Mise en Place: Cruzan Rum

Nope, not cruisin’—it’s pronounced crew-zhan, so named for the Crucians, the native inhabitants of St. Croix (originally named Santa Cruz, or Holy Cross, by Christopher Columbus), where Cruzan rum has been made for eight generations. CruzanRum.com.

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Thur. 9 It’s NFR time, and no drink better embodies the cowboy way than whiskey. With that in mind, get into the spirit with Jack Daniel’s master distiller Jeff Arnette (pictured) at Blush tonight. Ladies, if JD isn’t your thing, you can still get your drink on thanks to an open champagne bar, 11 p.m.-midnight.