Editors Blog

Insights and opinions on the hot issues and stories in the Nightlife Industry.


gaz regan
The Path of the Bartender: Why are We Bartenders?   October 1, 2010

When I posted a link on Facebook to an article about trade-marking cocktail recipes, the vast majority who chimed in thought recipes are for sharing, not for trade-marking.More>>

Sean Evans
A South African Nightlife Safari   September 30, 2010

Last week, I traveled to South Africa as part of a press trip built around an adventure safari. The journey promised amazing things, but I was most excited to explore the nightlife scene.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
NCB Top 100 Opens Soon — Who Will Reign Supreme?   September 30, 2010

On Oct. 14 the survey for the 2011 Nightclub & Bar Top 100 opens, and I want to see your club’s name on there when we release the list in March!More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Bartenders or Brainiacs?   September 16, 2010

After completing the BarSmarts Wired course, I now understand at least some of what goes into being a bartender. And it sure is a lot.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
Do Drinkers Care About Calories?    September 8, 2010

FDA Menu Labeling includes Alcohol Beverages -- Will Bar Patrons Care About Calories? More>>

Alissa Ponchione
Making The Most Out of The Emmy Awards   August 26, 2010

As an avid watcher/lover of television, there is nothing that gets me going like the kickoff to fall TV season -- The Emmy Awards.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Apothecary: A Cure for Cleveland's Image   August 9, 2010

Cleveland can be listed on every “What city is the worst, most miserable, most depressing place ever on the face of the earth?” list published.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
New York's Mandatory Interlock Law Kicks In   August 4, 2010

New York's ignition interlock law goes into effect on Aug. 15, but the legislators in Suffolk County are grappling with how to pay for enforcement, which will fall on the shoulder of probation departments.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Back to Basics at Tales of the Cocktail   July 22, 2010

The craft of bartending has decreased exponentially, with bartenders more focused on being mixologists and developing their own bitters, tonics and tinctures rather than catering to the guest.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Politics Help Nightlife in Seattle   July 21, 2010

Does getting involved in local politics matter to you as a nightclub operator? Well maybe it should.More>>



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