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Tag Archives: American Broadcasting Company

• ‘Bruce Jenner Cocktails’ One of Most Inappropriate PR Pitches

‘Bruce Jenner Cocktails’ One of Most Inappropriate PR Pitches

For any major televised event, there are a handful of brands eager to piggyback on the national attention through everything from Super Bowl ads to wannabe-viral videos about how to dress like you’re on the Oscars red carpet. Occasionally, overzealous brands miss the world’s social cues and try to ride the wave of a far […]

• So, you want to open a bar? Here’s the legal side

So, you want to open a bar? Here’s the legal side

In the book Start Your Own Bar and Club, the staff at Entrepreneur Press and writer Liane Cassavoy explain how you can launch a profitable bar or club, whether you want to start a nightclub, neighborhood pub, wine bar or more. In this edited excerpt, the authors reveal what permits and licenses you’ll need for […]

• Georgia Man Runs into Burning House to Save His Beer

Georgia Man Runs into Burning House to Save His Beer

What should one save from a burning house? A dog? Sure. Prized family heirloom? Probably not. A few cans of beer? Nope. Slapping reason right in its face however, one Georgia broke all the rules of burning houses and went back into his home to retrieve a few beers. “I went back into the house […]

• TGI Friday’s fined $500,000 for passing off cheap liquor as good stuff

TGI Friday’s fined $500,000 for passing off cheap liquor as good stuff

The owners of eight T.G.I. Friday’s restaurants around New Jersey have agreed to pay $500,000 to settle claims the outlets duped customers by selling cheap liquor and even non-spirits while claiming it was premium liquor. The Briad Group, a franchisee based in Livingston, agreed not to contest the charges and will pay $400,000 for the […]

• Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails: Smoking Hot Trend Or Crazy Risk?

Liquid Nitrogen Cocktails: Smoking Hot Trend Or Crazy Risk?

Doctors use liquid nitrogen — a substance registering a wickedly cold 321 degrees below zero Fahrenheit — to freeze warts so they dry up and fall off. Yes, folks, this stuff kills tissue. So imagine what it might do to your stomach if you drink some. Unfortunately, a British teen recently found out the hard […]

• Infused liquors might finally be legal in California bars

Infused liquors might finally be legal in California bars

The California State legislature is debating a new measure which would allow bars to legally infuse alcohol with fruit and herbs. Just about good cocktail bar in the city adulterates liquors somehow, be it through infusion or other types of rectification. The latter is defined by the California Alcoholic Beverage Control as “any process or […]