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Left: The Putin Pub in Jerusalem, before the owners removed the word Putin from the sign. Right: On Feb. 24, the first day of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Russian-speaking owners of the Putin Pub removed "Putin" from the sign. Leon Teterin and Daniel Estrin/NPR hide caption

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After Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Jerusalem's Putin Pub is now just named Pub

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A bartender mixes a drink inside a bar last week in San Francisco. The latest retail sales data out on Friday showed an increase in sales at restaurants and bars as more people venture out amid the continued reopening of the U.S. economy. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Maverick, a bar in Mexico, sits empty amid the pandemic. Missing its patrons, it launched a website recreating different sounds from the bar experience. The idea ended up touching many around the world. Courtesy of René Cárdenas hide caption

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This Bar Missed Its Patrons. Its Idea To Reach Them Touched Others Around The World

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The Full Throttle Saloon in Sturgis, S.D., draws a crowd earlier this month during the 80th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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How Bars Are Fueling COVID-19 Outbreaks

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Seedlip, a distilled nonalcoholic spirit, was created when Ben Branson came across a 17th-century book that contained nonalcoholic remedies for a variety of maladies — from epilepsy to kidney stones. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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Rolled oysters have been a favorite snack in Louisville, Ky., restaurants for more than a century, but turmoil in the oyster industry has caused them to dwindle. Wikipedia/Southern Foodways Alliance hide caption

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