Thursday, February 22, 2018

Happy National Margarita Day. Now go drink one!

It's Thursday and it's National Margarita Day, so I'm about to go have one! Here's a bunch of stuff happening tonight, sponsored all month by Youngstown Craft Beer Fest, which is March 9th at O'Donolds Austintown at 6 p.m. Cheers!
  1. Biker Brewhouse inside Harley Davidson Biketown in Austintown has great beers on-site with local ingredients and is the only brewery inside a Harley-Davidson dealership we're aware of! Stop in tonight for great beers & swing by Saturday for their 1-Year Anniversary Party!
  2. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana is open until 10 p.m. with five great beers on tap including Spruce Willis Dark Lager. Buy a pint, keep the glass while they last & get $2 off a 32-ounce & $3 off a 64-ounce Growler Fill today!
  3. Cedars West End has Y-Town Swing's Swing Night with DJ Ricky with lessons from 8-9:30 and open social dance at 9:30 p.m. followed by Late Night Blues at Midnight.
  4. Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Thursday with Tacos 2 for $2.50, Corona & Corona Lights $2.50 & Cuervo or Cuervo Cinge shots $2.75. 
  5. Christopher's at the End of the Tunnel on East Federal has $1 off Margaritas for National Margarita Day!
  6. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has Hip-Hop Thursdays hosted by VVS Early & JNUK & B Bentley with more than a dozen performers, $3 Ciroc or Crown Apple & $1.50 Miller Lites. VIP Available.
  7. Draught House has food once thanks to Jack Zizzo and his Space Kat Restaurant with a smoker out back, DirecTV for all the games and make plans for Monday for $3 Pints!
  8. El Cowboy Tex Mex Grill & Saloon in the Wedgewood Plaza in Austintown has Cowgirls Nite with Fast Freddie from CD 93.3, $2 16-ounce domestics, $3 16-ounce imports, $2 Rumchata, Tequila Rose or Fireball shots and $4 Skittle Margaritas.
  9. The Federal, on West Federal Street downtown, has Happy Hour until 7 p.m., Downtown's best burgers & all day Happy Hour Pricing on appetizers and great drink specials.
  10. Forty10 Bar & Grille in Canfield has $5 Margaritas all day for National Margarita Day.
  11. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis including the Mexican Martini and 50+ imported beers. Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  12. Lime Tree on Courthouse Square in Warren has six craft taps, unique drinks & outstanding food.
  13. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Flat Bread Pizza Night with great bar specials.
  14. Magic Tree Pub & Eatery is shaking up the menu with Chef Reginald doing a Nashville Hot Chicken & Smokey Pulled Pork sandwiches as well as 41 beers on tap, eight wines on tap and happy Hour 3:30-6 p.m.
  15. The Manor Restaurant in Austintown has $4 Margaritas all day for National Margarita Day.
  16. Numbers Brewing in Lisbon has 15 great beers on tap, most of them named for local roads and landmarks!
  17. Noble Creature Cask House on Rayen Avenue is open Thursday & Friday at 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Saturday at Noon! Check out Youngstown's newest small-batch brewery.
  18. O'Donold's Austintown and O'Donold's Irish Downtown have Build-A-Burger Thursdays. $8 gets you a burger any way you want with fries & both have plenty of great beer & Irish Whiskey! 
  19. The Phoenix in Canfield has Grecian Thursdays with great Greek food on the menu and baklava and Baklava for desert.
  20. Quaker Steak & Lube in Austintown, Boardman, Cortland & Sharon, PA, are celebrating National Margarita Day with House Margaritas $3 and Signature Margaritas $1 more.
  21. RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road, has Girls Night Out with $5 Martinis, $2 off Pizza and $1 off all wines all night for the ladies.
  22. El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty celebrates National Margarita Day with $6 Jumbos & $15 pitchers of their house Margaritas, to go along with outstanding food! I know what's for dinner tonight!
  23. Vintage Estates in Boardman has a Madtree Brewing Tap Takeover at 6:30 p.m. featuring Treesearch 11.0, a super-limited experimental IPA, PsycHOPathy, Dreamsicle & Lift, Travis will have Lite-Brites for contests & Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8.
  24. Whistle & Keg on West Federal has 90's at Nine with $1.90 domestics, 90¢ hot dogs and a DJ playing your favorite 90's songs & 90's Karaoke all night.
Live Music tonight
  • The Apollo Maennerchor in Sharon, PA, has JamesWillaman at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Vegas at 7 p.m.
  • The Keg Bar & Grille in Sharon, PA, has Kevin Reardon at 7 p.m.
  • Recon Brewing in Butler, PA, has The McCabe Acoustic Duo tonight at 7 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Jay Byrd at 6 p.m. and Harrison Rhinehart at 8:30 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts on Phelps Street has a Thursday Night Jam Session at 9.
  • WhiteFire Grille & Spirits in Canfield has live Jazz from 6-9 p.m.
Thursday Karaoke, Open Mic & Trivia
  • The BackYard Bar & Grill in Poland has Karaoke with Cheryl on Thursdays starting at 9 p.m. 
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Trivi-oke with Trivia & Karaoke starting at 7 p.m.
  • Country Porch Winery in Cortland has Trivia at 7 p.m.
  • CrossRoads Bar & Grill in Southington has Ladies Night and Karaoke with Colleen from 7-11 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Country Karaoke with Simply Ed at 7. 
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dynomyte at 9. 
  • Martha's Boulevard Bar & Grille on Southern Avenue has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with DJ Propain.
  • Noble Creature Cask House has trivia at 7:30 p.m.
  • O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown has Karaoke at 10 & $2 Well or $3 Call Drinks.
  • Olde Dutch Mill in Lake Milton has Open Mic at 7:30 p.m.
  • Reclamation Brewing Company in Butler, PA, has Geeks Who Drink at 8 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Karaoke at 7 p.m.
  • Stone Church Pizza House & Brewpub in Hermitage has Name That Tune at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Fun House Thursdays with Karaoke, Lip Sync Battles, Dance-Offs and more starting at 8 p.m.
  • Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Karaoke, Name That Tune & Music Trivia with Guest DJ Sketch at 10 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates Wine in Boardman has Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8 p.m. 


