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Sunday Funday at Manitoba
April 10, 2011, 3:51 pm
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Not just Sunday. Happy hour from 2 to 8 daily: $2 domestic bottles, $3 imported bottles and well drinks, $3 drafts.image

Air hockey and bubble hockey tables downstairs. Hardcore cider on tap.



Citywide happy hour all week!
April 4, 2011, 1:27 pm
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It’s Yelp Drinks Week! April 4th through 10th, participating bars are offering select alcoholic beverages at half price. And you don’t have to leave work early to try and guzzle 2 happy hour drinks by 7 pm. It’s all week long at these participating bars.

I’ll be checking out some combination of The Immigrant, Idle Hands, Raines Law Room, Dorian Gray, Ward III, and Hotel Chantelle.


The Immigrant –…
– Sancerre $7 (reg $14)
– Malbec $5 (reg $10)
– Cava $5 (reg $10)

Raines Law Room –…
– Airmail $6.50 (reg $13)
– Gold Rush $6.50 (reg $13)
– American Trilogy $6.50 (reg $13)

Idle Hands –…
– Any Draft Beer $3.50 (reg $7)
– Any Well Drink $3.50 (reg $7)
– Dram of Maker’s Mark $4 (reg $8)

Ward III –…
– Ward III: $6 (reg $12)
– Hell Bent For Leather: $6 (reg $12)
– NY Sour: $6 (reg $12)

Hotel Chantelle –…
– Bramble $6.50 (reg $13)
– Oscar Mike $6.50 (reg $13)
– Toussaint Rouge $6.50 (reg $13)

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Popshop at Tammany Hall
April 1, 2011, 10:43 am
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On the first Thursday of every month, LES nightlife newcomer Tammany Hall hosts three floors of rotating musical guests, dancing, and general debauchery with its monthly Popshop party. Next Thursday, April 7th, Walk the Moon, Savoir Adore, and ANR will be playing live with Lightwaves rocking the DJ booth all night. Free after midnight.

Entire Venue

Popshop is back at Tammany Hall. This month, SXSW darlings Walk the Moon headline with help from Brooklyn indie poppers Savoir Adore and Miami psych kids ANR playing live. Lightwaves is back and will be spinning all night long. Like every past Popshop, this event is expected to sell out, so get your tickets NOW!
Doors are at 8pm. Advance Tickets are available here

If you show up early, you might even catch happy hour. $3 beers, $4 cocktails, $5 wines.

Drink-Dance-Listen: Tammany Hall (LES) 152 Orchard Street between Stanton and Rivington. (212) 982-7767. Follow Tammany Hall and Popshop on Twitter.

$24 all-you-can-bowl Mondays
February 27, 2011, 12:30 pm
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On Monday nights from 9 pm to 1 am, the Union Square Bowlmor runs a $24 all-you-can-bowl special (including shoe rental) called Night Strike. Given that each game would otherwise set you back $12 or $13 per game at any other time on any other night plus an additional $6.50 for shoe rental, and assuming you plan to play more than two games, you’re getting some serious bang for your buck (I mean, for NYC – this ain’t 99 cent midnight bowling like Seattle, but it’s the best we got here in this fine city of ours with its sky-high rents).

Go: Bowlmor Lanes (Union Square) 110 University Place between 12th & 13th Streets, New York, NY 10003. (212) 255-8188.

$1 oysters and $1 clams at BLT Fish
August 27, 2010, 2:10 pm
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Per Eater’s DEALFEED, more $1 oysters! This time at BLT Fish Shack in Flatiron. BLT Fish Shack has a pretty well-rounded raw bar and also serves classic New England fish shack fare like chowders, steamed lobster, fried clams, etc. I love $1 seafood!

The Deal: New happy hour: $1 oysters, $1 clams, $5 drafts of Shack Ale, $6 Shark Bite cocktail.

When: Mon – Fri, 5 – 7 PM; 212-691-8888.

BLT Fish Shack
21 West 17th St., New York, NY

Cheap drinks & cheap eats in NYC
March 11, 2010, 11:31 am
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Cheap drinks & cheap eats: Time Out New York breaks down the best happy hours in NYC

Bar Artisanal LATE NIGHT, here I come!

Jadis wins best wine happy hour in LES
March 8, 2010, 12:48 pm
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Jadis is a lovely LES wine bar with a rustic but refined French sensibility. Not only does it offer a wonderful and reasonably priced selection of wines from around the world (about 30 available by the glass), it also offers phenomenal small plates that go perfectly with a glass of your wine of choice. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 5-7 pm, however, it gets better: all glasses of wine are half price and bottled beers are $4. (Mondays aren’t bad, either, as all bottles of wine over $40 are half price.) This means that during happy hour, you can have a glass of Riesling or Cotes du Rhone red for $3, an Argentinian Malbec or Italian Pinot Grigio for $3.50, a prosecco or Charles de Fere brut for $4, or a Sancerre (my personal favorite) for just $5.50!

The food is nothing to sniff at, either. Between two of us, we ordered the country pate ($7), the duck rillette ($8), and the bacon-wrapped scallops ($8) and we were stuffed. The charcuterie portions are quite generous, and the servers provided us with an extra bread basket to finish off our remaining pate and rillette. So dinner for two plus two glasses of wine apiece came out to $50 including tax and tip. Not bad at all!

The country pate was rich, slightly chunky, and had just the right amount of pepper. There were 5 large triangular slices served with mesclun greens and sliced bread.

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