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A Smart Person's Guide to Drinking

Just because you run with drunks doesn't mean you have to act like one.

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Forget rib burns, parades, fireworks, and all the other PR claptrap. The No. 1 summer recreational activity in this city is drinking. Two-fisted, bang 'em back, balls-to-the-wall-style drinking, befitting a hardcore industrial town.

Let others offer excuses, apologies, MADD mothers wagging their fingers. We love drinking! We celebrate it in all its forms, from that first taste after a hard week of Working For The Man to the cool, cool feel of the bathroom tile against your cheek at 3:00 in the morning.

Drink with gusto, drink with style, drink above all like you're from Cleveland.

Just don't embarrass yourself.

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