Going Out Guide: Bars and Clubs


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Nightlife Agenda: The inauguration edition

Talib Kweli DJs, Rock Creek Social Club hosts an open-bar inaugural celebration, and Liberation Dance Party comes to an end.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs | Tags:  Inauguration

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Go drinking with past presidents at the Willard

Bartender and cocktail historian Jim Hewes offers tastes of “what the presidents drank” at the Round Robin.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:30 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 01/11/2013

Here’s the list of bars and restaurants that can operate around the clock on inauguration weekend

More than 150 bars and restaurants have received permission to serve alcohol until 4 a.m. next week.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:26 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This, Bars and Clubs | Tags:  inauguration

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 01/11/2013

9:30 Club launches loyalty program

The 9:30 Club and Merriweather Post Pavilion want your loyalty. And in return, they’ll give you free stuff when you sign up for their new Friends With Benefits program.

By Alex Baldinger  |  09:51 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Sad Annapolis beer news: Punk’s Backyard Grill and Sly Fox Tavern have both closed

The fast-casual beer bar and historic pub closed within days of each other.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:12 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Panjabi MC, a Gaga vs. Madonna dance party and the best non-Redskins-related events of the weekend

Dance parties, concerts liven things up in the New Year.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:28 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 01/04/2013

D.C. is the ninth-drunkest city in America. Cheers?

According to the Daily Beast, we’re the ninth-drunkest city in America.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:12 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Cause offers “RG3 Dollar” drinks for Sunday’s Redskins playoff game

If finding cheap, high-quality beer is your primary concern when deciding where to watch Sunday’s Redskins-Seahawks game, here’s an option.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:39 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/01/2013

Nightlife Agenda: The post-New Year’s Eve edition

Local DJs take over U Hall, storytellers fill the 9:30 Club and the Pig pairs bacon and beer.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Where to watch your alma mater’s New Year’s Day bowl game

The schedule isn’t as crowded as it once was, but New Year’s Day is still synonymous with college football bowl games.

By Alex Baldinger  |  02:34 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 12/31/2012

The clock is ticking for New Year’s Eve

Still figuring out New Year’s Eve plans? Read guide to last-minute parties and New Year’s Day brunch.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:48 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Where to watch the Redskins vs. Cowboys game Sunday night

You already know the drill: Redskins vs. Cowboys. FedEx Field. Sunday Night Football. Winner takes the NFC East title. Loser (probably) watches the playoffs from home.

By Alex Baldinger  |  04:58 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 12/28/2012

Cold and tired? Warm your bones beside the fire at these D.C. area bars and restaurants

With snow on the way and temperatures falling, it’s the perfect time to warm up at a cozy bar.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:15 PM ET, 12/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Looking back: The best nightlife of 2012

From cocktails on tap to bars with Natitude, a look back at the year in nightlife.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:35 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 12/27/2012

Got plans for New Year’s Eve?

If you’re still wondering where you’ll welcome 2013 — or recover on Jan. 1 — the Going Out Gurus are here to help.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:01 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/25/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Rebirth Brass Band, Warchild and a tribute to James Brown

This week’s entertainment options include the sound of New Orleans, a tribute to James Brown and old-school heavy metal.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 12/20/2012

Spend Christmas Eve at Proof with your pals nog and glogg

Bar manager Adam Bernbach is taking Proof’s basic eggnog and twisting it four ways, adding a base spirit of Madeira, bourbon, cognac or rum.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:07 PM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 12/20/2012

Best and worst of D.C.’s scene in 2012? Join the Gurus for Got Plans? and weigh in

Join the Got Plans? chat Thursday at 1 p.m. to weigh in on your favorites.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:30 AM ET, 12/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/18/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Festivus, kuduro and Christmas Eve

The Going Out Gurus highlight the week’s best DJs, bands, dance nights and parties.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 12/17/2012

Hogo: A new rum bar from the owners of the Passenger

Hogo, which opens Dec. 18, features 75 different types of rum and a dozen tropical cocktails.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:42 PM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 12/14/2012

Punching up happy hour at Union Market

Sample seasonal punch and enjoy drink specials tonight from 4 to 7 p.m.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:46 PM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Want tickets to every 9:30 Club concert in 2013?

The club’s annual raffle offers tickets to hundreds of concerts in exchange for charitable donations.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:46 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Mari Vanna brings babushka chic (and copious amounts of vodka) to Dupont Circle (PHOTOS)

The Russian restaurant chain will bring babushka chic to the District.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 12/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012

New Year’s Eve 2012: Parties with no cover charges or hassles

Don’t want to deal with overcrowded, overpriced parties on Dec. 31? These events are the way to go.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:54 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Holiday cocktails, rare beers and Nerd Nite

This week’s picks include seasonal adult beverages, a final sideshow at the Red Palace and Nerd Nite’s appropriately square anniversary.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Bohemian Caverns closed by police after alleged sexual assault [UPDATED]

Police shuttered the landmark jazz club on Saturday, and it cannot reopen before Tuesday night.