Saturday, February 17, 2018

Looking for something to do? We have like 65 ideas.

It's a Saturday and we're ready to go after a bit of a break after the afternoon session of Ohio Wine Producers Association Winter Wine Affair, so we're heading to Covelli Centre for the Youngstown Phantoms taking on the Waterloo Black Hawks and it's Military Appreciation Night! We'll be seated in the Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course Coors Light Cold Zone for all the action starting at 7:05 p.m. But if hockey's not your thing, here's a HUGE list of everything else going on around town, sponsored all month by our friends at YOUNGSTOWN CRAFT BEER FEST, which is March 9th at O'Donolds Austintown! Cheers:
  1. A & C Beverage at the corner of East Federal and South Avenue has all the beer, wine, liquor, cigars and drinking-related materials (bitters, glassware, etc) your home bar needs. Outstanding place!
  2. Biker Brewhouse inside Harley Davidson BikeTown in Austintown is a fully-functional brewpub inside a Harley dealership! 
  3. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has the Quaker Steak & Lube Wing Wagon at 4 p.m. and five great beers on tap including Snow Daze Hazy White IPA at 6 p.m. with live music from Demos Papadimas at 7 p.m.
  4. Buena Vista Café in Warren has great fried chicken, but on Saturday it's BBQ time with St. Louis Ribs, Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Pulled Pork, Street Tacos & more. 
  5. Cedars West End on Steel Street has Black Lace & Burlesque's Valentine's Day Show with MC Kelsi and music by Dr Goo. Doors at 9, show eventually. 18 & Up with ID.
  6. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has Love, Lust & Liquor tonight at 10 p.m. with vibes by Dj LoQui and performances by Tae Wall, Mac $pitt, JR the Don and more. Ladies free until 11, $10 cover.
  7. Diletto Winery in Canfield makes great wine, beer, cider & sangria and the winery has Escape Rooms, Sip & Paint nights too & you can make your reservations for all of them in person or on their website. One Cello plays at 7 p.m.
  8. Draught House on West Federal has upgraded the TVs so your favorite team can be on at the bar, Space Kat cooking up great food, 16 taps of mostly craft beer & two pool tables.
  9. The Federal on West Federal Street has Downtown's best burgers, eight great beers on tap, outstanding mixed drinks & a DJ at 10 to keep you dancing all night! RSVP for Bottle Service or VIP.
  10. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers.Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  11. Lime Tree on Courthouse Square in Warren has six craft taps, unique drinks & outstanding food.
  12. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Celebrate Your Sweetie Saturday with dinner for two, dessert and a bottle of L'uva Bella Label wine for $79.
  13. Mizu Japanese Restaurant in Niles has moved on down the road to the old steakhouse in front of the Eastwood Mall if sushi's your thing.
  14. The New Manhattan in Hubbard has a country-themed Anti-Valentine's Day Party with line dance lessons at 8:30 with Brittany & DJ M. Wear a black shirt if you're single.
  15. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue is open until 10 p.m. with 11 great beers on tap including a coffee stout made with coffee from Stone Fruit Coffee Company & Chelsette Sour Brown Ale now available.
  16. Numbers Brewing Company in Lisbon is debuting a new beer today Lythraceae 66, a light-body ale brewed with pomegranate puree!
  17. The Rod in Struthers is known for their Gyros, but Saturday is Mexican day with $2 Taco Boats, $3 Soft Taco Boats, $2 Spanish Rice & more.
  18. Shotz Bar N Grille in Austintown has their Saturday Steak Special with NY Strip $11.50 and Filet Mignon $2 an ounce, minimum of six ounces, you pick the cut until 11 p.m. with great drink prices.
  19. Steel City Bar & Grill on Midlothian has $1 domestics all day Saturday until Midnight, $5 Chicken Tenders & fries and DJ Skirp! Kitchen's open until 2 a.m.
