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graphic by Alex Parris Looking for a bar that speaks to the punk, grungy soul inside of you? Faust Tavern calls from the safety of St. Mary’s Strip, tucked away from the street crowds and drowning out the world with alternative rock. Take note — this tavern is not for the faint of heart. The inside bar has limited seats, a small, dark interior and the music blares a bit too loud to have a...

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Graphic by Alex Parris Don’s and Ben’s is the ideal liquor store for the discerning college drinker — especially if they’re on a budget. I visited their McCullough location (which is practically walking distance from Trinity’s campus) and found myself pleasantly surprised by their atmosphere and selection. As an experienced liquor store customer — only since my 21st birthday, of course — I can tell you that not all liquor stores are created equal. Don’s...

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graphic by Alex Parris Burger Boy is a no-nonsense burger joint located on North St. Mary’s Street. The tiny little A-frame building feels like something out of a TV show. It is very cute, and like the design of the structure — which also features a drive-thru — the food here is satisfying and simple. The shakes are frothy and yummy. I personally recommend the chocolate, but I’m just a chocolate lover. The menu at...

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graphic by Alex Parris Hot gossip? More like ice cold Chisme. Chisme sits in the middle of what might as well be the most important street for Trinity nightlife — North St. Mary’s Street. Beloved for the multitude of affordable bars, a variety of restaurants and the Taco Truck, North St. Mary’s Street provides the perfect place for Trinity students to find solace from their studies. Chisme and their happy hour is no exception to...