Clubs

The Plug

ANTHONY MARIANI
Big thumbs-up to Mark Irving, famous raconteur and former bartender-in-chief (at least according to me) at the recently shuttered Shamrock Pub (now Poag Mahone’s). Now starring behind the bar at Paddy Reds Irish Pub prett...


No Wine-ing

Last Call
I’m just not good with wine. I know what I like when I taste it. Conversely, I know what I want to spit out (and not in the tasting way). When confronted with buying wine, I’m usually the one standing there for minu...



No Wine-ing

LAURIE BARKER JAMES
I’m just not good with wine. I know what I like when I taste it. Conversely, I know what I want to spit out (and not in the tasting way). When confronted with buying wine, I’m usually the one standing there for minu...


Scary

ANTHONY MARIANI
On Friday, the newest addition to non-countrified Stockyards nightlife will belatedly celebrate its grand opening. Fubar (“Fun Unique Bar And Restaurant,” not what you think) opened in August and is operating only o...



Not Too Modern

Last Call
My confusion started a couple of days beforehand, when I mentioned something to somebody semi-hip in town about Modern ’til Midnight. I got a look like, “What. The. Hell. Are you talking about?!”


Not Too Modern

Last Call
My confusion started a couple of days beforehand, when I mentioned something to somebody semi-hip in town about Modern ’til Midnight. I got a look like, “What. The. Hell. Are you talking about?!”



’Tini Times

Last Call
Apparently, your choice of hooch says a lot about you. I never gave it much thought until a couple of weeks ago, when I went into a bar and ordered one of my old standbys: a vodka and Coke. “Oh!” the barely legal-lo...


’Tini Times

Last Call
Apparently, your choice of hooch says a lot about you. I never gave it much thought until a couple of weeks ago, when I went into a bar and ordered one of my old standbys: a vodka and Coke. “Oh!” the barely legal-lo...



Gay Pride Week

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Being lesbian or gay was once an excuse to drink a la the tragic figures in queer jazz composer Billy Strayhorn’s classic tune “Lush Life.” Boozing was a handy escape from membership in a persecuted club.


Gay Pride Week

Jimmy Fowler
Being lesbian or gay was once an excuse to drink a la the tragic figures in queer jazz composer Billy Strayhorn’s classic tune “Lush Life.” Boozing was a handy escape from membership in a persecuted club.Today...