  20. Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Downtown and Boardman both have great build-your-own dogs & burgers, including the Incredible Burger that's completely meatless, great selections of craft beer on tap & games.
  21. Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has $2 domestic bottles, 16-ounce drafts & pints of 12 Dogs of Christmas until 9 p.m., rib dinners until 9 p.m. and Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  22. Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has your Saturday Night Dance Party with DJ Apollo playing your favorite top 40 & R&B. Doors at 7, no cover before 10, great drink specials all night.
  23. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer in Boardman taps Birdfish Brewing's Snow Daze at 5:15 p.m. and has 1,300 beers and more than 1,000 wines under one roof.
  24. The Warren Comedy Club has Jason Moliterno with Mike Cheselka at 8 p.m.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor in Sharon, PA, has Homegrown Grass at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has The Blue Rayz tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard in Rootstown has Bret Kuhnash at 7 p.m.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has Bill & Hippy at 7 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Demos Papadimas at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has Re•Issue at 8 p.m. 
  • The Dash Inn on Mahoning Avenue has The Ovation Band tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Diletto Winery in Canfield has One Cello at 7 p.m.
  • El Cowboy in Austintown has Leanne Binder & Rajma tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has The Gary Markasky Project at 9 p.m.
  • Elevate Night Club in Austintown has Money Man with Will The Genaral and Shakur with music by DJ GetIt and DJ KY. Tickets range from $25-$50 at the door.
  • Factory 46 in Columbiana has JT Teis at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Brok N Pic at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Glitter Pig at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Take II at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has The Sums Divide tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Fowler has Major Morgan & The B Flats tonight at 7 p.m.
  • The Holiday Bar in Warren has Wet Lemon at 9 p.m.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has 80's Proof tonight at 9 p.m. $5 cover.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Fetish tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Longboyz Tavern in Champion has Blue Siren at 9 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Wine & Spirit at 8 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartville has Steve Fine & John Markovic at 7:30 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Girard has Doug Lawler at 8 p.m.
  • The Manor Restaurant in Austintown has Frank Castellano at 7:30 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has The Labra Brothers at 6 p.m.
  • The New Brickhouse on Midlothian Avenue has Vegas tonight at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Northern Whiskey at 8 p.m.
  • Selah Restaurant in Struthers has Zabrina & Perry at 6 p.m.
  • Social 45 in Lisbon has The El Dorado Band tonight at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Mark Soini at 8 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Downtown has Shultz & The I.C. with Speedo Agreedo at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has DJ and a Drummer tonight with Steve Fish & New York's Own at 10 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pike Lake in Columbiana has Ben Flint at 7 p.m.
  • The Whistle and Keg on West Federal has The Shoe Shine Boys at 7 p.m.
Saturday Karaoke
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Karaoke with CK Entertainment from 9:30 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • DJ's Lounge in Niles has Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.


Friday, February 16, 2018

It's Friday. Go Do Stuff.

