How to Find YOUR Bar on HNL

March 24th, 2012, 05:03:49 Bobby

Whether new to town or just turning 21, experiencing nightlife in a new city can be a daunting task. Even for myself, keeping track of everything Boston nightlife can be very tough and it’s my job! On this website, there are ratings for over 250 bars and I’m still finding new ones all the time! […]


Best Bars to Take a Date in Boston

November 27th, 2011, 04:11:18 Bobby

People always ask me, what place in Boston is good for this and what place is good for that. A common question I get is what are the best places to take a date in (or around) Boston. I am not much of a romantic myself so this is a difficult question for me to answer […]


Boston’s Best Dive Bars by Luke O’Neil

November 26th, 2011, 12:11:08 Bobby

Written by freelance writer and dive bar connoisseur Luke O’Neil, Boston’s Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in Beantown is probably one of the easiest, most entertaining reads I have encountered in a long time. Personally, I’ve always been enamored with dive bars because of their ironic nature and stark contrast to their pretentious counterpart: […]


Boston Bars With Best Promotions

November 25th, 2011, 06:11:34 Bobby

In Boston, if you go out on a Friday or Saturday night, the options are endless. DJs are spinning at every place you can imagine and places fill up pretty easily. This is a given since most people don’t work the next day or have school! Weekdays are another story though. Sunday night through Thursday […]


Featured Bar: Lolita Cocina

April 10th, 2011, 03:04:59 Bobby

On Dartmouth St, right in between Boylston and Newbury, is one of the hottest new bars in Boston. It’s called Lolita Cocina & Tequila Bar. Lolita has been around for a few months now and just seems to be gaining more steam. I just recently went in there (last weekend) and the place was jumping. […]


Featured Bar: Market Bar Boston (MKT)

April 9th, 2011, 06:04:32 Bobby

Market is not by any stretch a new bar in Boston but it has been solid for a long time. On a Friday or Saturday night on just about any weekend during the year, you can go to Market and have a good time and it will just about never be empty. They play good […]


HNL’s Favorite Boston Night Spots

April 9th, 2011, 04:04:00 Bobby

The people who run HNL have been going out to bars and clubs since they were 18 (thanks Providence) so we all have a pretty good idea about what sets a bar or club apart from the next one. Here is the criteria for being on the list of the Best Boston Night Spots. 1. […]