Get some spring Natitude at Duffy’s

February 25, 2013

The Washington Nationals warm up before tonight's spring training game against the New York Mets. (Photo by John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

After bringing postseason baseball to Washington last fall, it's no surprise that interest in the Nationals is surging: Attendance at spring training is at record levels, Steve Hendrix wrote in today's paper. But since not everyone can make it down to sunny Viera, Fla. (current temperature: 83 degrees) to watch the team, Duffy's Irish Pub will be showing spring training games at its bar, located just off U Street.

The team's third game of the spring is tonight against the New York Mets at 6:10 p.m., and it will be shown on all TVs with full sound. And while the atmosphere probably won't come close to watching games during last year's playoffs, there will be a slew of drink specials, including $15 pitchers of "premium beers" (New Belgium Ranger IPA, Loose Cannon IPA), $10 Miller Lite pitchers, $4 draft pints and $3 PBR tall boys.

One thing to note: The kitchen at Duffy's is closed on Mondays, but you can bring in food from nearby take-out spots.

Fritz Hahn has written about bars, drinks and nightlife for the Washington Post Weekend Section since 2003, but he also writes about everything from Civil War battlefields to sailing classes. A product of Prince George's County public schools, Fritz majored in journalism at the University of Maryland and lives in the District.
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