You heard me ... go do stuff!
  1. Avalon Downtown has great pizza, but Fridays during Lent is your headquarters for seafood with fried haddock, shrimp, smelts & calamari.
  2. Barry Dyngles in Austintown has great BBQ and plenty of TVs for sports, and the Lent Menu is back with great seafood specials.
  3. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has five great beers on tap, the Alternative Food Truck and Liam Jones of the Bees Trees acoustic at 7 p.m. and Saturday is their first ever Record Swap Day starting at Noon.
  4. Brew32 in Pulsaki, PA, has Flight Night. Get a flight of five of their great sports-themed beers for $8. If beer's not your thing, go downstairs for Nova Cellars Winery!
  5. Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has great beers made on site, PA wine & spirits and outstanding food. Tonight it's Flow Night with Flow Syndicate starting at 9 p.m.
  6. Canterino Sports Bar & Grill in Girard has Friday Fish tonight from 5-9 p.m. Get your choice of baked or fried, but if fish isn't your dish, they've got great bar pizza too!
  7. Chad Anthony's Italian Grille in Liberty has great Lent specials including beer battered fish, crabby burgers & fish tacos plus $3 Lemon Shake-Ups at the bar!
  8. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has 25¢ Drafts from 9-10 p.m. & DJ Jshocka with DJ Impact at 10 p.m. with $3 Jack Fire or Crown Apple, $2 Mini Beer Shots & $4 Ciroc.
  9. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren is open with six great beers on tap and food. Check them out and support local, veteran-owned businesses!
  10. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has fish dinners in the kitchen with $2 Cherry or Grape Bombs, $3 Absolut Lime Drops & $4 Washington Apples. Hat Trickz plays at 9 p.m.
  11. Draught House on West Federal downtown has 16 taps of mostly craft beer, DirecTV hooked up for all the sports, Space Kat cooking up some great food, two pool tables and a Jukebox.
  12. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers. 
  13. Kennsington Grille in Canfield has a Lenten Menu Wednesdays & Fridays until Easter.
  14. The Lime Tree in Warren has their Valentine's Small Plates starting at 6 p.m.
  15. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Blue Marlin on the menu with  plus half-off select appetizers and select wine by the bottle.
  16. The Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Live Magic tonight with Robert Lane performing tricks tableside, plus Reginald's outstanding food, 41 beers and eight wines on tap too!
  17. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue is open Thursday & Friday from 2-10 p.m. & Saturday from Noon with great beers made on site on tap! Tonight they're finally tapping the beer that's been in the big barrel and will have Babcia's Paczki with Rosehip Filling at 6 p.m. while they last.
  18. O'Donold's Austintown Irish Pub & Grill Downtown and O'Donolds Austintown have All-You-Can-Eat Fish and great beers on tap, plenty of TVs for sports and great food if you're not a fish-eater!
  19. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has given Kelli the night off from cooking but does have the Quaker Steak & Lube Wing Truck on site so grab some great wings & wash them down with more than a dozen different beers brewed on site.
  20. Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  21. The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren on Courthouse Square has throwback cocktails, 10 different martinis and great food.
  22. Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Flawless Fridays with Jecissa Love & Denise Koochie hosted by Danyel Vasquez. Doors at 7, no cover before 10 p.m. DJ Apollo and great drink specials all night; 12:30 a.m. show.
  23. The Village Pump in Canfield has an ever-rotating menu with great food with craft beer or wine suggested pairings. Tonight's menu includes two types of salmon, shrimp & a cod po'boy.
  24. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer is celebrating National Pizza Day with a buy-one, get-one half-off on Flatbreadsd you can pair with more than 1,300 craft beers or $1,000 wines or great mead, bourbon & scotch! 
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Damian Knapp starting at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard in Rootstown has Jon Mosey from 7-10 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Liam Jones of The Bees Trees playing music at 7 p.m.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has Wild Wing with Knife Fighters and Lake Lake. Doors at 9, music eventually.
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Ryan Ross at 10 p.m.
  • Christopher's at the End of the Tunnel has Hayden Brook playing music at 6:30 p.m.
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Rich Oswald tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Hat Trickz at 9 p.m.
  • Crooked Tongue Brewing in Edinburg, PA, has David Mayfield at 7 p.m.
  • El Cowboy in Austintown has Sums Divide at 8 p.m.
  • The Federal on West Federal Street Downtown has The Emo Band's Life Band Emo & Pop Punk Karaoke at 8 p.m. It's a live band playing your favorite emo & pop punk songs you can sing along with. $10 at the door.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Brok N Pic at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in North Lima has Leanne & Ramja at 7 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Jim Gill at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has The Scenic Route at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Old Skool tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Anderson Avenue from 6-9 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartville has Mike Lenz & Peggy Coyle at 7:30 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Go For Broke acoustic at 6 p.m.
  • Numbers Brewing in Libson has 7% Superstar tonight 8:30 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has The Dorals at 8 p.m.
  • Selah Restaurant in Struthers has Rachell Joy at 6 p.m.
  • Stone Church Pizza House and Brewpub in Hermitage, PA, has The Tyler Jenkins Trio at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Radio Pulse at 9 p.m. 
  • Vintage Estates in Boardman has Goes Like This acoustic at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has Kim Vankleek at 7 p.m.
  • Whistle and Keg on West Federal has Lee Boyle from Third Class solo from 6 to 9 p.m.
Friday Karaoke & Trivia & Open Mic
  • The Berlin Grille in North Benton has All You Can Eat Fish for $14 and Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station opens at 7 p.m. with great beer, drinks, Ugly Shirt Night & Karaoke with Kimmi at 10 p.m. 
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Simply Ed Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with Moonlight Karaoke & DJ.
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dyomyte at 10 p.m.
  • Piggy's Sports Bar & Grill in Struthers has Karaoke with Cheryl at 9 p.m.
  • Primanti Bros in Boardman has Team Trivia tonight at 9 p.m.
  • El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has Rumba The Show Karaoke tonight at 9 p.m. 
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  • The Voodoo Lounge in Austintown has Karaoke at 7 p.m.

