Nothing about this architectural gem in Downtown Crossing is buttoned-down Boston. Formerly a Sinatra-esque lounge, Good Life is now a great dance spot, with local DJs spinning drum and bass for an audience of hoodies, tats and neckties. The fashion-conscious flock here for Martinis and Makeover night. Those just looking to decompress can grab a 'Gansett, or escape to the downstairs bar, which serves more than 100 kinds of vodka.
Destination-Art In the Age, Philadelphia
A little late in posting this, but I’ve been keeping pretty busy on the road. Anyhow, we were in Philadelphia a week or so ago and I stopped by Art In the Age's flagship store in the Old City neighborhood (116 North 3rd St) by recommendation of Bob from Corkgrips.
William Grant & Sons, maker of Sailor Jerry Rum, commemorated Norman (“Sailor Jerry”) Collins with screenings of Hori Smoku, a documentary about the legendary tattoo artist who opened several tattoo shops in Hawaii and died in 1973. “His best phrase was ‘Good work ain’t cheap, and cheap work ain’t good,’ ” says Erich Weiss, the film’s director…
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Go Fourth and prosper.
Not a shooter, not a cordial, not a digestif, and most importantly, not root beer, the spirit Root seems easiest to define by stating what it is not. In a category of its own, does this organic spirit stand scrutiny and join the realm of favorites, or take a back shelf to more familiar flavors? Let's see.
Hendrick’s Gin Unveils Its Curiositorium
Hendrick’s gin has a new web site to showcase its unusual advertising efforts. The liquor brand, sold by William Grant & Sons, in mid-May launched its “Curiositorium , calling it a virtual curio cabinet and filling it with unusual sights and sounds appropriate for the brand, which is positioned as “a most unusual gin.”