result of an aggressive expansion strategy.
The opening is a day before another high profile bar-restaurant opening: Heavy Seas Ale...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Frank & Nic's West End Grille is offering something different for Valentine's Day — a beer dinner.
Featuring Sam Adams brews, the four-course dinner will be served at 8 p.m. on Feb. 14. The menu begins with a carrot, ginger and crab soup followed...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Holidays such as "National Rum Day," "International Whiskey Day" and "Cocktail Appreciation Day" are mostly made up by marketing companies who want to push some promotion or product on thirsty consumers. There's no commemorative or spiritual value to...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:45 AM
It’s getting crowded in the American beer market, with the most breweries in operation in the country’s history.
This year, 2,751 breweries were active and permitted in the U.S., according to industry group the Beer Institute. Of those, 98%...
| Sep 10, 2012
| 8:28 AM
Following the lead of successful companies like AirBNB, a new app called Local Drunk helps connect strangers by finding someone for you to have to beer with. Which is great. Because whenever I meet up with random strangers from Craigslist, my only...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 9:38 AM
Chicago Pet Show
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Kane County Fair Grounds
525 South Randall Road
Pig Skins with Sharp Cheddar
Makes about 32 wedges
| Oct 17, 2012
| 12:14 PM
On a recent Saturday night at Banditos, the taco and tequila bar located in the heart of Federal Hill's party scene, inconsistent service overshadowed the Tex-Mex spot's laid-back vibe.
While some details were easy to enjoy (portions of the decor,...
| Jun 20, 2012
Looking for the city's best beer deals? We have a list for that. (On a desktop, laptop or tablet, we recommend our interactive map.) If we missed your favorite bar, tell us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Of course you are. It's...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 8:03 PM
Back in high school when Sharon Day was building herself as the greatest athlete to come out of Costa Mesa High, she competed in volleyball, soccer and track and field.
In the spring, she excelled in track and field. At most meets, she racked up...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 11:45 AM
CW's Chops 'N' Catch hosts a Sam Adams Beer Dinner featuring a selection of Sam Adams Brews paired off with five amazing courses prepared by Corey Wry. Begin with some pre-dinner snacks like the warm homemade Bavarian pretzels, then dive into appetizer...