Tuesday, February 27, 2018

It's Tuesday. That still means Tacos!

It's Tuesday, and that means #TacoTuesday, so here's where to get your chops on some tacos, sponsored all month long by YOUNGSTOWN CRAFT BEER FEST which is March 9th at 6 p.m. at O'Donold's in Austintown! Cheers:
  • BackYard Bar & Grill in Poland has Taco Tuesday with 75¢ tacos, dine-in only and a great selection of craft beer on tap & in the coolers.
  • Beef 'O' Brady's Cortland has two tacos (Chicken, Steak or Fish) with chips & salsa for $6, $2 domestic bottles & mugs & 27 beers on tap.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has $1 hard shell & $2 soft-shell tacos & $4 Sex on a Tuesday drink special. Get $1 off $10 domestic buckets during Happy Hour from 3-6 p.m. 
  • Boneshakers at Timberlanes Complex in Salem has Taco & Tequila Night with $3.50 Tequila Sunrise, Margaritas, Long Islands or Lageritas and three soft-shell tacos with chicken, beef, fish or pulled port and a side $12.
  • Canterino Sports Bar and Grill in Girard has tacos on Tuesday and Girard's best bar pizza all week & great drink prices.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street usually has smoked chicken soft tacos tonight after 9 p.m.
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has two tacos for $2.50 with salsa or jalapeños 25¢ extra, $2.50 Corona & Corona Light & Karaoke with Moonlight DJ & Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  • El Cowboy Tex Mex Grill & Saloon in the Wedgewood Plaza has tacos every day, but they're $2 on Tuesday and more than 100 varieties of Tequila!
  • CrossRoads Bar & Grill in Southington has $1 Tacos all day.
  • Dj's Lounge in Niles $1 hard or soft shell tacos ($1.50 to go), $3.50 taco salad ($4 to go) & $2 Tuesday with most drinks $2 after 9 p.m.
  • The Federal Downtown has tacos after 4 p.m. 2 for $4 or 5 for $8 chicken, beef, Baracoa or tofu, add $1 for shrimp taco, chips & salsa, $2 Margaritas & downtown's best burgers.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Taco Tuesday with 36 taps of craft beer, 50+ more in the cooler and 50 different specialty margaritas.
  • Georgia's City Lights in Hermitage, PA, has two tacos for $5 with a side of Texas caviar.
  • Laddie's Sky Club, Inc. in Masury has Taco Tuesday with 2 for $2.50 soft-shell tacos, dine in only!
  • The Lime Tree in Warren has Sausage & Greens Quesadilla $7 while they last today.
  • The Manor Restaurant in Austintown has Beef, Chicken, Fish & Shrimp Tacos.
  • Mission Taco inside Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has build-your-own Tacos EVERY DAY, Buy 2 get one 1 free on Tuesdays if you ask nicely, and great Margaritas, Tequila & craft beer choices. Try the Strawberry Cucumber Marg!
  • The New Manhattan in Hubbard has Build-Your-Own Tacos with your choice of shells, meats, cheeses, vegetables and sauces, and plenty of cold Corona or margaritas to wash them down.
  • Nite Trax in Edinburg, PA, has $1 hard or soft shell tacos, $6 Loaded Nachos & $2 margaritas for Taco Tuesday!
  • Quench Bar & Grill in Boardman has Taco Tuesday with $2 beef or $2.50 blackened fish or chicken tacos. 
  • Reclamation Brewing Company in Butler, PA, has great beer made on site, board games & tacos 3 for $5 from 4-10 p.m.
  • RISER Tavern & Grill on Western Reserve Road has Tacos and Tequila all day & night.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard (old Kuzman's location) has three tacos, refried beans & Spanish rise for $6 every Tuesday.
  • Shotz Bar N Grille in Austintown has three beef hard-shell tacos for $3; mesquite chicken 3 for $5 & select $2 domestics. 
  • Social 45 in Lisbon has two tacos and a side of rice for $4 with free pool and $1 cans of beer.
  • El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has great Mexican food and Taco Tuesday specials with 99¢ tacos all day and select 16 ounce drafts just $2.50
  • El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant in Boardman has all bottled beer $3.50 all day and great Mexican food including hard & soft shell tacos.
  • Yellow Dog Saloon & Grill in Mecca has $1.50 tacos on Tuesday!
  • Youngstown Mineshaft on Poland Avenue, where men meet men, has $1 Tacos today.
Live Music, Open Mic, Vinyl Night & Karaoke
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Jeff Welsh from 7-9 p.m.
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has a Jazz with David Kana playing jazz at 8 p.m.
  • The Berlin Grille has open Mic with Bill & Hippy from 7-10 p.m.
  • Boneshaker's at Timberlanes Complex in Salem has live music with Abraham James at 7 p.m.
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has Karaoke with Moonlight DJ & Karaoke at 10!
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Stormn Normn from 6-9 p.m. & The ElmtonPizza $2 off!
  • Jai-Alai in Hermitage, PA, has Vinyl Night at 8 p.m.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Karaoke tonight at 8 p.m. with Kevin.
  • O'Donolds Austintown has Karaoke at 9 p.m. & $2 drinks at 10 p.m.
  • Steel City Bar & Grill on Midlothian has Karaoke with Cheryl at 9 p.m.
Trivia & Board Games

