Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass alumnus brings new app to Amherst

By Hae Young Yoo

October 21, 2015

Filed under Archives, Local News, News, Science & Technology, Scrolling Headlines

A University of Massachusetts alumnus will introduce a mobile app to Amherst on Wednesday, Oct. 28 that will allow customers to order, pay for and tip for drinks from their smart phones. Peter Levin, who graduated with a dual degree in economics and psychology in December 2014, ...

My first bar crawl

By Katie Landeck

April 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

A little bit grimy, with cheap beers on tap, neon signs and a pool table in the corner, The Spoke is exactly how I envisioned a bar growing up. I even had a beer. It was my first time at the bar, and I was trying to do ...

England vs. America: The Drinking Debates

By Jenny Rae

April 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Across the Atlantic Ocean and far away, there sits a quaint island from which many a cultural emblem has emerged. In England, a boy with a lightning shaped scar, black hair and glasses first marched from the ink of his writer...

The best bars in Amherst

By Ashley Berger

April 26, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Whether you’re searching for a down and dirty dive or a dashing and pleasantly upscale drinkery, look no further than downtown Amherst’s North Pleasant Street, where the strip’s line of bars doesn’t skimp on atmos...

Turn down the sound

By Mark McDonough

April 21, 2011

Filed under Columns

I’m not exactly sure when it became that when at a bar enjoying a drink you shouldn’t have to listen and talk to the person sitting next to you. This is a notion I am frustrated with. You go to bars to be with friends – it’s too bad the music is too loud for you to hear what they are sayin...

Finding the right social lube

By Mike Fox

February 6, 2011

Filed under Columns, Opinion

The lines for the bars in the center of town have gotten out of control. For several weeks now, I’ve made my way uptown around 11 o’clock to find every bar with lines that stretch on for at least a block. Now some bars always had lines, the trendy ...