Packing list for NYC:
All black clothing
No, the coat was not necessary.
Because an extra layer of warmth takes over my body between the months of September and January. 524 more words
When I spoke to Ben Ellefsen (a close associate of Professor Cornelius Ampleforth) at a tasting last summer and he hinted that there were more innovative aged gins in the pipeline, I was excited. 457 more words
History.com: On January 16, 1920, scores of thirsty Americans took to the streets to buy their last legal drinks from liquor stores and saloons. The United States officially became a “dry” country the following day, when the 18th Amendment outlawing “the manufacture, sale or transportation of intoxicating liquors” took effect. 71 more words
Nowhere is the Prohibition-era glamour better maintained than in New York! While about 80 years ago the ban on alcohol was lifted, the “speakeasy” concept is still very much alive, keeping the thrill of secret passwords, false storefronts and its secretive spirit of the 1920s. 272 more words