And a lot of it tastes good. By Eve Peyser Jul 18, For a while, the only establishment where I was sure to find non-alcoholic beer was a casino. I still remember my first one.
This article is more than 2 years old. Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Like many young professionals in New York City, my social life revolves around the act of drinking.
There are plenty of watering holes to choose from and enough to tailor the evening to any occasion. Wine bars are great for deep conversations, craft beer or whiskey bars are fertile grounds for meeting new people, and cocktail bars can handily launch big nights out. I was looking for activities that really excited me - not just your standard trip to the gym or visit to the comedy club - that would rival a night at my favorite bar.
Some of the more interesting ideas that can be found in multiple cities are shared below: Satisfy your inner geek While in high school and college you may have shied away from lectures and academic discussions, as a professional it can be very satisfying to learn random, new bits of information.
Check out Nerd Nite, a monthly event held in more than two dozen cities around the country, where brainiacs play trivia and then listen to lecturers speak on topics from stenography to tax evasion.
Or lecture series such as The Science Science Club that brings experts to a Brooklyn pub to talk about things like jungles and neurons.
Master something new When I did a simple.