By Fritz Hahn  |  09:03 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/10/2012

Try Dogfish Head’s new collaboration beer, L’Interimaire, Wednesday at ChurchKey

Seasonal beer tastings and tappings continue this week, with Dogfish Head’s Sam Calagione helping unveil a new beer at ChurchKey.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Celebrate the 12 beer events of Christmas

In the next week, there are 12 events that should be on any beer lover’s Advent calendar.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012

For Repeal Day, party like it’s 1933 (Updated)

Dec. 5 will mark 79 years since Utah ratified the 21st Amendment, putting an end to the national experiment of Prohibition. What more reason could you need to raise a celebratory cocktail?

By Fritz Hahn  |  10:00 AM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Holiday beers, Repeal Day and dancing to samba bands

This week’s Nightlife Agenda includes beer tastings for charity, old-school hip-hop and a night of free Brazilian bands and dancing.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Update: Pappy Van Winkle’s bourbon has hit D.C.

One of the country’s most sought-after bourbons should arrive at bars and liquor stores next week.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:41 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 11/30/2012

Galaxy Hut’s menu goes vegetarian (but don’t worry, the tater tots are safe)

The popular Arlington bar transforms its bar food into veggie/vegan fare.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:03 PM ET, 11/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Holiday tipple report: Black Fleece at Firefly

The drink hints at eggnog without the unappealing richness.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:24 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 11/28/2012

Holiday tipple report: 901’s oak-aged bourbon cider and Two Sins cocktails

901 Restaurant and Bar ’s Dean Feddaoui once whipped up drinks behind the bar at Bourbon Steak, and it’s easy to tell.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:41 AM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Holiday tipple roundup: Round Robin Bar’s Winter Therapy and spiced apple cider cocktails

The bar’s five seasonal cocktails ($15 each) are ideal for sipping while soaking up the Willard Hotel’s lush holiday decor, which will be lighted for the public beginning Tuesday.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:30 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Hip-hop legends, rare beers and wrestling films

An old-school hip-hop tour goes beyond the usual suspects; a once-a-year beer is tapped at ChurchKey; and Black Cat pins its Wednesday night lineup on wrestling films.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 11/23/2012

Where to eat and drink on Black Friday

If you’ve got the day off or are leaving your empty office early, restaurants and bars offer special brunch menus and happy hours.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:31 AM ET, 11/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/21/2012

Do you want to party until 4 a.m. tonight?

If so, I salute you. I just hope you aren’t planning to run in the Turkey Trot tomorrow morning.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/13/2012

2012 Beaujolais pickings were slim, but that won’t put a damper on Nouveau parties

Sip the young, light bodied wine to celebrate the 2012 vintage.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Misc., Events

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2012

DC Beerathon: 26 bars, 15 hours, $65

Saturday promises to be a busy day for beer fans across the District. Rustico Alexandria hosts Novemberfest.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:59 AM ET, 11/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:06 PM ET, 11/07/2012

Bars and restaurants raise money for Sandy relief

Have dinner or a few beers while helping out the Red Cross and organizations on the ground in New York and New Jersey.

By Fritz Hahn and Justin Rude  |  01:06 PM ET, 11/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Where to watch election returns in the D.C. area

You have two options for after-work/after-voting tonight.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:26 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Nightlife Agenda: James Bond, Movember and a DC United playoff party

A James Bond-themed party, a DC United playoff-watching party and a Movember bar crawl on H Street are among this week’s top picks.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 10/30/2012

Where to find coffee, beer and WiFi

In the dark because of Sandy? These local hotspots have everything you need.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:48 PM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Have a happy Halloween with your hound

Bars welcome customers with two or four legs for costume contests, food and drink specials.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:38 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012

Christmas beer in October: Too Soon

No, you should not be drinking Christmas beer before you’ve even picked out a Halloween costume.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:51 AM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:33 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Check out DC Brau’s new, Kelly Towles-designed look

Starting Friday, DC Brau will sell its flagship beers in bottles with labels designed by artist Kelly Towles.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:33 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 10/23/2012

Cause ‘philanthropub’ opens Wednesday on Ninth Street NW

A new gastropub on Ninth St. NW is promising to give all profits to different charitable causes.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:32 PM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Beer events: Welcome Ballast Point, meet Orval’s brewmaster, taste new Bluejacket brews

Outstanding beer events come thick and fast at the end of October.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:47 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Halloween: Carve pumpkins, win prizes

Bars and restaurants hand out pumpkins and sharp objects to customers, who vie to create the spookiest Jack O’Lanterns.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:25 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Win tickets to spend Friday night with Drake

Invent the next #YOLO and we’ll give you free passes to Drake’s Howard Homecoming party at the Park.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Beer news: Great American Beer Festival winners, BrewDog comes to D.C. and Oktoberfest winds up

