Is tax season getting you stressed? Unwind over a cheap drink at one of this week’s hand picked happy hour spots.
Bondurants, 303 East 85th Street
Craft beer fanatics taking a day off from home-brewing can relax with a dollar off any draft beer here from 4 to 7 p.m. Rare finds include west coast offerings like double ginger big eye and maharaja imperial IPAs. You’ll also find $5 well drinks, pinot grigio, and chardonnay.
Tradesman, 222 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn
If you’re looking for a relaxed neighborhood joint, this place is serving up drink deals up until 9 p.m. $4 drafts and a $5 beer-and-shot special help pack this cozy venue, where the interior suggests a hipster social club. Beers focus on local American craft offerings, and a back patio is available for quiet conversation for those parties of two in need of a cocktail escape.
Baby’s All Right, 146 Broadway, Brooklyn
From 5 to 8 p.m., this bar and live music stage offers Miller High Life for just $3. Drafts and well drinks are also reduced to $5, while food specials include a burger and fries for seven bucks. Most live performances start after 8 p.m., with performances ranging from classic hip hop to blues to electronica.
Thunder Jackson’s, 169 Bleecker Street
Head to this Village watering hole, which serves $2 sliders every Wednesday. This college friendly bar offers a full syllabus of specials from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., with domestic draft and bottle brews priced at only $3 and sangria at four bucks. Wednesdays is also ladies night, with $4 wine specials running from 7 p.m. until close.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on March 12, 2014