Party hats, cheap champagne, staring at a TV watching a ball drop in the Big Apple — that is not how a rebel rolls on New Year’s Eve. To ring in a new year righteously, you need radical, bold, badass. Here are three ways to make sure you do not go quietly into 2019.
Summer’s about to end, so you have a choice to make: Spew a bunch of expletives — or throw the most kickass going-away party that summer has ever seen. Clearly, you’re going with option two. Here’s your prep list for an epic Labor Day bash.
Officially, tailgating is a gathering before a football game or concert — a pre-scrimmage ritual, accompanied by food and drink, where fans warm up for their designated favorite team or band. Put that aside, and it’s really just a good excuse for a party. (In fact, up to 35 percent of tailgaters are there for the festivities only and don’t even attend the event.)
Because the tailgate is tied to an event, it has an inherent, irresistible sense of urgency — a rough-and-ready, here-and-now vibe — whether it goes down in a stadium parking lot or your own backyard. Consider this the official Rebel Yell guide to tailgating. […]