Sample award-winning beers and tastes of fall around the D.C. area.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Howard University Homecoming preview: Drake, Diddy, Meek Mill and 2 Chainz

Howard University’s homecoming weekend brings big-name artists to D.C. for concerts and events.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:40 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 10/10/2012

Maddy’s Taproom: Already filling a void downtown

A new bar with 40 draft beers is already slammed at happy hour — and for good reason.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:00 PM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Satellite Room offers late-night dining and “boozy shakes” behind the 9:30 Club

The newest venture from the Hilton brothers offers late-night burgers and tacos right next to the 9:30 Club.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:40 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 10/09/2012

Bardo Rodeo to be resurrected on Bladensburg Road

The owner of the funky 1990s Arlington brewpub plans to start anew in Northeast Washington.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:17 PM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/09/2012

French Underground, Snallygaster and a blues battle: The Nightlife Agenda

This week’s picks include two nights of parties at the French Embassy, a giant beer tasting and the hunt for D.C.’s best blues band.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 10/08/2012

Where to watch the Nationals’ Monday playoff game

Bars and restaurants mark the second game of the NLDS with happy hour deals, free koozies and an appearance by Teddy Roosevelt.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:46 AM ET, 10/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 10/05/2012

Bars with Natitude: Stoney’s

Few bars show their love of the Nationals as publicly as Stoney’s.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:08 PM ET, 10/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 10/04/2012

Bars with Natitude: The Ugly Mug

The Barracks Row sports bar has embraced the Nationals since Day 1, offering happy hours and free rides to the ballpark.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:40 PM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 10/02/2012

D.C. bars showing the first presidential debate

Bars host viewing parties with drinking games, cheap beer and partisan crowds.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:51 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs | Tags:  grid

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012

Bars with Natitude: The Tune Inn

If you can’t make it to a playoff game, watch it at one of these bars that have been loyal to the team for years.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:10 PM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/02/2012

Pumpkin beer, James Bond and Two Door Cinema Club: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s top events include a pumpking beer tasting, debate viewing parties, a tribute to “Dr. No” and Two Door Cinema Club DJing after a sold-out concert.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Where to find pre- and post-game happy hours near Nationals Park

Bars and restaurants offer cheap food and drink before, during and even after games.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 10/01/2012

Duffy’s: The real home of Nationals fans

Lots of bars may jump on the Nats bandwagon, but Duffy’s has been true to the team since 2006.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:48 PM ET, 10/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:54 PM ET, 09/28/2012

No matter how you spell it, pumpkin beer season has arrived

GOING OUT GUIDE | With October now in sight, many District bars are offering seasonal ales.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:54 PM ET, 09/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012

Take a ‘cortisone’ shot for the Nationals

D.C.’s top Nationals bar unveils a shot in honor of the steroid that has helped keep the Nats stars on the field.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:57 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/26/2012

The Board Room rolls the dice on a board game-themed bar

After delays, the Dupont Circle bar, which offers board games as well as beers, is open for business.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 09/26/2012

Boundary Stone marks its first birthday with deals on local beer and whiskey

The neighborhood pub celebrates one year in business with specials that run from noon until last call.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:32 AM ET, 09/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/25/2012

Beach party, Gaia and Smoke and Barrel’s birthday bash: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s Nightlife Agenda features DJs, burlesque dancers and 17th-century card games.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Oktoberfest is underway: Here’s where to party

Live polka music, pig roasts and beer tastings are all in our guide to our favorite German holiday.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:53 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012

201 Bar opens tonight with free food and drinks

Get a free taste of the former Lounge 201’s new menu.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Talk Like a Pirate Day: ‘Yo, ho, ho’ and that doughnut could be yours

Krispy Kreme offers free doughnuts to would-be pirates

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/18/2012

Help the Quarry House Tavern get rid of its beer

Quarry House Tavern has too much beer in stock, so they’re selling it cheap.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012

Madonnarama, Bliss and free Czech beer: The Nightlife Agenda

This week’s guide to D.C. nightlife includes an all-Madonna party, the Bliss Dance Party’s 12th anniversary and an embassy-sponsored night of Czech cinema and Czech beer.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012

Thievery Corporation, whiskey and a spelling bee: This week's Nightlife Agenda

This week’s top nightlife picks include an outdoor concert by Thievery Corporation, the launch of a locally owned whiskey and an adults-only spelling bee for charity.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 09/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012

A taco a day: A guide to taco happy hours

It’s possible to visit a different taco happy hour every night of the week. Here’s how.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Angelika Film Center and Cafe bringing indie and foreign films to Fairfax on Sept. 21

The eight-screen Angelika Film Center and Cafe opens Sept. 21 in the new Mosaic retail, restaurant and residential development.

