Texas bar owners sue state after being forced to close again

Jun 30, 2020
Bar owners say they are being unfairly singled out.
A bartender serves a drink to a customer at a bar in Austin, Texas, in May. Texas Gov. Abbott has singled out bars as the reason for a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.
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Takeout cocktails have saved many businesses. Some states want to make them permanent offerings.

Jun 25, 2020
Takeout cocktails have saved jobs in the restaurant and bar industries.
A bartender sells a frozen margarita to go in New York City. Offering alcohol for takeout  has helped keep restaurants and bars afloat during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Why clear ice is becoming a cocktail standard

Jul 23, 2019
The new-age flourish is made by pushing impurities and air out while the ice is being formed.
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Bars without booze for the sober and "sober-curious"

Mar 28, 2019
They're popping up across the country.
"Mocktail" bars are popping up across the country.
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70 businesses selling alcohol in three square blocks: Living in Manhattan’s “Hell Square”

Aug 30, 2018
“We have more licensed establishments than anywhere in the city. And we absolutely have more 311 complaints.”
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Bars step up to head off sexual assaults

Mar 13, 2015
Some bars around the country are training staff in preventing rape and harassment.

The disappearance of lesbian bars may signal change

Aug 27, 2014
As cultural attitudes evolve, so does the role played by Lesbian bars.

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