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Product Details

  • Series: Best Dive Bars
  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Gamble Guides (May 17, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1935439251
  • ISBN-13: 978-1935439257
  • Product Dimensions: 7.1 x 5 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,317,285 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Luke O'Neil has been covering arts and nightlife in Boston for ten years, working for pretty much every publication in the city at one point or another. For years he wrote a popular column called Barcode in the Boston Globe, where he still writes about cocktails and the restaurant and bar scene. He currently pens a bar column called Thursty in the Boston Metro, and the Liquid column in Stuff magazine and has written about bars for Boston Magazine and Black Book. He's also a music critic, writing for Alternative Press and the Boston Phoenix, and was the music editor at the Weekly Dig for years. His days as a rock musician made him particularly well acquainted with the seedier delights of the dive bar. He's also extraordinarily handsome.

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An excellent review of the biggest dumps in the city. Dive bars but the most fun joints if you are going to imbibe. I have worked in several of these joints, including the Tam, and I can tell you the joints are summed up correctly. Anyone who puts the Tam as the biggest Dive in the city know what he is talking about.
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