Lighthouse Shaker. Headed up by the Boston Lighthouse Shaker, our new Speakeasy Specials all feature surprising and unusual shapes. Decorative designs that differed from the classic shaker shape were in fashion, to make them less easily recognized by the police. All this was during the 1920s when the Congress voted in the Prohibition and the US went 'dry'. Illegal bars called speakeasies came in many varieties. All shakers are made of heavily silver-plated brass and are food safety approved.

Lighthouse Shaker. Headed up by the Boston Lighthouse Shaker, our new Speakeasy Specials all feature surprising and unusual shapes. Decorative designs that differed from the classic shaker shape were in fashion, to make them less easily recognized by the police. All this was during the 1920s when the Congress voted in the Prohibition and the US went 'dry'. Illegal bars called speakeasies came in many varieties. All shakers are made of heavily silver-plated brass and are food safety approved.

More than 120 countries gathered at the United Nations and today formally adopted the “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons,” a treaty that categorically prohibits the possession, use, and threat of use of nuclear weapons. Non-governmental organizations played a key role in the negotiations leading up to the nuclear ban treaty.

More than 120 countries gathered at the United Nations and today formally adopted the “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons,” a treaty that categorically prohibits the possession, use, and threat of use of nuclear weapons. Non-governmental organizations played a key role in the negotiations leading up to the nuclear ban treaty.

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Inside the speakeasies of the 1920s: The hidden drinking spots that transformed New York City's night life during the prohibition era and beyond

Vintage Prohibition-Era GINSICLES Roulette Wheel by Ben-Burk Inc., Boston Mass. - "Old Mr. Boston Fruit-Flavored Gins - Ginsicles - What's Your Flavor" in wheel center w/ various flavors & liquor proofs on wheel surround w/ metal pegs (ie. "Loganberry 70 proof") - Cast-iron base - 18"d wheel, 22"h

Vintage Prohibition-Era GINSICLES Roulette Wheel by Ben-Burk Inc., Boston Mass. - "Old Mr. Boston Fruit-Flavored Gins - Ginsicles - What's Your Flavor" in wheel center w/ various flavors & liquor proofs on wheel surround w/ metal pegs (ie. "Loganberry 70 proof") - Cast-iron base - 18"d wheel, 22"h

150 Likes, 9 Comments - Oscar Wilde (@oscarwildenyc) on Instagram: “Once the haven for the regulators of the Prohibition, this venue now ushers forth a much more…”

150 Likes, 9 Comments - Oscar Wilde (@oscarwildenyc) on Instagram: “Once the haven for the regulators of the Prohibition, this venue now ushers forth a much more…”

Colorado, Washington Pot Legalization Deals Drug War Major Blow | Posted: 11/07/2012 1:33 am EST Updated: 11/07/2012 2:40 am EST || Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the prohibition era on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to the war on drugs. Medical marijuana was also legalized in Massachusetts, underlining long-running trends in public opinion toward more permissive attitudes on drugs.

Colorado, Washington Pot Legalization Deals Drug War Major Blow | Posted: 11/07/2012 1:33 am EST Updated: 11/07/2012 2:40 am EST || Colorado and Washington became the first states to legalize recreational marijuana in the prohibition era on Tuesday, dealing a major blow to the war on drugs. Medical marijuana was also legalized in Massachusetts, underlining long-running trends in public opinion toward more permissive attitudes on drugs.

Another centerpiece at my work holiday Great Gatsby party.  Guests like them since there wasn't any left at the end of the night!

Another centerpiece at my work holiday Great Gatsby party. Guests like them since there wasn't any left at the end of the night!

Prohibition Posters » Sociological Images--note how the drinker looks black, but the kids look white

Prohibition Posters » Sociological Images--note how the drinker looks black, but the kids look white

New York City Council Votes to Ban Wild Animal Performances from Circuses -  The prohibition will take effect at the end of 2018.  http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/city-council-voted-ban-wild-animal-acts-circuses-article-1.3266675

New York City Council Votes to Ban Wild Animal Performances from Circuses - The prohibition will take effect at the end of 2018. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/city-council-voted-ban-wild-animal-acts-circuses-article-1.3266675

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