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2014-01-16 10:06:44

Bartenders readily sell more drink to those obviously incapacitated by alcohol; prosecutions rare Bar tenders in clubs and pubs are routinely flouting UK legislation intended to prevent further sales of alcohol to those who are already drunk, reveals a study of purchase patterns in one UK city, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Preventing sales of alcohol to those who are already very drunk would ease the strain on public services and protect long...

2013-08-09 08:24:04

NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter how messy politics may seem today, it is hard to imagine the Vice President of the United States and the former Secretary of the Treasury firing guns at each other. But that's exactly what happened on July 11, 1804, when the long-simmering enmity between two prominent politicians boiled over. On that day, Vice President Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton, causing what proved to be a fatal wound. It is but one of many New York tales the tour...

2013-03-01 00:20:43

Plano, Texas locals rally to find a donor for six-year-old Aidan Peterson with an on-site bone marrow donor drive, music, entertainment and more at Henry's Tavern Event March 2, 2013 PLANO, Texas, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Henry's Tavern is hosting a family-friendly bone marrow donor drive Saturday, Mar. 2 from 1-4 p.m. for Aidan Peterson. This Henry's Tavern Event will help Aidan and countless others who desperately need a lifesaving bone marrow transplant - are you the one to...

2012-09-13 23:00:24

Looking to stake claim as the “most hard-core beer bar in the nation,” The Big Onion Tavern Group´s newest bar, Fatpour Tapworks, gives beer drinkers the ultimate drinking experience — pouring their own pints. The bar revolutionizes the Chicago beer scene with self-service beer draft tables by Ellickson Beverage Systems USA, the leading provider of innovative technologies that enhance the commercial performance and social dynamic of bars, restaurants, and other...

2009-12-08 07:31:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Before shutting its doors, international attraction and the highest-grossing restaurant in the United States Tavern on the Green will be having its last hurrah - New Year's Eve 2009 Farewell Party. Owner Jennifer LeRoy, along with NYC event impresarios, brothers Gordon and Erik von Broock, will be hosting the event. "It's everyone's dream to have dinner at Tavern on the Green and when it comes true ... it's perfect." - Liza Minnelli The restaurant,...

2009-08-11 13:11:00

BURBANK, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- From Beverly Hills to Berlin; from Miami to Melbourne; from big screens to home screens, Warner Bros. Entertainment has for the past year been celebrating the 70th anniversary of an iconic American classic, The Wizard of Oz, with a slate of spectacular festivities spanning the globe. This September, the celebration culminates in New York City with a series of sparkling events. The festivities will commence on Thursday, September 24, with the...

2009-03-12 19:16:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Martin's Tavern will be offering up sumptuous traditional Irish fare and hosting revelers with an extra dose of Irish hospitality. Long a favorite of Martin's Tavern, this years St. Patrick's Day celebration will feature a number of menu specials including traditional corned beef and cabbage, Irish soda bread, Sheppard's Pie and a can't miss lamb stew made with Billy's 4th generation family recipe. Along with the...

2008-06-27 12:00:49

It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft. This one was still a baby at 2ft and appeared friendly, but the folk in the Noonamah Tavern played it safe and taped its mouth. Sarah Sparre, the barmaid, said: "It's not every day you see something like that. You could say that we were a bit surprised. He was pretty easy-going. But we weren't going to test him out." The visitor may have escaped from a crocodile farm a few miles away, near Darwin. After entertaining...

2008-06-27 09:01:09

By Kathy Marks Not much happens in the Northern Territory town of Noonamah (population 483), so when a crocodile wandered into the pub car park, the drinkers invited it in. It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft. This one was still a baby at 2ft and appeared friendly, but the folk in the Noonamah Tavern played it safe and taped its mouth. Sarah Sparre, the barmaid, said: "It's not every day you see something like that. You could say that we were a bit...