The Alexandria City Council on Tuesday passed an amended version of an expanded smoking ordinance that will prevent smoking at bars and gaming establishments in city limits, as well as within 25 feet of city property and athletic arenas and ballparks. The ordinance will go into effect in 90 days, or Jan. 2, 2012.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."