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Photo courtesy of Small Bar

Sure, it might be fun to try a hip bar once or twice, but it doesn't beat the feeling of comfort that comes when you find a dive you can call your sanctuary. Read more

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Photo by Arlene Ibarra

Tiki culture had its heyday in the '40s and '50s, when restaurants and clubs started using Polynesian design themes. For bars, there was an emphasis on sweet, rum-based cocktails that were often served in an elaborate mug or glass and garni... Read more

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Photo by Candice Eley

KindredPhoto by Candice Eley And on the seventh day, the Lord rested. As do most of us after a long week of toil and tribulation. If we're being honest, it begins on the sixth day; if we're rea Read more

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Photo by Ryan Bradford

One of the joys of growing up is drinking with your parents. There's nothing more humanizing than seeing your mom and dad tipsy, spill their guts and act silly, and realizing they're just stumbling through life like you. Read more

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Photo by Carolyn Ramos

The last time I had a hangover was last week. An impromptu, civilized cocktail with a friend turned into weirdo group dancing to Goth jams with CityBeat homies (says my iPhone camera roll). Read more

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Photo courtesy of The Butcher Shop

We'd never engage in a naughty affair, but if you do there's definitely an out-of-the-way bar for that. Read more

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Photo courtesy of The Hideout

It's one sentence on the stone tablets we never have trouble remembering: Thou shalt not steal. It's common sense, of course, but it's also so easy to break. Read more

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We're guessing God was running to fill word count when he came up with this wordy and cumbersome commandment, which is basically: "Don't lie." Read more

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Photo courtesy of Club M

The 10th Commandment is covered in greater detail in Exodus 20:17: "You shall not covet your neighbor's house; you shall not covet your neighbor's wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything ... Read more

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