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Virtual happy hours are not new; in fact, they became a hallmark of 2020 and pandemic quarantines. Though we are relegated to our homes, we are still social creatures who deeply miss gathering with friends and family to raise a glass (or several).   If......

With cold temps outside, and people still hunkering down inside, we’re all getting a bit stir crazy. You may think that outside, socially-distanced gatherings are relegated to warmer months. Still, there are plenty of COVID-safe activities for families and friends who long to spend time......

This Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs will defend their Super Bowl title as they take on the Tampa Bay Bucs in their home stadium for Super Bowl LV. Millions will watch from living rooms worldwide from the national anthem, through the halftime show, all the......

Nothing keeps Las Vegas from celebrating! Though limited by maximum capacities of 25, Vegas is still serving up signature cocktails at its swankiest establishments and keeping rooftop bars open through colder months. Your convention may have been canceled this year, but there are still plenty......

New Orleans has not been immune to pandemic restrictions, but NOLA knows how to bounce back and retain its reputation as the party town it will always be. Strict shutdowns have protected the overall health of the service industry while keeping the doors open.  ......

From the boardwalk to the casinos, Atlantic City is open for business, welcoming visitors who want to visit the gaming tables or enjoy a night on the town. Thankfully, most AC venues have outdoor spaces that have allowed them to remain open while complying with......

This year the ball will drop in NYC to an empty Times Square as the pandemic is still raining on everyone’s parade – literally and figuratively. Yet the entire world is thrilled to see 2020 go, so that deserves some bit of celebration, right? Of......

The latest governor’s executive order here limits bars to no more than 50 patrons (or 35% capacity), but bars and bartenders are not dissuaded.  Creativity is on full display in The ATL as bartenders are creating make-at-home cocktail kits and to-go options while outdoor spots......

You may think the rooftop bars in New York City are just for summer nights, but like the rest of 2020, the rules have been thrown, well, off the roof. That’s right; not only are some of the greatest rooftops still open for fun, many......

Austin has always been dedicated to keeping it weird, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that the “Live Music Capital of the World” has kept the party going throughout 2020. Austin’s climate extends the outdoor season well beyond many big cities, and the capital city......

If there ever was a year that has given us a reason to grab a drink, it’s 2020! A record hurricane season, a global pandemic, and national election drama are just a fraction of the year’s noteworthy calamities, and it’s not over yet! Through it......

There is no shortage of memes to describe the insanity of 2020, so we won’t bother to jump into the fray. Instead, we choose to focus on the ingenuity shown by so many, especially bars and restaurants, which found creative ways to stay open and......

Beer Before Liquor, Never Been Sicker Ever wonder why sometimes you can go out with your friends and feel okay the next day while other times you feel like you’ve been run over by a truck? That day-after feeling is caused by several factors, including......

We’re kind of obsessed with dehydration around here. Specifically, we are on a mission to let everyone know how very bad dehydration is for your body! With any luck, 2020 will be the year we put an end to this affliction – drown out dehydration!......

As we approach mid-winter and start to tire of going back and forth to work in the dark, there is a wee bit of summer that awaits you if you’re lucky enough to be in New York City. We’re talking about the rooftop bar, previously......

Many of us sail into the holidays with equal parts excitement and trepidation! We are traveling, seeing people we may not see regularly, and being pulled in many directions. For some of us, the celebrations happen night after night between family and friends. We need......

Not only are we heading into a new year, but we are also welcoming a new decade! So expect this year’s New Year’s Eve parties to be epic! If you’re looking for the absolute best places to don your 2020 glasses, we’ve got you covered......

  If you’re a weekend warrior, saving it all up for the weekend, then you are likely holding it together for your nine to five, then letting loose when Friday night hits. According to the Urban Dictionary, a weekend warrior “plans epic weekend adventures …......

With the holiday season upon us, and 2019 coming to an end, we’re already looking at our 2020 calendar. We’ve checked off the dates of our favorite festivals, plus some new raves on our bucket list, and now’s the time to start planning. Besides knowing......

Sure, when people talk about Thanksgiving, the food seems to get top billing. By now there must be at least a thousand ways to cook a turkey! But the star of the weekend should really be the celebrations and the fact we get to see......

When it comes to creating a super-hydration drink, MonkeyStuff has both science and nature on its side. You may love us as a drink mixer or even a healthy fruity drink, but MonkeyStuff is also jam-packed with antioxidants, juice, and Vitamin C.   But wait,......

Happy Halloween from MonkeyStuff! We know you already have plans for this year, but read on to get a headstart on planning your 2020 spooky season. Instead of going to the same old party or staying in to watch the same horror movies, venture out......

Coming up with a “best of” list for San Francisco is nearly impossible – there is quite literally something for everyone! And that’s what’s so great about SF, the diversity! Rather than have the audacity to choose the best bars overall, we are going to......

It’s one of those things that’s easy to remember – and logical – in the daylight hours: drink water while you’re out for a night of drinking. But once we start having fun, drinking water seems to fall off the priority list – it just......

You’ve found out one of your favorite bands is headlining a music festival and the rest of the lineup looks sick. You then buy your ticket and enlist a few friends to join you. You all obsess over your outfits and plan what acts you......

Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Hi! My name is Kenya! I was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Vacation capital USA! I love to go to the beach and tan or take my dogs out hiking or to the park. I’m......

Denver has had a resurgence in recent years, no longer a sleepy city that rolls up the sidewalks before dinner. Downtown neighborhoods offer different vibes so there is something for everyone in terms of nightlife. LoDo, Uptown, Highlands, Larimer Square, Dairy Block, SoCo, RiNo, North......

What’s life without a little bit of fun? The truth is, sometimes that fun involves copious amounts of adult beverages. Unfortunately, these beverages can leave you battling bouts of nausea and other aches. That’s pretty much the opposite of fun… The Health Benefits of Ginger That’s......

Lime: One of nature’s power fruits. Its benefits are seemingly endless, but here’s just a few ways that lime can positively impact your life (and your partying). A Health Warehouse Lime is one of those amazing foods that is packed with a lot of health......

Summer festival season is over, but there are still many music festivals happening across the country this fall. For you music lovers, we know it’s important to stay up-to-date with all festivals, no matter what city or venue it’s in, or music genre it is.......

In honor of the “Made In America Festival” this past weekend, we’ve decided to highlight some of the best clubs in the historic city of Philadelphia....