Topics :: alcohol

Smartphone App Helps Alcoholics Stay Sober

By Lindsey Tanner | Friday Mar 28, 2014
A smartphone app for recovering alcoholics that includes a panic button and sounds an alert when they get too close to taverns helped keep some on the wagon, researchers who developed the tool found.

Drinking Linked to Faster Mental Decline in Men

By Malcolm Ritter | Friday Jan 17, 2014
Middle-aged men risk a faster mental decline as they age if they’ve been drinking heavily for years, new research suggests.

Drunk Walking Leads to Pedestrians Fatalities

By Joan Lowy | Monday Aug 5, 2013
Drinking and walking can be as deadly as drinking and driving. New data on pedestrian fatalities show a third of the pedestrians killed in 2011 had blood alcohol levels above the legal limit for driving.

New Year’s Cocktails in Honor of the Disco Queen

Thursday Dec 27, 2012
Music legend and disco icon Donna Summers, who will always be remembered for hits such as "Love to Love You Baby," "She Works Hard for the Money," and "On the Radio," was born on New Year’s Eve 1948.

Spain’s elBulli Restaurant to Sell Wine Cellar

By HAROLD HECKLE | Sunday Dec 23, 2012
Spain’s famed chef Ferran Adria on Saturday said the contents of the wine cellar of his former restaurant, elBulli, will be auctioned off next year to raise funds for his new project.

Frosty Holiday Cocktail with KahlĂșa Gingerbread

Friday Dec 21, 2012
As you dream of sugar plum fairies and gingerbread houses for your holiday entertaining, don’t forget the newly-released, limited-edition KahlĂșa Gingerbread.

A Cocktail to Celebrate the Luckiest Day of the Century

Tuesday Dec 11, 2012
This year, for the last time in the century, take time to celebrate the occurrence of the same month, same date, same year as one of the luckiest days of the year.

Mixing It Up for the Holidays: Festive Cocktails with an EDGE

By Herb Westphalen | Sunday Dec 9, 2012
The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate our community’s diversity. Whether your prefer vodka or rum, straight up or on the rocks; celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Diwali, Kwanzaa or Winter Solstice, we’ve got cocktails for all.

Holiday Food and Drink Gift Guide 2012

By Mark Thompson | Wednesday Dec 5, 2012
All through the holiday season, you just want to stuff your face - but don’t forget to share the bounty. In the spirit of St. Nick, offer your friends and family some of the best tastes of the season.

Park City’s High West Celebrates Repeal Day

Thursday Nov 29, 2012
On December 1, Park City’s High West Distillery and Saloon celebrates its third anniversary and National Repeal Day, marking the end of Prohibition in 1933.