Still nursing a post-Super Bowl party hangover? Or need to relax after playing ice capades every time you set foot on the sidewalk? Go have a cheap drink at one of these spots.
Lulu’s, 113 Franklin Street, Brooklyn
While the $1-off beer is a draw, it’s the free pizza during happy hour (3 to 6 p.m.) that really gets people to this Greenpoint dive. The refined tap selection includes your typical Brooklyn bar offerings — think Kelso IPA and Six Point Sweet Action — and the bar hosts plenty of events like trivia and country music night. See, too, the beer, shot, and pizza deal listed for $5.
Upright Brew House, 547 Hudson Street
From 2 to 7 p.m., guests receive $2 off any draft beer. The bar features 11 brews on tap including selections from craft powerhouse Flying Dog and a brew called speakeasy butchertown black ale. Pints range from $8 to $10 outside of happy hour.
Paddy’s, 3155 Broadway
If you’re in Harlem, make it a point to stop into this 4 to 7 p.m. happy hour. All drinks are a dollar off, and there’s a $10 pizza and pint special, too. On Wednesdays, you’ll find a live jazz jam session, and everyone is invited to bring an instrument — though not a computer if you’re an EDM artist. Check out the skee-ball, darts, and classic arcade games, too.
Von, 3 Bleecker Street
$5 tap wine from 5 to 7 p.m. should convince you that stepping into this SoHo wine bar is the right move after work. Choices from the current line-up include Cabernet Franc from the Finger Lakes and a Sauvignon Blanc from Long Island’s Shinn Estate. You’ll also find $3 draft beer specials — a steal for the area.