  

Monday, February 12, 2018

Looks like Somebody Has A Case of the Mondays ...

It's Monday, and the sun was still up at 6 p.m. Actual sunshine. In February. Here's 20 things happening around town on a Monday (but tell us again there's never anything to do in Youngstown)! Go have fun!
  1. Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has a new Happy Hour from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday - Thursday with $2 off all cocktails, draft beer and wine by the glass.
  2. Barry Dyngles in Austintown has their BBQ Special just $14 today. You get chicken, brisket and pulled pork plus two sides of the area's best BBQ!
  3. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren has tapped their War Dog Brown Ale! Check out the latest veteran-owned brewery in the Valley!
  4. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has the patio open, Burger Mania in the kitchen and $2 Jameson, $2 Guinness and $3 Irish Iced Teas.
  5. Draught House on West Federal has $3 Pints of draught beer on Mondays all day & all night, plus great food from Space Kat. Still some Dogfish Head Tap 120 Minute on tap!
  6. The Federal, on West Federal Street, has 50¢ wings until 11 p.m., $6 Long Islands & $3 pints & $3 Fireball & plenty of TVs for sports.
  7. Madden's Bar & Grill in Niles has $2 Bud Lights, great food and both the jukebox and pool are free today!
  8. Magic Tree Pub & Eatery is freshly remodeled, but still has half-off all craft drafts today and 60¢ wings. But if wings aren't your thing, Chef Reginald's in the kitchen cooking up the best food in Boardman!
  9. Mission Taco in Boardman has Keto friendly meals in addition to their great build-your-own gourmet tacos &  half-off all Margaritas for Margarita Monday!
  10. O'Donold's Austintown has $3 M Drinks to make Monday better, including Margaritas' Mules, Mojitos and Martinis.
  11. O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown has $3 pints starting at 8 p.m. with plenty of TVs for sports.
  12. Quaker Steak and Lube in Austintown, Boardman & Cortland have Uniform Monday with 25% off food for all fire fighters, police officers, active duty military and veterans either in uniform or with proper ID.
  13. RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has All American Monday with Trivia and Queen of Hearts at 8 p.m. $2.25 domestic bottles, $3.75 Long Islands, great food & wall-to-wall TVs for sports, including hockey if Carly's working!
  14. Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Line Dance Lessons and Line Dancing every Monday  starting at 6 p.m. Open Dancing, lessons at 7 and open dancing 8-10 p.m.
  15. Royal Gardens in Girard is now open for lunch daily for dine-in or carry-out, salads and entrees, plus get $1 off all sized drafts for Happy Hour while you dine in!
  16. The Royal Oaks on Oak Street has Mixed Monday starting at 6 p.m. with domestic buckets six for $10; Oaks Burger & Fries $5 and great mixed drink specials too.
  17. Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Downtown and in Boardman has the Impossible Burger - it's 100% plant-based but looks, cooks, smells and tastes like ground beef and Lobster Rolls are back! Pixels & Pints in Boardman means Video Game Night with beer!
  18. The Upstairs Restaurant in Austintown Mediterranean Monday with humus and tebouleh and other great Mediterranean fare.
Monday Open Stage
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Doug Smith at 6 p.m.
  • The Whistle & Keg on West Federal Street as Songwriters Night Open Mic at 7 p.m.



Friday, February 9, 2018

Happy Friday. Go Do Cool Stuff. Here's Where!


