Monthly Archives: October 2016

October 31

The Original Coca-Cola Concoction…

– Caroline Parsley, The 100 Companies Soon after the beverage hit the market, Coca-Cola Founder John Pemberton sold his remaining interest in the company to Asa Candler, shortly before his death in 1888. Although many today might consider themselves addicted to Coca-Cola, the beverage was originally created as an addiction-free alternative to painkillers. Suffering from […]

October 29

Boos And Brews…

Written By:  Emily Tracy, SPR Atlanta Halloween-related beer events will be held in Hapeville, Marietta and Old Fourth Ward. Pregame Halloween with beer events around Atlanta this Saturday, October 29. Taps from the Tombs: Arches Brewing will feature dueling pianos, costume contests and seasonal specialty brews for $25, which includes food and tasting tour. Hare-O-Ween: […]

October 28

Uber Self-Driving Truck Packed With Budweiser Makes First Delivery in Colorado

The ride-hailing giant teamed up with AB InBev to transport beer in an autonomous vehicle, which they say is the world’s first such commercial delivery. Eric Newcomer @EricNewcomerMore stories by Eric Newcomer and Alex Webb @atbwebbMore stories by Alex Webb October 25, 2016 — 6:00 AM EDT The Otto self-driving 18-wheeler cruised more than 120 miles […]

October 27

“Do Not Forget About Flint,” Chicago Urban League says…

Chicago Urban League to Host Water Collection Drive for Flint Residents #DontForgetFlint Runs Through October 29th On Saturday, Oct. 29th from 8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m., a special event will be held at the Chicago Urban League’s main office to receive all remaining water/donations. Please share this reminder with your social networks using the hashtag #DontForgetFlint! Students […]

October 26

Week 16: Two Minute Sip – Drinking & Drowning In America…

Written and Produced By: Cynthia Harris, Intern (Spelman College) What’s up! I’m Je Wesley founder of Cocktail Chronicles and your host for 2 Minute Sip. Every week I bring you quick tips and helpful knowledge to make sure that you drink smart. This week’s sip is alcohol related drownings. Now we all know that drinking has […]

October 25

Rémy Martin’s “La Maison Experience” in NYC, Chicago, and LA…

Written by: Emily Arden Wells aka Emma Attention all lovers of brown spirits: Rémy Martin Cognac is hosting a travelling pop-up interactive experience starting this month in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, La Maison Rémy Martin.  The experience is sure to be a beautifully curated peek into cognac; from the grapes on the vine, to […]

October 24

Talero Tequila Sponsors Party For Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated…

Written by: Andrew Snorton Locally produced libations, ranging from Sweetwater 420 and others, are gaining a growing popularity and appreciation.  It’s a reminder that people can find a quality alcoholic beverage that can work for anyone’s palate and taste buds.   Another liquor to add to the locally produced list is an under-the-radar brand of […]

October 22

Café AKA – A Great Way To Spend A Sunday…

Written by: Andrew Snorton, Contributing Writer     A number of service-based organizations hosts a signature event at some point during the year.  As a means of providing a great venue and social outing combined with a service component and great support, it is a way of having a fun and festive experience balanced with […]

October 21

Beer Wednesdays In Atlanta, GA…

Written By: Emily Tracy, SPRAtlanta SPR Atlanta’s weekly Beer Wednesdays at the office just so happen to coincide with the Beer Wednesdays our neighbor, Hop City Craft Beer & Wine, hosts. Every Wednesday from 5:30–7:30PM, the Atlanta-based institution hosts a free weekly beer tasting at its West Midtown location featuring different breweries. Next week’s tasting will feature […]

October 20

Ponce City Market’s Rooftop Beer Garden Opens…

Written by: Emily Tracy, SPR Atlanta Nine Mile Station is available for walk-ins from Ponce City Market’s rooftop amusement park. (Photo by Evan West) Yesterday, Nine Mile Station opened to thirsty crowds eager to indulge on the roof of Ponce City Market on more than just beer and hotdogs. The city’s newest rooftop beer garden […]