Speakeasy

A speakeasy, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, is an establishment that illegally sells alcoholic beverages. Such establishments came into prominence in the United States during the Prohibition era (1920–1933, longer in some states). During that time, the sale, manufacture, and transportation (bootlegging) of alcoholic beverages was illegal throughout the United States.Speakeasies largely disappeared after Prohibition was ended in 1933, and the term is now used to describe some retro style bars.
Posts about Speakeasy
  • How the DMN’s Speakeasy Became a Major Revenue Driver in the Transition to Digital

    … worked well for all the companies involved, and looks like one way forward for newspapers who want to build or partner for an array of marketing services that can offset declines in traditional, pre-digital revenue. Tom Grubisich (@TomGrubisich) writes “The New News” column for Street Fight. He is editorial director of hyperlocal news network Local America, and is also working on a book about the history, present, and future of Charleston, S.C. This interview has been edited for length and clarity. …

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • The State of Mobile [Speakeasy Podcast #75]

    … to the file in your browser. (Right-click and “Save as” to download to your computer.) Want to take this podcast with you? Now you can! Subscribe to The Speakeasy Marketing Roundtable in iTunes. About the Speakeasy Your marketing questions plus a room full of beer and marketing obsessed colleagues equals the best way to spend some time on a Friday…

    Dave Charest/ Constant Contact- 11 readers -
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