It's Friday. It's #NationalPizzaDay. Cheers!
  1. Brew32 in Pulsaki, PA, has Flight Night. Get a flight of five of their great sports-themed beers for $8. If beer's not your thing, go downstairs for Nova Cellars Winery!
  2. Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has great beers made on site, PA wine & spirits and outstanding food. Catch The Mark Soini Trio at 7 p.m. 
  3. Canterino Sports Bar & Grill in Girard is kicking off Friday Fish tonight from 5-9 p.m. as well as Ash Wednesday. Baked or Fried.
  4. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has 25¢ Drafts from 9-10 p.m. & DJ Jshocka with DJ Impact at 10 p.m. with $3 Jack Fire or Crown Apple, $2 Mini Beer Shots & $4 Ciroc.
  5. Crickets Bar on Midlothian has fish dinners buy-one get-one half-off with $2 Smirnoff Cherry Bombs, $3 Absolut Lime Drops & $4 Washington Apples. East 9th plays acoustic at 8 p.m.
  6. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren is open with great beer and food. Check them out and support local, veteran-owned businesses!
  7. Draught House on West Federal downtown has 16 taps of mostly craft beer, DirecTV hooked up for all the sports, Space Kat cooking up some great food, two pool tables and a Jukebox.
  8. Georgia's City Lights in Hermitage, PA, has their Mardi Gras celebration at 9 p.m. with beads and Bacardi Gras Hurricanes plus DJ FU at 10 p.m. Cash only bar. 
  9. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers and a Mardi Gras party all weekend! Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers & more Mardi Gras fun.
  10. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Comfort Food Friday with great Mac & Cheese Dinners, breadbowls & more plus half-off select appetizers and select wine by the bottle.
  11. Noble Creature Cask House on East Rayen Avenue is open Thursday & Friday from 2-10 p.m. & Saturday from Noon with great beers made on site on tap! Stand Up Comedy Night starts at 9 with the Youngstown Comedy Syndicate featuring Jason Moliterno, Shane Herman and Tim Wolfe. No cover.
  12. O'Donold's Austintown and O'Donolds have All-You-Can-Eat Fish and great beers on tap, plenty of TVs for sports and great food if you're not a fish-eater!
  13. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has Kelli Cooking again tonight and Saturday, so come in for more than a dozen beers brewed on site and get some great food starting at 4 p.m. for a donation to keep the food flowing.
  14. The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren on Courthouse Square has throwback cocktails, 10 different martinis and great food.
  15. Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has $2 domestic bottles or 16-ounce domestic drafts $2 until 9 p.m. and it's the last day to sign up for Saturday's Valentine's Day Steak specials.
  16. Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Flawless Fridays with Kaleigha Diamond, Katora Brandy & Bella Dolcier doing a midnight show. Doors at 7, no cover before 10 p.m. DJ Apollo and great drink specials all night.
  17. The Village Pump in Canfield has an ever-rotating menu with great food with craft beer or wine suggested pairings.
  18. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer is celebrating National Pizza Day with a buy-one, get-one half-off on Flatbreadsd you can pair with more than 1,300 craft beers or $1,000 wines or great mead, bourbon & scotch! Dead Flowers play at 8 p.m.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Reissue starting at 8 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has The Baker's Basement playing music at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has The Mark Soini Trio at 7 p.m.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street a local and regional Musician Showcase Strength of Strings. Doors at 9, music to follow.
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Jeff Welsh tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has East 9th acoustic at 8 p.m.
  • The Dash Inn on Mahoning Avenue has The Gary Markasky Project at 9 p.m.
  • Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown has another sold-out show (7th in a row) with Granger Smith. If you're hoping to catch some great up & coming country acts, get your tickets early!
  • East Side Civics on Midlothian has RDNA at 9 p.m.
  • El Cowboy in Austintown has Vegas at 8 p.m.
  • Factory 46 Tavern in Columbiana has John Branch at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has The Magnificent Goat Brothers at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in North Lima has Leanne & Ramja at 7 p.m.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Dominic DiTommaso at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Richard Boston at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Duology at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Hit Play tonight at 9 p.m.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Hard Drive at 9 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Denise Starr from 6-9 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartville has Michelle Fergason at 7:30 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Kick Kerpsack at 7 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Root Theory at 6 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Rudy & The Professionals at 8 p.m.
  • Selah Restaurant in Struthers has Daniel Shapira at 6 p.m.
  • Stone Church Pizza House and Brewpub in Hermitage, PA, has Double Shot at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has The Winemakers at 9 p.m. 
  • Up A Creek Tavern in Howland has Old Skool at 8:30 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates in Boardman has Dead Flowers at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has Seamus at 7 p.m.
  • Whistle and Keg on West Federal has Jeremy Heavener from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Yellow Dog Saloon in Mecca has Joshua Lee Nelson at 8 p.m.
Friday Karaoke & Trivia & Open Mic
  • The Berlin Grille in North Benton has All You Can Eat Fish for $14 and Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station opens at 7 p.m. with great beer, drinks, Ugly Shirt Night & Karaoke with Kimmi at 10 p.m. 
  • Guilford Lake Grille in Libson has M-Squared Jam Night at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Simply Ed Karaoke at 9 p.m.
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with Moonlight Karaoke & DJ.
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dyomyte at 10 p.m.
  • Piggy's Sports Bar & Grill in Struthers has Karaoke with Cheryl at 9 p.m.
  • Primanti Bros in Boardman has Trivia tonight at 9 p.m.
  • El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has Rumba The Show Karaoke tonight at 9 p.m. 
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  • The Voodoo Lounge in Austintown has Karaoke at 7 p.m. 