By Michael O'Sullivan  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Movies, Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012

Free food and drink at the grand opening of Cleveland Park’s Uptown Tap House Sept. 13-15

Coming to Cleveland Park: A new “upscale gastro pub” from the owners of McFadden’s and Sign of the Whale.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:25 PM ET, 09/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012

Capitale is K Street’s new lounge

The replacement for kstreet Lounge is a louche nightclub with no weekend dress code or cover charge.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:13 PM ET, 09/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Where to watch the Democratic National Convention on the opening night of the 2012 NFL season

Capitol Hill bars will be splitting their screens between football and the Democration convention on Wednesday, and hosting viewing parties for the president’s speech on Thursday.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:49 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/30/2012

Sing your school’s fight song at the D.C. area’s best college football bars

Where to watch your beloved alma mater — from Alabama to West Virginia — in action.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Where to watch the Republican convention

Capitol Hill bars will show the convention on big screens with full sound.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:03 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 08/29/2012

This Saturday, go on a local brewery crawl

Three D.C. breweries will open their doors for tours and tastings this Saturday, so spend your long weekend sipping local beers.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:11 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012

Maryland Live! Casino offers bands as well as slots

Rams Head Center Stage, opening this weekend, brings a 500-capacity concert hall to the Arundel Mills casino development.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:18 PM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 08/27/2012

The Labor Day weekend Nightlife Agenda

The last three-day weekend of summer features DJ spinning old-school hip-hop, deep funk and dirty south beats, a singles party for college students and a tribute to Michael Jackson.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  06:31 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Celebrate Michael Jackson’s 54th birthday with dance parties at D.C. clubs

Some of D.C.’s top DJs are hosting special parties this week in honor of Michael Jackson’s birthday.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:28 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 08/27/2012

Five happy hours to check out this week

From rooftop cocktails to beachy frozen drinks, try these recent “Happy Hour of the Week” selections.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:17 PM ET, 08/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/24/2012

D.C. area sports bars want to host your fantasy football draft party

Sports bars offer free WiFi, free appetizers and drink specials for fantasy football fans.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012

Sip and savor at D.C. area beer and wine festivals

The end of summer means the start of wine fests, many of which begin Saturday and Sunday.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 08/22/2012

World of Beer and A-Town liven up the Ballston bar scene

Two new happy hour choices in Ballston: Do you want to choose from 500 beers or sip mojitos while playing cornhole on a patio?

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:36 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 08/22/2012

3 Stars Brewing begins tours and growler fills on Saturday

ll three brews will be available for tasting and growler fills from 1 to 6 p.m. or until the taps run dry.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:47 PM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2012

Are you ready for some pumpkin beers?

It’s only August, but pumpkin beer season is ramping up on store shelves and at local bars, with Dogfish Head hosting tapping parties for its seasonal Punkin Ale this week.

By Alex Baldinger  |  11:47 AM ET, 08/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012

Nas, pumpkin beer and a food truck festival: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Nas celebrates his new album at the Park at 14th, Dogfish Head releases its pumpkin beer, and parties mark the imminent end of summer.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 08/16/2012

TNT Bar opens with a bang on Columbia Pike

Todd Thrasher’s rocking new bar brings artisan cocktails from around the country to Arlington.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:37 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 08/16/2012

What are the best soccer bars in the D.C. area?

The English Premier League season kicks off Saturday at 10 a.m. which means fans will flock to sports bars to sip pints while watching all the action from 3,600 miles away.

By Alex Baldinger  |  03:51 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012

Where to celebrate National Rum Day

Lift a glass — or a tiki mug — at one of these bars in honor of National Rum Day.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:08 PM ET, 08/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Chuck Brown Day, Dogfish Head beer and the State Department: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

A cavalcade of go-go legends pays tribute to Chuck Brown at the Washington Convention Center while Dogfish Head Alehouse and Nellie’s Sports Bar celebrate anniversaries.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 08/13/2012

D.C. Beer Week: Make plans now

The fourth D.C. Beer Week will be the biggest yet, with more than 70 events over eight days. Our guide helps you find the essential happy hours, beer dinners and tasting parties.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:14 AM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Hot in Herre brings 2000s nostalgia to the 9:30 Club

Forget the ubiquitous ‘80s and ‘90s-themed dance parties: On Saturday night, the 9:30 Club will shake to the sounds of Justin Timberlake, Nelly and other stars of the early 2000s.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:06 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012

Trillectro, Calvin Johnson and Truth Thomas: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s highlights include a music festival where hip-hop meets electro, a reading by local poet Truth Thomas and an unusual concert by K Records founder Calvin Johnson.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/03/2012

Drink for a good cause Sunday in Columbia Heights

If you’re looking for an excuse to meet friends for a drink on Sunday, there are two very good ones in Columbia Heights.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/02/2012

Drink up: It’s National IPA Day

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Bluejacket beers, a Jerry Garcia tribute and Run for Cover

