Tag Archives: New Year’s Eve

• Liquor Sales Projected To Climb in 2014

Liquor Sales Projected To Climb in 2014

New Year’s Eve may be a traditional time of year for drinking a bit of the bubbly, but alcohol sales overall are expected to continue to surge this year. The global alcoholic drinks industry is expected to exceed $1 trillion in 2014, according to MarketLine, with a 10 percent increase in market volume that is […]

• Well-Hungover: The Drinking Man’s Guide to Surviving the Morning After

Well-Hungover: The Drinking Man’s Guide to Surviving the Morning After

Follow the Doctor’s Orders What do you learn after treating 11,000 train wrecks? How to avoid them. We talked to Dr. Jason Burke of Hangover Heaven (read about his treatments here) about the best ways to stay hangover free. Don’t go to sleep. At least not right away. “When you pass out, your organs slow down,” […]

• In Iran, Christians get 80 lashes for drinking communion wine

In Iran, Christians get 80 lashes for drinking communion wine

A court in the Iranian city of Rasht has sentenced four members of the Church of Iran to 80 lashes each for drinking wine during a communion service. According to Independent Catholic News, Behzad Taalipasand, Mehdi Reza Omidi, Mehdi Dadkhah and Amir Hatemi were charged last week and have until 30 October to appeal the […]

• Complaint Box | Complicated Cocktails

Complaint Box | Complicated Cocktails

If you celebrate New Year’s Eve in one of the city’s trendy bars, you may find yourself wondering: what has happened to the once simple, relatively inexpensive pleasure of drinking? Every new restaurant or lounge I read about or venture into these days features cocktails with a list of ingredients so long and complicated that […]