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National Mall's Fourth of July alcohol ban a boon for holiday safety

The National Mall's Fourth of July alcohol ban is helping keep the local emergency rooms less hectic on the holiday.

Thursday - 07/04/2013, 04:58am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, National Mall, Fourth of July, fireworks, Dr. Robert Shesser, George Washington University Hospital, US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Doctors warn against craze of inhaling alcohol

It's a new way to get drunk that is becoming more popular among people who want to drink, but don't want the extra calories. But it has doctors concerned.

Sunday - 06/09/2013, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: health, smoking

D.C.'s most haunted pubs

Is D.C. a haunted town? Nightly Spirits' Haunted Pub Tour offers guests an inside glimpse into the city's present nightlife and the past souls who decided to stick around for it. Some of the most swanky and historic bars top the list on the tour that promises a haunting good time.

Thursday - 04/25/2013, 08:27am EDT

Tags: pub tours, bar crawl, White House, haunted

'Lipstick and Liquor' explores suburban secrets, stigmas

In December of 2009, Emmy award-winning producer, writer and documentary filmmaker Lori Butterfield read a story in the Washington Post about a 39-year-old Woodbridge wife and mother who went missing after a minor accident that happened before a major snowstorm.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 10:46am EDT

Tags: Lipstick and Liquor, alcoholism, Rachel Nania, Lori Butterfield, documentary

Japanese drink infused with wasps is stinging

Like vodka? If the answer is yes, and you have some backbone, you may want to try this Japanese beverage.

Saturday - 04/20/2013, 08:05am EDT

Tags: david burd, shouchuu, wasps, vodka, drinking

Energy drinks mixed with alcohol a growing concern among youth

Mixing alcohol and energy drinks is a disturbing trend among college students, local health experts say, and there is a growing concern that younger siblings may follow their lead.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 12:34pm EDT

Tags: energy drink, george washington university, paula wolfson, children

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D.C. bars that underpour subject to hefty fines

Those who've been stiffed at their local bar may get some backup.

Wednesday - 02/20/2013, 07:17am EST

Tags: The Washington Post, bars, Hank Silverberg, D.C. Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

The more couples drink, the more likely they'll get divorced

The chances of growing old with your spouse may depend on how much you drink together, according to a new study.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 02:22pm EST

Tags: drinking, couples, relationships, study, randi martin

Alcohol in diet soda gets you drunker faster

Drinkers who mix their alcohol with diet soda become intoxicated faster with considerably higher breath alcohol content, according to researchers at North Kentucky University.

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 09:43am EST

Tags: diet, drinking, Northern Kentucky University, Nick Iannelli

Drink like a man: what to avoid ordering

What you order at the bar can say a lot about you.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 08:14am EST

Tags: drinks, AskMen.com, david burd

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