Friday, May 16, 2014

Out & About Friday, May 16, 2014

Hi Twitter Peeps. In Pittsburgh for the day for Godzilla in IMAX 3D, so here's tonight's list:

It's Friday, and it's National Sea Monkey Day. Remember those things from the back of comic books? You get them, they float for a day, then they're dead. Pretty much a waste of time, eh?
What's not a waste of time is Big Tap In Real Craft Beer Festival, but get your tickets before they're gone!
Here's tonight's list, sponsored by The Big Tap In:
• Vintage Estates has great beer on tap, in bottles & cans, and more wine than you can drink in a year! Jay Wiley tonight at 8 p.m.
• Magic Tree Pub & Eatery has $1 off the Long Island and Magic Tree drink and Esto Jazz at 7:30 p.m. in the Wine & Spirit Room.
• Draught House has Downtown's best prices on draft beer & bombs and you control the jukebox! Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA Event on Monday!
• Martini Brothers Burger Bar has Burger Mania until 11 p.m. with downtown's award-winning burgers.
• O'Donold's Downtown has downtown's best selection of craft beer on tap and the kitchen's open until 1 a.m.
• O'Donold's in Austintown has Joe Fritz at 4:30 & Ladies Night at 10 with two free drinks for the ladies courtesy of Simply Ed Productions.
• Suzie's Dogs & Drafts has alcoholic milkshakes, unique cocktails & craft beer until 2 a.m.; hot dogs & tater tots until 4 a.m.
• Bill's Place has Carl Severino playing music from 4-7 p.m.; DJ Killin at 10, Happy Hour at 11. Select buckets 5 for $10.
• Shotz has $1 domestics from 7-9 p.m., $2 Cinnamon Toast Crunch shots and Moody's Blue Moon Breaded Fish for $8.75.
• Quaker Steak & Lube in Austintown has $2 Bud Light Bottles all day.
• Warehouse 50 has Fishbowl Friday with $5 & $10 Fishbowls (Small & Large), $3 Drinks & Domestic Bottles. DJ at 10 p.m.
• Barry Dyngles has great specials in the kitchen and $3 domestic talls, $3 bombs and $3 Fireball shots from 8 p.m. until Midnight.
• Rust Belt Brewing Tap House has Youngstown's freshest draft beer & Mike Adams, Susie Prosser & James Byers playing music at 9 p.m.
• Sammy's Great American Bar has the Friday Night After Work Party with buckets 5 for $8. DJ Crazy Kevin's music and Karaoke at 9.
• V2 Wine Bar has Downtown Happy Hour from 3-6 p.m. Friday's featured professionals: Educators. $1.75 Domestic beer & $3 House wines.
• JayJay's Roadhouse has Stella on tap for $3.25, $1.99 select domestic pints at the bar from 3-7 p.m. for Happy Hour.
• Canterino Sports Bar and Grill has $1 PBR all night, $1 Labatt drafts, $2.50 Guinness bottles, $3 well drinks & $3.50 Island Girl drinks.
• Mizu Sushi & Grill has $3 imports $2 domestics every weekday and $1 off all cocktails 4-7 p.m.
• Mojo's has Doc Dixon this weekend at 9 p.m. Call 330-793-6656 for reservations.
• Utopia Nightclub has Old School Rocks hosted by Danyel Vasquez. Drinks, Dancing & Drag at Midnight with DJ Hootie. Magic Mike on Saturday.
• The Phoenix Fire Grill & Bar has Summer Shandy, Fat Tire, Agave Wheat, Hazed & Infused, Berry Blast Cider & Aprihop on tap.
• Lanai Lounge has Burger Day. $7 with fries the way you want it cooked, $3 bombs all day & $1 shot wheel & $1.50 domestic bottles 10-2 a.m.
• Rye's has over 100 domestic craft beers in bottles and cans and 14 more on tap. More than 40 types of whiskey. Open tonight at 8 p.m.
• Imbibe has Bison Grass Vodka and more than 121 different martinis and 50 imported craft beers.
• Dusty Armadillo has Friday Nights Live with Ken Steel from 94.9 WQMX. Dance lessons at 7 and free admission for the ladies 21 & over.
• Tiffany's Bar & Grille has Domestic Bottles, Mix Drinks & Bombs for $2. Haddock dinner & beer $9.99.
• Steel Dawgs has $5.00 Cheese Flatbreads, Yuengling Summer Wheat in Bottles and a DJ tonight.
• 9ine Lounge & Nightclub has a 2DE Friday with Trophies celebrating YSU grads and music by Play Fresh and Jey Rel.
• Boxcar Lounge has Karaoke at 10 p.m. and Rust Belt, Ranger IPA, Columbus IPA & more on tap.
Bars with bands tonight, courtesy of Steve Mahoning's page:
• Cedars West end has Baroque Monody with Pilot The Mind and Harnessing The Sun at 10 p.m.
• Crickets has Bridget Yurcisin on the patio tonight at 6 p.m. and Andreas Fault inside at 10 p.m. No cover.
• Los Gallos in Boardman has Disco Inferno at 9 p.m.
• Spirits Ultralounge has Christine Witt & Bobby Fritz acoustic at 7 p.m. No cover.
• Quench Bar & Grill has Catch 22 at 10 p.m.
• The Halligan bar has Radio Crush and Joe Denzion and Stratospheerius performing.
• McMenamy's has Groove Clinic tonight from 7-10 and DJ Ace from 10-2 a.m.
• Vincent's Vine Bar has Richard Boston at 7 p.m.
• Clark Bar has John Dante & The Inferno at 9 p.m.
• The Smokin' Gun Saloon has Save Yourself at 10 p.m.
• Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern has The Acoustic Frontmen at 9:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The 2014 NFL Draft Drinking Game

It's finally here ... the NFL Draft. And, like every big event, there's a drinking game you can play along with. Since we have 32 picks today, here are 32 reasons to drink, so grab your group, divide up by numbers, draft your numbers and have your drinks ready!

Drink once when you hear the following phrase:

1. High Motor
2. Upside
3. Long Arms
4. Intangibles
5. Stiff Hips
6. A Football Player
7. Character Issues
8. Raw
9. Can Make All The Throws
10. Need vs Value
11. Football IQ
12. Sleeper

Drink twice when ...

13. Mel Kiper is shown shaking his head while Todd McShay talks
14. Jon Gruden says, "I LIKE THIS (player name)"
15. Johnny Manziel is described as a "boom or bust" player
16. Chris Berman creates a lame player nickname
17. Jon Gruden uses an insane metaphor (comparing Eric Fisher & America)
18. Jon Gruden mentions a play by name (Lock 48 Z Post)
19. Bill Polian talks about how he drafted Peyton Manning
20. Stabby Ray Lewis takes us to church with a motivational tangent
21. Chris Berman moans "Ohhhhhh" after a surprise pick
22. Blake Bortles' girlfriend Lindsay Duke is shown

Finish your drink when ...

23. A fellow ESPN analyst makes fun of Mel Kiper's hair
24. Mel Kiper's 1994 fight with Bill Tobin is referenced or shown
25. They mention Tom Brady was drafted in the 6th round
26. Mel Kiper tries cutting off Todd McShay by screaming "Todd, Todd, Todd..."
27. The names Brett Favre or Tim Tebow are mentioned
28. A bad team is said to be "a player like (guy being considered or just picked) away from contention."
29. Johnny Manziel falls to the second round.
30. There's an insane house party celebration by someone who was drafted higher than expected and is not in New York for the draft.
31. Ryan Leaf is mentioned. He'd finish his drink. If he wasn't in jail.
32. A player cries after being drafted.