Try new local beers, honor the former Grateful Dead vocalist on his birthday and rock out with cover bands for a cause at the Black Cat.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Where to watch the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games

From a bar crawl inspired by the Olympic torch relay to a red-white-and-blue party for Team USA, these Olympic viewing parties take the gold.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:50 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Hank’s on the Hill pairs oysters and cocktails

Chef Jamie Leeds and mixologist Gina Chersevani are making a splash with a new venture near Eastern Market.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:04 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/25/2012

Rickey Month cocktail competition finalists announced

For the last month, bartenders across the area have been putting their own spin on the classic rickey cocktail. Now the finalists for the competition have been announced.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Pizzeria Paradiso’s Old Town bar just got bigger

The King Street pizzeria and craft beer bar celebrates with a week of beer dinners and tapping parties.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:09 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/24/2012

National Tequila Day and anniversary parties: Nightlife Agenda

Celebrate National Tequila Day, honor some local events celebrating their first anniversary and tell the world what grinds your gears.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 07/20/2012

D.C.’s frozen drinks, spraygrounds, getaways and more ways to beat the heat

By Weekend staff  |  02:12 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants, Misc.

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Unlimited beer and pizza tonight in Adams Morgan

Well, that headline got your attention, didn’t it?

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:20 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012

La Forchetta vs. La Fourchette: What’s in a name?

The Italian restaurant in Palisades is changing its name after complaints from the sound-alike French restaurant in Adams Morgan.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:51 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Frozen drinks flow at the Reef on Thursday nights

Every Thursday night, bartenders get creative with frozen drinks and craft icy pickleback shots and boozy frappuccino-esque cocktails.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:34 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/11/2012

3 Stars Brewing will hit D.C. taps in August

Beers from Washington’s newest brewery are about a month away from D.C. bars.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Free Slurpee Day — and where to go for spiked treats

July 11 means it’s your chance to get an icy treat free at any 7-Eleven. Or, try a spiked snow cone.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:38 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Bastille Day parties, from French maids to jazz

From a champagne soiree at the French embassy to a wild-and-crazy block party, a guide to Washington’s best Bastille Day events.

By Fritz Hahn  |  10:09 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Now on H: Donkey Kong and DC Brau

A new bar full of vintage arcade games arrives on H Street.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Bastille Day, bourbon and Woody Guthrie: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Taste American whiskey, celebrate French independence and honor one of this country’s greatest folk singers.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 07/03/2012

Chocolate City Beer has power again, but ...

Chocolate City Beer only got power running Tuesday morning, and may have to dump dozens of barrels of beer down the drain.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:51 PM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/03/2012

July 4 parties and JulyPA: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Celebrate America’s birthday with pool parties and open bar-fueled concerts, taste IPA beers from around the world and dance to a D.C.-born DJ who’s going to Ibiza.

By Fritz Hahn and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 06/29/2012

Reminder: The Brixton and El Chucho open this weekend

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:44 PM ET, 06/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 06/28/2012

Stay cool with beer and oysters

The next four days will be scorchers, and what better way to cool off than with a cold beer?

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:03 PM ET, 06/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 06/27/2012

El Chucho brings tacos, margaritas and a sweet rooftop deck to Columbia Heights

El Chucho, a Mexican taqueria from the team behind Jackie’s and Jackie’s Sidebar, opens Friday at 11th and Lamont streets NW.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:16 PM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/26/2012

Soundclash, Port City Brewing and ’95 Live: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Visit Port City Brewing Company’s new tasting room, celebrate 10 years of the city’s best old-school reggae night, and remember Biggie and Tupac at a special Grits & Gravy party.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Photos: Inside the Brixton, the Anglophile bar and restaurant coming to Ninth and U streets NW

We got a peek at the new British-themed bar and restaurant slated to open July 1.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:42 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Riot Act Comedy Theatre in Penn Quarter set to become Penn Social

The Riot Act Comedy Theatre at Eighth and E streets NW will close for two weeks to become a “social club” filled with games — including shuffleboard courts — and TV screens.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:04 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 06/21/2012

Intern Guide: budget beer and bites

Trying to have fun on a budget? Check out these half-price happy hour deals, discounted food and bars that sell beers for $1.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:42 PM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/19/2012

A tribute to Chuck Brown, Oddisee and Caribbean Carnival: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Rare Essence and Slick Rick honor Chuck Brown, Oddisee unveils a new album and a weekend of events at the Crossroads kick off Caribbean Carnival celebrations.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 06/15/2012

Spend this evening — and tomorrow afternoon — on one of the area’s best rooftop decks

With beautiful weather on the horizon, there’s no better time to have a drink on one of the area’s rooftop decks.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:18 PM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Flying Dog Brewery tours: Tasty and educational

During tours of Flying Dog’s Frederick brewery, guests watch beer being made from start to finish — and get to taste it along the way. .

