P.J. Clarke’s celebrates Rammy win with extended happy hour

June 25, 2013

P.J. Clarke's, located a stone's throw from the White House at 16th & K streets NW, is decorated with portraits of presidents and other political memorabilia. (Photo by James M Thresher for The Washington Post)

The clubby P.J. Clarke's saloon was named "Power Spot of the Year" at the Rammy Awards on Sunday night. And while the award conjures images of powerbrokers in pinstripe suits and expensive Italian shoes, the New York-based bar is celebrating today with a party aimed squarely at the 99 percent.

Tuesday's oyster happy hour is already a pretty good deal: 50 cent oysters and $3.50 DC Brau beers from 2:45 p.m. until 7 p.m. But this week, in honor of the win, the specials have been extended until 1 a.m., and $1 sliders and $5 martinis have also been added to the menu. Filling up for less should be a powerful motivation to stop by and hang out for a few drinks.

Fritz Hahn has covered 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. You can find him on Twitter and Instagram.
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