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Saturday's Big List of What's Happening!


  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 & they're celebrating their 1-Year Anniversary starting at Noon with food, draft specials, giveaways & Karaoke with Simply Ed at 7 p.m.
  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 Chris Bigelow 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 a CSI Masquerade Ball tonight. Doors at 8 p.m., event at 9 p.m. Music by Steve Wright.
  6. The Dash Inn on Mahoning Avenue has outstanding food, 16 taps of mostly craft beer & tonight at 8 p.m. it's Cin City & The Saints!
  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. 
  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. Elevate Night Club in Austintown has a February Baby Takeover tonight hosted by Lisette and MXNSTA with music by DJ Dank
  10. 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.
  11. Georgia's City Lights in Hermitage, PA, has Wild West Night at 9 p.m. with Cowboy Tea and Cowgirl Cinnamon Apple on special and Karaoke at 10 p.m.
  12. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers. 
  13. Lime Tree on Courthouse Square in Warren has six craft taps, unique drinks & outstanding food.
  14. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has Prime Rib Saturday with black angus prime rib and great wines made on site.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  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. Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has $2 domestic bottles, 16-ounce drafts until 9 p.m., rib dinners until 9 p.m. and Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.
  23. 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.
  24. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer in Boardman has 1,300 beers and more than 1,000 wines under one roof.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor in Sharon, PA, has The Chardon Polka Band at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel33 Bar & Bistro in Howland has The Teddy Pantelas Trio tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Barrel Run Crossing Winery and Vineyard in Rootstown has Steve Vanderink at 7 p.m.
  • Berlin Grille in North Benton has Dan & The Man at 7 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Chris Bigelow of Blame The Whiskey at 7 p.m.
  • The Boxcar Lounge at the B&O Station downtown has The Shoe Shine Boys at 9 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing in Sharon, PA, has Randy Velez at 8 p.m.
  • The Casual Pint in Boardman will have Davis & Henner at 8 p.m.
  • Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue downtown has Dub-O tonight. $12 at the door, $3 upcharge if under 21; $22 lets you skip the line & get in. Doors at 9 p.m.
  • Coaches Burger Bar in Salem has Nick Baronzzi at 8 p.m.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has High Noon at 9 p.m.
  • The Dash Inn on Mahoning Avenue has Cin City & The Saints tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown has Jason Michael Carroll and Marcus Kiser tonight. Doors at 7, music at 9.
  • El Cowboy in Austintown has The Acoustic Jones tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Factory 46 in Columbiana has Bobby "Guitar" Thomas at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Shawn & Friends at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Walk of Shame at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has The Sums Divide at 8 p.m.
  • Greene Eagle Winery in Cortland has Trilogy at 6 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Full House tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Fowler has The Tyler Jenkins Trio tonight at 7 p.m.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has Neutron Falls tonight at 9 p.m. $5 cover.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Relapse at 9 p.m.
  • Kennsington Grille in Canfield has Party of 2 at 6 p.m.
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Dead Referees tonight at 9 p.m.
  • Little Paws Winery in Lake Milton has Jim Gill tonight at 7 p.m.
  • Longboyz Tavern in Champion has The Jesse Games Gang at 9 p.m.
  • Magic Tree Pub & Eatery in Boardman has River Riders acoustic at 8 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartville has Box of Squirrels at 7:30 p.m.
  • Margherita's Grille in Girard has The Mark Soini Trio at 8 p.m.
  • The Manor Restaurant in Austintown has In 2 Wishin' at 7 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has Junction PA at 6 p.m.
  • Myrddin Winery in Lake Milton has Robin Roseberry at 7 p.m.
  • The New Brickhouse on Midlothian Avenue has Northern Whiskey tonight at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Selah Restaurant in Struthers has Nick Salpietra at 6 p.m.
  • Shakers Bar & Grill in Liberty has Hoss & The Juggernauts tonight at 8 p.m.
  • Social 45 in Lisbon has Southern Detour tonight at 8:30 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has French Blue at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts Downtown has VISIT with Northern Whale at 10 p.m. No cover.
  • The Whistle and Keg on West Federal has Goes Like This 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.
  • Georgia's City Lights in Hermitage, PA, has Moonlight DJ & Karaoke tonight at 10 p.m.
  • Thirsty Frog Bar & Grill in Austintown has Karaoke at 9:30 p.m.



