Posts Tagged ‘happy hour’
The Hello Goodbye Burger is just one of the specialties featured at The Rock

Everybody Wants Some

Classic rock and hearty fare come together in The Rock.
Should you make it through Alliance Town Center’s gauntlet of a parking lot to reach the northeastern corner, you’ll find a gigantic building with a logo beaming from the bottom of cartoon flames, the kind you see on the ho...

Philly cheesesteak, made with “real” Cheez Whiz, on the grill. Courtesy Facebook.

Sturdy, Funky

It’s no secret that I like chain restaurants, and I kind of get excited when a new one springs up from the dust of some freeway-adjacent retail development. If I were a little kid in 2014, I’d probably grow up thinking that...

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Eldritch 8-Ball

Just in time to be too late for Halloween, I discovered another allegedly haunted bar. I say “discovered” as if I had to hack through miles of dangerous jungle and even more dangerous jungle creatures to carefully unearth s...

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The Sundays

More than any other time of the week, I find myself bar hopping on Sunday nights. It’s not that I don’t go out Fridays or Saturdays (or Mondays or Tuesdays or Thursdays, for that matter), but those evenings tend to be spent...

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Blocking the Brew

Years ago, I was obsessed with a real-time PC strategy game called Starcraft, in which you guided the actions of militaristic space colonists attempting to gain control of the planets of some far-flung galaxy. The game’s poin...


Sidetracked with Sides

Are there any bars around here housed in an old Taco Bell? The reason I ask is because a.) that would be funny and b.) there’s a bar east of Hwy. 360 on Division Street that looks like it might have once been a Wendy’s. I g...


Jamming at Gator’s

I’m just going to throw this out there: All the neon trim lining the eaves of the buildings on Race Street is kind of deceptive. It makes it look like the neighborhood between Sylvania Avenue and Belknap Street is lined with ...

Art Institute's section design winner, Jean Gonzales.

Best Of On The Town 2014

Overall Drinking Establishment Critic’s choice: Shipping & Receiving, 201 S Calhoun St Want a place with live music, a chic urban vibe, respectable beer selection and diverse crowd, plus pool, shuffleboard, and an outdoor...

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Slowdown Showdown

One thing I love about dive bars is their apparent immunity to the caprices of time. So often they’re locked in whatever decade they opened in, staffed by barkeeps who have poured drinks through multiple presidential administ...

Apparently, West 7th had a crazy back-to-school weekend.

Crowded Streets

Sunday night was kind of weird. My afternoon nap went way longer than I intended — essentially, I got ready for the evening at 11 p.m. and headed out not really knowing where I wanted to go or why I wanted to go out at all. I...