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:39 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 06/13/2012

D.C. Flag Day: Time to celebrate (non-) state pride

Thursday’s rally is a reason to flash your flag.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:47 PM ET, 06/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 06/12/2012

Father’s Day plans for dads who like beer

If your dad likes lagers — or wants to know more about them — there are Father’s Day beer dinners and events tailored just for him.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:59 PM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012

A Def Jam tribute, Sharam and a Pan-American dance party: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s picks include a Pan-American dance party at Lima and a tribute to Def Jam at the Lincoln Theatre starring EPMD and local hip-hop talent.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 06/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 06/06/2012

Get ready for Capital Pride parties with a special playlist from the Mixtape DJs

Our list of events includes parade viewing parties, jello wrestling and late-night dancing.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:48 PM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 06/05/2012

New bars to visit: Spacebar in Falls Church and Of Love and Regret in Baltimore

Two new beer-focused bars debuted last week: Galaxy Hut’s sister bar brings grilled cheese and craft beer to Falls Church, while Stillwater Ales has opened its own Baltimore pub.

By Fritz Hahn  |  05:10 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 06/05/2012

Ted Leo, beer tastings and Capital Pride: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Catch indie rock icon Ted Leo with his original band, taste beers from around the country and dance until the wee hours at the 9:30 Club.

By Fritz Hahn  |  08:00 AM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Beer tastings, tapping parties and meet-and-greets surround the annual Savor festival

The two-day Savor craft beer festival comes to Washington next week, but the week of happy hours and tastings leading up to Savor is as exciting as the event itself.

By Fritz Hahn  |  05:15 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Rock out to a perfect pool party playlist, then win passes to an actual pool party

Get ready for the return of the Brightest Young Things summer pool parties with an exclusive playlist — and a chance to win free tickets.

By Fritz Hahn  |  11:44 AM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/30/2012

Dancing on your own? Not at the Green Lantern.

DJs at the Logan Circle gay bar plan a celebration of Robyn’s music — with free vodka.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 05/23/2012

New York Avenue Beach Bar gets closer to opening

The New York Avenue Beach Bar will open at 5 p.m. on Friday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:53 PM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 05/22/2012

Shop the Styleliner mobile boutique, nosh on ice-cream s’mores at Bar Dupont through the summer

The mobile boutique visits the bar’s ice-cream socials

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:08 PM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Memorial Day Nightlife Agenda: DJs, concerts and pool parties

Essential events for your long weekend include a Eurovision viewing party at the Austrian Embassy, a fundraiser for Wounded Warrors and the season debut of two pool parties.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 05/17/2012

1905 unveils its new rooftop deck

The Shaw bistro has unveiled a rooftop bar with views of the Washington Monument.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:26 PM ET, 05/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 05/15/2012

Kojo Nnamdi chats with Fritz Hahn about the D.C. area’s best rooftop bars

The Going Out Guide’s Fritz Hahn will be a guest on Kojo Nnamdi’s radio show Wednesday to recommend the D.C. area’s best rooftop bars.

By Alex Baldinger  |  06:23 PM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Preakness, a new pool party at the Capitol Skyline Hotel and Lee “Scratch” Perry: Nightlife Agenda

This week’s top after-dark events include Preakness viewing parties, a show by a former member of Vivian Girls and a new pool party at the Capitol Skyline Hotel.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 05/14/2012

American Craft Beer Week events on tap all over the region

The Washington area’s top beer bars offer tastes of new and rare beers — and dirt-cheap happy hours — to mark American Craft Beer Week.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:06 PM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Get your outlaw country fix with Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard at Marx Cafe in Mount Pleasant

As the monthly Outlaws country music night celebrates its first anniversary, the DJs share a playlist of their favorite old-school country tracks.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:40 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 05/08/2012

Cut Copy DJ set and No Age at the Hirshhorn: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

No Age performs at the Hirshhorn’s “Song 1” party, Cut Copy spins at U Street Music Hall and a new summer rooftop party makes its debut.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Mother Trucker brings food trucks to a pool party

Capital Skyline Hotel is teaming with H Street NE music and food tastemakers to create summer fun.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:46 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Best D.C. area bars for a ‘Star Wars’ cantina vibe

You know that famous scene in the original “Star Wars” film, with the funky soundtrack and dusty environs? Here’s where to capture that spirit on Star Wars Day.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:27 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Misc.

