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Boston’s (Ob)literati: How to hoist a pint like this town’s greatest writers — past, present, and future

If there's one thing we've always done right here in Boston, it's drinking.

By LUKE O'NEIL  |  March 08, 2013
The Bristol burger at the Bristol Lounge

The Bristol burger at the Bristol Lounge


Photo: JOEL VEAK Hotel dining rooms play an important role in a city: many big life events transpire or get celebrated there. Over years of...
By MC Slim JB  |  July 26, 2010
Ain't No Party Like a Hotel Party

Ain't No Party Like a Hotel Party


 

 

Boston's hotel bars are heating things up and packing 'em in 

On a recent Friday night, the crowd waiting to get into the Liberty Hotel (215 Charles Street, Boston, 617.224.4000) was about 30 well-dressed people deep. Inside, diners, drinkers, revelers, and presumably some actual hotel guests swarmed the lobby. It was a typical weekend night at the Liberty, the holding-cell-turned-hotspot that emerged on the local nightlife map just over a year ago. And the momentum doesn’t appear to be slowing down.

The idea of hotel bars used to conjure up two starkly different — yet similarly unsexy — images. Images, on the one hand, of dark rooms awash in mahogany and filled with a sea of suits and power politicians drinking $20 martinis; images synonymous
By Erin Souza  |  October 17, 2008

Take me out to the Bristol

Take me out to the Bristol


There's something to be said for the culinary perfection of a hot dog and a cheap beer. But while baseball food has its place in...
By Heather Bouzan  |  April 07, 2008