Thursday, February 8, 2018

Got the Thursday blues? We've got a cure for that.

Happy Thursday. Here's what's happening around town, sponsored by our friends at Youngstown Craft Beer Fest, which is happening March 9th at the Austintown Plaza at 6 p.m. supporting Every Dog Matters Rescue Group! Cheers!
  1. Berlin Grille in North Benton has a Ladies Night Pure Romance Party starting at 7 p.m.
  2. Biker Brewhouse inside Harley Davidson Biketown in Austintown has great beers on-site with local ingredients and is the only brewery inside a Harley-Davidson dealership we're aware of! Stop in tonight for great beers or swing by Saturday for the release of High Octane Coffee Breakfast Stout.
  3. Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana is open until 10 p.m. with five great beers on tap and DJ Blaze spinning old-school vinyl from 7-10 p.m.
  4. Cedars West End has Y-Town Swing's Swing Night with DJ Ricky with lessons from 8-9:30 and open social dance at 9:30 p.m. followed by Late Night Blues at Midnight.
  5. Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Thursday with Tacos 2 for $2.50, Corona & Corona Lights $2.50 & Cuervo or Cuervo Cinge shots $2.75. 
  6. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has Hip-Hop Thursdays hosted by Litty Ka Jnuk with more than a dozen performers, $3 Ciroc or Crown Apple & $1.50 Miller Lites. VIP Available.
  7. Draught House has food once thanks to Jack Zizzo and his Space Kat Restaurant with a smoker out back, DirecTV for all the games and make plans for Monday for $3 Pints!
  8. El Cowboy Tex Mex Grill & Saloon in the Wedgewood Plaza in Austintown has Cowgirls Nite with Fast Freddie from CD 93.3, $2 16-ounce domestics, $3 16-ounce imports, $2 Rumchata, Tequila Rose or Fireball shots and $4 Skittle Margaritas.
  9. The Federal, on West Federal Street downtown, has Happy Hour until 7 p.m., Downtown's best burgers & all day Happy Hour Pricing on appetizers and great drink specials.
  10. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers and a Mardi Gras party all weekend! Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers & more Mardi Gras fun.
  11. Lime Tree on Courthouse Square in Warren has six craft taps, unique drinks & outstanding food. Mark your calendar for Valentine's Small Plates on Friday, February 16th.
  12. Madden's Bar & Grill in Niles has Flow Night at 10 p.m. with no cover, 18 & up with ID. $2 domestics until Midnight and great music by DJ Doc Goo!
  13. Noble Creature Cask House on Rayen Avenue is open Thursday & Friday at 2 p.m. until 10 p.m. and Saturday at Noon! Check out Youngstown's newest small-batch brewery.
  14. O'Donold's Austintown and O'Donold's Irish Downtown have Build-A-Burger Thursdays. $8 gets you a burger any way you want with fries & both have plenty of great beer & Irish Whiskey! 
  15. The Phoenix in Canfield has Grecian Thursdays with great Greek food on the menu and baklava and Ekmek Kataifi for desert.
  16. RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road, has Girls Night Out with $5 Martinis, $2 off Pizza and $1 off all wines all night for the ladies.
  17. Vintage Estates in Boardman has the area's largest selection of beer & wine under one roof, Maine Lunch tapped at 6:30 p.m. & Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8.
  18. Whistle & Keg on West Federal has 90's at Nine with $1.90 domestics, 90¢ hot dogs and a DJ playing your favorite 90's songs & 90's Karaoke all night.
Live Music tonight
  • The Apollo Maennerchor in Sharon, PA, has Joe Fritz and Rick's Rockin' Remedy at 7 p.m.
  • Blue Wolf Tavern in Boardman has Eclectic Acoustics at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Blue Siren at 7 p.m.
  • The Keg Bar & Grille in Sharon, PA, has Ben Anderton at 7 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has Uncle Ted's Acoustic Shenanigans at 7 p.m.
  • The Manor in Austintown has The John Reese Project at 7:30 p.m. $5 cover gets you $5 off an entrée.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Jay Byrd at 6 p.m. and Harrison Rhinehart at 8:30 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts on Phelps Street has a Thursday Night Jam Session at 9.
  • WhiteFire Grille & Spirits in Canfield has live Jazz from 6-9 p.m.
Thursday Karaoke, Open Mic & Trivia
  • The BackYard Bar & Grill in Poland has Karaoke with Cheryl on Thursdays starting at 9 p.m. 
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Trivi-oke with Trivia & Karaoke starting at 7 p.m.
  • CrossRoads Bar & Grill in Southington has Ladies Night and Karaoke with Colleen from 7-11 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Country Karaoke with Simply Ed at 7. 
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Karaoke with DJ Dynomyte at 9. 
  • Krakatoa Tropical Food & Spirits has Think Twice Thursday Karaoke at 10 p.m. with rotating DJ's.
  • Martha's Boulevard Bar & Grille on Southern Avenue has Karaoke at 9 p.m. with DJ Propain.
  • Noble Creature Cask House has trivia at 7:30 p.m.
  • O'Donold's Irish Pub & Grill Downtown has Karaoke at 10 & $2 Well or $3 Call Drinks.
  • Olde Dutch Mill in Lake Milton has Open Mic at 7:30 p.m.
  • Reclamation Brewing Company in Butler, PA, has Geeks Who Drink at 8 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has Karaoke at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Fun House Thursdays with Karaoke, Lip Sync Battles, Dance-Offs and more starting at 8 p.m.
  • Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Karaoke, Name That Tune & Music Trivia with Guest DJ Sketch at 10 p.m.
  • Vintage Estates Wine in Boardman has Open Mic with Steve Vuich at 8 p.m.