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 05/02/2012

Where to watch the Kentucky Derby

Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby fall on the same day. The Going Out Guide tells you where the best parties are.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:28 PM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 05/01/2012

Cinco de Mayo: Margaritas, happy hours and a burro

Whether you’re looking to taste exquisite Mexican cuisine, listen to an up-and-coming salsa band or enjoy a margarita at a rooftop happy hour, there’s a party out there for you.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:55 PM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 05/01/2012

Volta Bureau, a pool party and old-school jams with Biz Markie: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week’s Nightlife Agenda includes the first pool party of the year, Queen Makeda’s last night, Timbuktu diva Khaira Arby and an old-school party featuring DJ Biz Markie.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  06:00 AM ET, 05/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 04/24/2012

Washington Redskins fans hope RG3 era begins Thursday at D.C. area NFL draft parties

Join sportscasters and fellow fans to watch the Redskins pick Robert Griffin III in the 2012 NFL draft.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:02 PM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012

Ted Leo, the Underground Rebel Bingo Club and 95 Live: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

This week, catch a D.C. indie rock icon, play bawdy British bingo, get down to some of the area’s best DJs and celebrate the music of Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music, Events

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Devils Backbone beer arrives in Northern Virginia

In more brews news, Chocolate City unveils an H Street-only brew and bars tap special Lagunitas beers for 4/20.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 04/20/2012

Retro Saturday night: Yacht rock and and That ‘80s Prom

Forget the hits of 2012: Two of Saturday night’s biggest parties want to turn the clock back three or four decades.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:28 PM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Shaw’s Tavern: Now with beer, wine and a dinner menu

After various legal problems last year, Shaw’s Tavern has returned with a liquor license, a dinner menu and extended hours.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:55 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012

Eleanor Friedberger, Alex Winston and Forward Festival: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Catch indie singer-songwriters, dubstep DJs, Afro-Latin rhythms and a challenging mixology competition for bartenders.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 03:34 PM ET, 04/16/2012

Now open: Chez Billy and Town Hall’s back patio

Two much anticipated spaces opened this weekend: Chez Billy brings style and cocktails to Petworth, and Town Hall’s large courtyard gives Glover Park a place to hang outdoors.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:34 PM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 04/12/2012

New York Avenue Beach Bar to bring the shore to D.C.

The owner of the Passenger plans an outdoor beach bar — with 80 tons of sand — in an empty lot near Mount Vernon Square.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:14 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/11/2012

MiG Bar to close April 30

The owners of the Adams Morgan dive bar cite problems with their landlord and are already looking for a new space in Columbia Heights or Petworth.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012

DC Brau’s birthday, Scream and a hip-hop bar crawl: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Toast DC Brau’s first year of brewing, go on hip-hop and golf-themed bar crawls, catch trailblazing Wu Tang rapper Raekwon or dance to ‘80s pop queen Tiffany.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Oyster happy hour goes on forever at Blackbyrd Warehouse

Blackbyrd’s new special offers a half-dozen local oysters and a pint of stout whenever you drop in.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:21 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 04/05/2012

For Washington Nationals fans, opening day means happy hour specials

The Nationals may be in Chicago on opening day, but local bars are offering cut-price food and drinks at baseball viewing parties.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:48 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Prince of Petworth’s Dan Silverman joins the Gurus chat

The blogger, who spots the city’s soon-to-open bars and restaurants, is our guest Guru on Thursday.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  05:36 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants, Events

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Fairgrounds opens outside Nationals Park

Fairgrounds — the replacement for the Bullpen and Das Bullpen across from Nationals Park — made a soft opening yesterday with lobster rolls, beer and a classic rock cover band.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:38 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 04/04/2012

Howard Theatre in photos: 30 years after closing, a new look

The historic theater is transformed with a $29 million renovation that modern to the core.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  03:01 PM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Bars and Clubs, Misc.

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 04/03/2012

D.C. Beer Week offers discounted brews all month long

Support the events and you’ll get discounted brews and food at 17 bars during the month of April.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:17 PM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2012

Caribbean Carnival, Windian Records and free rockabilly: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Celebrate the kickoff of Caribbean Carnival season, rock out at a two-day festival curated by Windian Records or say farewell to J.P. McDermott, a fixture of the local rockabilly scene.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 03/29/2012

Surprise: Bar owners in favor of extended bar hours

At a D.C. City Council hearing, bar owners support keeping bars open until 3 a.m. during the week and 4 a.m. on weekends.

By Fritz Hahn  |  05:29 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Van Hunt, Recess for adults and karaoke for charity: This week’s Nightlife Agenda

Catch Van Hunt’s soulful funk, sing your heart out to raise money for sick children and spend Saturday night playing Twister, Jenga and other games.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/26/2012

Catch up on our beer-themed Got Plans? with Greg Engert

The meticulous beer director of ChurchKey took reader questions last week.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs | Tags:  Got Plans

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Welcome blossoms with cherry beers

Local breweries celebrate cherry blossom season with special cherry beers.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:57 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 03/23/2012

Roll out for sushi happy hours

Whether you prefer rolls or nigiri, you can get sushi for a song at these top area happy hours.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:34 PM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Celebrate the return of ‘Mad Men’

Hit a cocktail party showing the series’ fifth season premiere or check out or list of bars and restaurants with a “Mad Men” vibe.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:59 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Nightlife Agenda: ‘Mad Men,’ Tiesto and the Wedding Present

See Tiesto up close and personal, dress up and drink classic cocktails to celebrate the return of ”Mad Men” or rock out to the Wedding Present’s catalogue of turbulent love songs.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/16/2012

The Got Plans? recap: Everything you need to know about St. Paddy’s

You asked, we answered.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 03/15/2012

Test your knowledge at local trivia nights

Take a quiz with questions from local quizmasters and check out our list of some of the area’s best trivia nights.

