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Monday shots at McMurphy’s: an unofficial review

McMurphy’s offers a relaxed environment to enjoy their sweet and creative shots.

A 90-minute getaway to Cambridge

When the winter months in the pioneer valley get you down, travel 90 minutes east to Cambridge for food, drink, music and shopping.

Drink Orders Guaranteed to Get a Reaction

Asking the bartender for any one of these drinks is sure to get an eyebrow raise.

How to maximize your party with the right drink-song combination

Do you think that there is nothing better than enjoying a drink to some good tunes? Allie Connell shows you how to maximize your party by picking the right drink-song combination.

Drinks made famous by literary stalwarts

Looking to emulate a well-known writer for your drink of choice?

Drinks to put a little spring in your step

Mints, fruits, berries and bitters come together in these tasty cocktail recipes to provide you with a very refreshing way to make your springtime a little springier.

Drinks to keep you warm this winter

These creative cocktails will produce a fuzzy, warm feeling on even the coldest of nights.

Give it a shot

Get creative at the bar or at home with these tantalizing shots.

Welcome to Margaritaville

Spring break might be over, but that doesn’t mean the drinking has to stop.

Spring break drinks to brighten up your day

Dreaming of the sun and warm weather? Ashley Berger has some drink recipes to bring them in early.

Jack-o-Brews

It’s October, the month where beer and produce seasons are in perfect harmony. Andrew Sheridan breaks down the best pumpkin ales.

Mixing things up this Hallow’s Eve

College students across the nation look at Halloween as not merely a night to get a slew of free candy, but a reason to party hard. There are a ton of spooky concoctions that provide a treat for your taste buds and a buzz that will keep you warm through the most chilling night of the year.

How to get “Monster Smashed”

Shots are a crucial part of most college students’ Halloween evenings. In case you’re used to taking straight shots of $13 vodka, here’ s a list compiled just for you using a wide variety of alcohol that is sure to tickle your taste buds on this spooky night.

A Scotch-lovers guide to whisky

Scotch is defined as any whisky made in Scotland. By law, it must be made from barley, distilled in Scotland, contain less than 94.8 percent alcohol, aged in oak barrels in Scotland for a minimum of three years and bottled at no less than 40 percent alcohol by volume.

‘Tis the Season: A winter seasonal beer roundup

The holidays are a time for relaxation, for family, for food and for fun. They are also a time for beer, and every December, brewers around the world uncap a special variety of brew that, while released for the Christmas season, is known collectively as “winter beer.”

Mediterranean Meals Made in Amherst

Moti is owned and operated by chef Reza Rahnani and is named after his mother, a celebrated Bostonian restaurateur. Located in Amherst Center, the eatery serves up a variety of Persian and Mediterranean cuisine, drawing from traditional family recipes. The Persian style is marked by flavorful spice mixtures and marinades, as well as liberal amounts of onions and rice.

Gas Station Cuisine: Great Bargains and Hidden Gems

Just imagine: You’re driving down the road, and that little yellow light comes on signaling you’re out of gas. Finding the cheapest place to fill up may be your number one priority, but knowing the best gas station to get a quick, cheap and delicious snack should influence your decision as well.