Editors Blog

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


Donna Hood Crecca
Promote for a Prosperous New Year   December 21, 2009

We all know that the on-premise drinks business declined significantly in 2009 — we can only go up from here, right? Well, maybe.More>>

Emily Hanna Mayock
Predicting the Future of Hospitality   November 23, 2009

Here are 10 trends for 2010 that are really applicable to nightclubs, bars, lounges and restaurants looking to increase sales and profits.More>>

Jenny Adams
The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Preview Event Charms and Delights   October 27, 2009

The actual Manhattan Cocktail Classic will take place from May 14 – 18, 2010, but creator Lesley Townsend thought a two-day preview was in order to generate interest.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
Questioning the Legal Drinking Age   October 14, 2009

Is the 21-year-old legal drinking age effective in curbing alcohol use and abuse among young people today? That was the question debated during the Alcohol Responsibility Conference.More>>

gaz regan
The Path of The Bartender: ichigo ichie   October 6, 2009

Stan Vadrna is a bartender in every sense of the word. Stan Vadrna walks the path. If all of us bear this in mind when we're behind the stick, we can make this world of ours a far better place.More>>

Jenny Adams
NCB In the House   September 28, 2009

The Manhattan Experience this fall was brought to guests by Woodford Reserve bourbon and Esquire Magazine – two entities that truly understand a posh, post-sunset cocktail hour in the Big Apple.More>>

gaz regan
The Path of the Bartender: What have you done for someone else lately?   September 8, 2009

Our worldwide bartending community continues to grow at a spectacular rate, and we've come to share in a fabulous brotherhood that bonds us together.More>>

gaz regan
Path of the Bartender: Back in My Day   August 12, 2009

Doncha just hate it when some old fart starts a conversation with, “Back in my day…?” Get ready to hate me, then, cos I've been hearing rumblings about something that would never have happened Back in My Day.More>>

Jenny Adams
Mixologist on our Radar   August 12, 2009

Gabriel Orta is fast becoming known in bar industry. His work in molecular mixology can be seen in action and on the menu at The Florida Room, located in the Delano hotel in Miami’s South Beach area.More>>

Donna Hood Crecca
Recession Ending – But Recovery Rocky   August 4, 2009

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s announcement Friday that the U.S. economy is shifting from recession to recovery was welcome news.More>>



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