Bucket List Bars: Historic Saloons, Pubs, and Dives of America
Clint Lanier, Derek Hembree
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Forty Bars, Twelve Cities, One Book
Find your way to the most historic saloons, pubs, and dives of America. These are the watering holes that shaped our nation and created our country. Find the favorite spots of our Founding Fathers, the places where the most well-known celebrities could relax, and the joints that most wouldn t walk into without a bodyguard.
For each bar, you will get a complete history taken directly from the owners and bartenders. You'll find out what to expect when you go today. You'll get advice on what drinks and food to order. And we'll even share insider's tips so you won't stand out like a tourist.
You'll also get instant access to brief online documentaries made for each bar so you'll know before going exactly what to expect, what to order, and who to talk to.
Bucket List Bars is the definitive guide to the historic saloons, pubs, and dives of America. Also Included:
- QR Code-Linked Documentary Video of Each Bar--A First of its Kind for Guidebooks
- QR Code-Linked Videos of Their Signature Drinks So You Know What to Order
- Nearby Distractions in the Area To Make Each Visit Complete
- Other Notable Bars Nearby To Visit If You Have the Time
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legendary building is well worth the short walk. THE OLD ′76 HOUSE TAPPAN, NY 110 Main Street Tappan, NY 10983 (845) 359-5476 http://www.76house.com/ http://youtu.be/eyaYkLT0aEw Food: Yes Live Music: Yes Hours: Monday—Friday, Sunday 11am-9pm, Saturday 11am-10pm Type of Bar: Tavern What to Drink: Try a glass of wine from their extensive selection or an ale from the tap. Why You Should Go: Drink in the shadow of George Washington, sit in the room where the British first recognized
on a dark and stormy night, hence the name. It is a must-try on your visit to the White Horse. NEARBY DISTRACTIONS 12 Meter Charters www.12metercharters.com 49 Bowen’s Wharf 3rd Floor Newport, RI 02840 (401) 851-1216 (operating hours vary by season and charter types). Have a few hours to kill and want to give sailing a try? If so, then check out 12 Meter Charters just half a mile from the White Horse Tavern. Featuring multiple former America’s Cup sailboats and requiring no prior
course packed the place with hundreds of Republicans and got Sianis tons of great press. Another (perhaps the most notorious) publicity stunt occurred during the 1945 World Series. The Cubs were playing game four and were cruising to victory. Billy tried to bring his goat in to watch the game, but was denied because patrons said the goat stunk. He left dejected, and when the Cubs ended up losing the last two games, Sianis sent a telegram saying, “Who stinks now?” This made the paper, and when a
fireplace still installed, the Bean Saloon and the original La Posta restaurant that is located just off of the bar. Once you’ve explored the building, retire to the Corn Exchange Cantina for drinks and atmosphere. Remember that in this small room you’d be drinking with some of the most legendary characters from the old west. The crowd at La Posta is as diverse as its history. You’ll find college students, professors, farmers, tourists, locals, politicians, artists, musicians and everything in
restaurant in Hollywood, California, called Donn the Beachcomber. Ernest, who later changed his name to Donn Beach, found inspiration for his new establishment from his time spent sailing throughout the South Pacific. He opened the bar and restaurant in the hopes of bringing a piece of Polynesian “Aloha” to the people of Southern California through a unique atmosphere, tropical drinks, and a Polynesian-themed menu. Little did he know that he had started a whole new American subculture that would