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

If you've gotten out of your driveway ... here's where to go!

Happy Wednesday! The main roads are mostly clear, the side streets? Get a snowmobile. You'll be fine. Here's what's happening tonight, sponsored all month by the 3rd Annual Youngstown Craft Beer Fest, which is March 9th in the Austintown Plaza benefiting Every Dog Matters Rescue GroupCheers!
  1. Buffalo Wild Wings in Alliance, Austintown, Boardman & Niles have Pint Night with all pints just $2.50 until 9 p.m.
  2. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren has great beer on tap and $1 off sandwiches every Wednesday.
  3. Crooked Tongue Brewing in Edinburg, PA, has an all-new menu full of good-looking food and great beers made on site.
  4. Donavito's Restaurant in Struthers has Park Inn Mexican Day with the Youngstown-Famous Park Inn Wet Burrito on the menu along with other great Mexican dishes.
  5. The Federal on West Federal Downtown has Burger Day so all signature burgers are just $7 with fries until 11 p.m. The Round Up Open Mic starts at 8 p.m.
  6. Georgia's City Lights in Hermitage, PA, has Whiskey Wednesday with all bourbon & whiskey $4 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. and 12 taps of mostly craft beer.
  7. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Wine Down Wednesday with half-off select appetizers and select wine by the bottle & $1 off all beers.
  8. Nite Trax in Edinburg, PA, has Burger Night with any of their great burgers just $6.
  9. Piggy's Sports Bar and Grille in Struthers has When Pigs Fly Wednesday with 35¢ pork wings available in five different sauces.
  10. The Pitstop on Logan Avenue has Way Back Wednesdays with music from the 70's to 2000's with DJ Marc at 6 p.m. along with spades, bid wise, tab tab tab at 7 p.m. & then every 30 half-hour after that plus dominos!
  11. Rolling Mills Bar & Grill has Wednesday Dance Night with DJ Carl playing jitterbug & swing music all night.
  12. Steel City Bar & Grill on Midlothian has 50¢ hot dogs all day and $2 night starting at 9 for all domestics, well and mid-shelf liquor and a DJ at 10 p.m.
Wednesday Live Music, Karaoke, Open Mic & Trivia:
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has The Jared Peters Trio at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has U-Me-Us Open Mic night with Steve Vuich at 6:30 p.m.
  • Cedars West End has Open Mike with Bernadette Lim at 9 with food & drink specials.
  • Coaches Burger Bar Boardman has Trivi-Oke with Sgt. Bob at 6:30 p.m.
  • The Federal has The Round Up tonight at 8 p.m. It's Open Mic for R&B, Soul, Spoken Word or whatever you got going on.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Open Stage with Big Daddy from 7-10 p.m.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Open Stage with Tyrone from 7-11 p.m.
  • Lanai Lounge in Boardman has Karaoke with Bryan Ladd at 9 p.m.
  • The Lime Tree in Warren has live music with Levi Reed, Michael Skruck & Rachel Shortt starting at 6 p.m.
  • Maddens Bar & Grill in Niles has Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Girard has Danny Shapira at 6 p.m.
  • The Rod in Struthers has Karaoke at 8:30 p.m.
  • Stone Church Pizza House and Brewpub has Game Night tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has Geeks Who Drink at 8:30 p.m.
  • Town & Country Bar and Grill in Edinburg, PA, has Karaoke at 8:30 p.m. with DJ Dan.
  • Utopia Video Nightclub has Anything Goes Wednesday with drag, karaoke, live performances, comedy & more.
  • Whistle & Keg on West Federal has G's Open Jazz Night hosted by Gino West at 9 p.m.
  • Yellow Dog Saloon & Grill in Mecca has Open Mic from 7-10 p.m.