Tag Archives: Greenwich Village

• Yes, Virginia, Bars Are Now Charging Extra For Whisky ‘Neat’

Yes, Virginia, Bars Are Now Charging Extra For Whisky ‘Neat’

“The other night, I was out in New York. It had been a long day and I needed a drink. To be specific, I needed a bourbon. Like a lot of guys, I started out drinking beer. In my late thirties, I developed a taste for Irish whiskey. Then I moved on to Kentucky bourbon. […]

• New York: Alcohol-related emergency room visits skyrocket

New York: Alcohol-related emergency room visits skyrocket

Heavy boozing has caused a shocking spike in drunken injuries and emergency room visits in New York, a troubling new study says.Nearly 74,000 people wound up in hospitals in 2009 for alcohol-related reasons, compared with just 22,000 in 2003 – a jump of nearly 250%, said the city Health Department study, which was released yesterday. “Excessive […]