By Stephanie Merry  |  01:11 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Pi Day means cheap pies — and beer — at District of Pi

District of Pi marks Pi Day with pizzas and beers for $3.14.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:55 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events, Restaurants

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 03/13/2012

Finding a sports bar with good food

A reader e-mailed us asking for a place where she and her husband could watch the NCAA tournament and enjoy quality food and beer. Here’s what we said.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  01:58 PM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 03/08/2012

Charlie Visconage Show: Late-night chatter (and laughter) in Adams Morgan

With interviews, musical guests and silliness, a new live performance channels late-night TV.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  11:45 AM ET, 03/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Pho U Vietnamese pop-up is back on at Montserrat House

The three-night-only Vietnamese restaurant, canceled in February, is set for Thursday.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants, Events

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Standard set to reopen on March 1

Standard, which won raves for its barbecue and beer last summer, is set to reopen next Thursday with an expanded menu and expanded patio.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:59 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Reasons to play hooky today

How could you possibly handle work on a day like this? Here are our favorite places to go when you need a day off.

By Going Out Guide staff  |  11:23 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Bars and Clubs, Museums

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 02/22/2012

All you can’t eat: D.C.’s food feats

No matter how hungry you are, there’s no way you’re finishing most of these massive, spicy or massively-spicy menu items.

By Alex Baldinger  |  07:37 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 02/22/2012

Bars to try tonight: Boundary Road and Sixth Engine

Two new bars offer cocktails and microbrews near Capitol Hill.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:28 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Wale, Mos Def and Bad Brains top Howard Theatre lineup

The historic, long crumbling center of Washington’s Black Broadway will reopen in April.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, Events, Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/21/2012

Let the Mardi Gras parties roll

If you’re looking for cheap drinks and beads a la Bourbon Street, it seems that every other bar is hosting a Mardi Gras party tonight.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Tittsworth’s birthday and a drunken spelling bee

This week, one of D.C.’s top DJ throws himself a birthday party, the Rock and Roll Hotel’s spelling bee gets new rules, and Farewell Republic blows the doors off DC9.

By Fritz Hahn  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Music

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 02/17/2012

The Got Plans? Recap: Beautiful bars and bathrooms and wine getaways

The Going Out Gurus were joined by Lauren Miller and Brian Winter of the design firm Edit.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  02:34 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Restaurants, Bars and Clubs | Tags:  Got Plans

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Got Plans: Meet D.C.’s most stylish bar designers

The two-person design firm Edit is behind a number of D.C.’s coolest nightspots. They join us on Got Plans? to talk about their favorite past projects and the local bar scene.

By Fritz Hahn  |  01:36 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Restaurants

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Be our valentines. Or not.

Anti-Valentine’s Day parties, the Dead Milkmen and a tribute to Don Cornelius and Whitney Houston are among this week’s nightlife highlights.

By Fritz Hahn, David Malitz and Rhome Anderson  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 02/13/2012

DJ nights honor Whitney Houston

Upcoming parties pay tribute to the late Whitney Houston and her classic songs.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:02 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Bar Pilar has reopened, without food

While construction continues on the popular tavern’s second floor, the main bar has reopened for business as (almost) usual.

By Fritz Hahn  |  03:52 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012

Nightlife Agenda: Charity dance parties and free local beer

This week, sample the work of local homebrewers, dance to old-school bands for charity or take the stage in front of a full band.

By Fritz Hahn  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs, Events, Music

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Gina Chersevani leaves PS 7’s

One of Washington’s top mixologists has left PS 7’s to focus on opening her own cocktail lounge.

By Fritz Hahn  |  04:09 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 02:03 PM ET, 02/01/2012

New happy hours to try: Mova Lounge and Southern Hospitality

Gay hotspot Mova Lounge has relocated to the 14th and U corridor, while Southern Hospitality tries to breathe new life into the old Adams Mill Bar and Grill.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:03 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 01/31/2012

It’s true: Cantina Marina will be open today

Happy hour on the Southwest Waterfront today? A possibility, thanks to Cantina Marina’s weather-prompted reopening.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:20 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 01/31/2012

Where to watch the Super Bowl

Cheering on your favorite team is more fun at these bars. Check out all-you-can-eat tailgate parties, a happy hour hosted by the Redskin Brandon Banks and a bar with award-winning microbrews.

By Fritz Hahn  |  12:36 PM ET, 01/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Bars and Clubs