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Liquor and Spirits: San Diego to Get a Cemetery Speakeasy

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 08/19/2019, 12:00 AM

San Diego's El Campo Santo cemetery was established in the city's historic Old Town in 1849, and according to ghost hunters, the spirits residing there have been riled up almost ever since. A streetcar line was installed right through the middle of the burial site in the late 19th century, disturbing the eternal rest of those interred there (small brass markers in the street indicate gravesites ...

Learn About NYC's LGBTQ History—and Drink Beer!—on This New Walking Tour

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 05/09/2019, 8:00 AM

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion of June 1969, when gay and transgender bargoers resisted a police raid on the Stonewall Inn of New York City's Greenwich Village. Rioting lasted for days and launched the modern movement for LGBTQ rights.  Just in time for the big milestone, New York City Urban Adventures—part of a network of locally operated tour agencies under In...

Amsterdam's New Hangover Bar Offers Morning-After Comfort

By Zac Thompson

Posted on 10/31/2016, 4:00 AM

If you overindulge the next time you're in Amsterdam, you might want to consider a morning-after stop at the city's new Hangover Bar. Open only during the day from Friday to Sunday, the first-of-its-kind establishment is designed to supply everything you need to recover from a boozy evening, including vitamin-rich smoothies, an oxygen bar, and beds planted in front of TVs loaded with binge...

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