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THE WORLD’S 2 BIGGEST BEER COMPANIES ARE MERGING. HOLD ONTO YOUR BUTTS.

What does ABI buying SABMiller mean for choice, price, and the fate of craft beer?

 
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THE HIPSTER IS DEAD, AND YOU MIGHT NOT LIKE WHO COMES NEXT

Young Urban Creatives: a slice of Generation Y infected by the conviction that not only do we deserve to pursue our dreams; we should profit from them.

 
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TOM COLICCHIO JOINS THE NO-TIPPING MOVEMENT

The Top Chef head honcho’s NYC flagship is just the latest establishment to join the growing ranks of US restaurants that have elected an alternative pay structure to our country’s confounding gratuity system.

 
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INSIDE THE RUMORED AB INBEV/SABMILLER MERGER

If it sounds like a big deal, that’s because it IS a big deal. Though this colossal brew union — which would unite longtime rival brands like Budweiser, Coors Light, and Miller Light in one global stable — is far from consummated, I called Paul Gatza, director of the Brewers Association and all-around beer industry expert, to ask him what an acquisition of this magnitude would mean if it happened.

 
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5 HARBINGERS OF CRAFT BEER’S IMPENDING CIVIL WAR

An on-the-fly report on the flurry of craft beer acquisition & merger news in Fall 2015, pegged to the early October announcement of Dogfish Head’s 15% sell-off to a private equity firm.

 
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INSIDE THE FLEETING WORLD OF SNAPCHAT COMEDY

Outlet: Kernel Magazine How do you laugh online? It’s a weird thought, right? You don’t laugh online; you laugh in real life (IRL), then convey your laughter by typing in …

 
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WHY BIKING IN NYC (STILL) SUCKS

In 2014, Bicycling Magazine named New York the country’s best city for biking. It makes a lot of sense. That year, 3,982 bikers were injured on the streets, and 20 were killed — almost double 2013, when a mere dozen died.

 
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GRANDPA’S SNAPCHAT CHRISTMAS: A STORY OF THE MODERN SPREAD-OUT FAMILY

With a Samsung Galaxy and a messaging app, this 77 year-old solved a riddle of a billion-dollar business and reconnected with his grandson.

 
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BEER PONG: THE LIVING HISTORY OF AMERICA’S GAME

There are surely many things that’ll get your ass kicked in a basement in Hanover, New Hampshire, but nothing will put it at risk so swiftly as throwing a ping-pong ball.

 
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BAR FIGHT: WHY CRAFT BREWING IS ABOUT TO GO TO WAR WITH ITSELF

There’s been talk over the last year of a craft beer bubble, fueled by the meteoric rise of the American craft movement in the 21st century. But the growth we’re …