Friday, February 23, 2018

It's Friday. Get out and do stuff!

Happy Friday! Here's your Friday 24-Pack of events and entertainment along with live music, karaoke, open mic & trivia. Cheers!
  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 Babcia's Lunchbox at 2 p.m. and new supergroup of Katelyn from Party of 2 with Vindy's guitarist John Anthony at 7 p.m. (just kidding, Joe from Party of 2 is under the weather and John's filling in!)
  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. 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!
  6. 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!
  7. Club Vortex on Belmont Avenue Downtown has Frat Friday with 25¢ Drafts from 9-10 p.m. & DJ Jshocka with The Love Doctor dropping it lower at 10 p.m. with $3 Jack Fire or Crown Apple, $2 Mini Beer Shots & $4 Ciroc.
  8. Clubhouse Brewing in Warren is open with six great beers on tap and food. Check them out and support local, veteran-owned businesses!
  9. Crooked Tongue Brewing in Edinburg, PA, has cans of Hazy Daze NEIPA available, 13 great beers made in-house, PA wines & spirits and great food.
  10. 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.
  11. Imbibe Martini Bar on West Federal opens at 8 p.m. with 121 Martinis and 50+ imported beers. 
  12. Kennsington Grille in Canfield has a Lenten Menu Wednesdays & Fridays until Easter.
  13. Luva Bella Winery in Lowellville has fresh walleye & cod on the menu with  plus half-off select appetizers and select wine by the bottle. Ask about their wine sale!
  14. 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!
  15. 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! The Flying Trees play at 8 p.m.
  16. 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!
  17. Paladin Brewing in Austintown has Kelli cooking tonight and more than a dozen different beers brewed on site.
  18. Quaker Steak & Lube in Cortland has an Indoor Bike Night starting at 6 p.m. hosted by Fast Freddie!
  19. Rye's Craft Whiskey, upstairs from Imbibe, also opens at 8 with more than 100 American craft beers and 40+ Boilermakers.
  20. The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren on Courthouse Square has throwback cocktails, 10 different martinis and great food.
  21. El Tapatio Mexican Restaurant & Cantina in Liberty has Tacos Del Mar for a Lenten special, three soft tacos filled with shrimp & scallops with peppers, onions & tomatoes and great margaritas! 
  22. Utopia Video Nightclub on Midlothian has Flawless Fridays with Danyel Vasquez, Preston Holmes & Denise Koochie 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 a blackened shrimp salad & a cod po'boy.
  24. Vintage Estate Wine & Beer has great flatbreads you can pair with more than 1,300 craft beers or $1,000 wines or great mead, bourbon & scotch & Root Theory acoustic at 8 p.m.
The Best in Live Music
  • The Apollo Maennerchor Club in Sharon, PA, has Pipe Dreams starting at 8 p.m.
  • Birdfish Brewing in Columbiana has Katelyn from Party of 2 with John Anthony of The Vindys on guitar at 7 p.m.
  • Brewtus Brewing Company in Sharon, PA, has The Hawkeyes acoustic at 7 p.m.
  • Cedars West End on Steel Street has Tony Armein & Friends: An Experiment in Group Dynamics. Doors at 8, show at 9.
  • Chesty's Blue Collar Tavern in Girard has music & trivia with Mad Mike Curry at 10 p.m.
  • Coaches Burger Bar Salem has Mike Bowlin tonight at 8 p.m.
  • The Corinthian Banquet Hall & Event Center in Sharon, PA, has The Dach-Willaman Band at 6 p.m. $5 cover.
  • Crickets Bar on Midlothian has Luke & Mike from High Noon at 7 p.m.
  • El Cowboy in Austintown has American Made at 8 p.m.
  • The Feed & Sing in Salem has Four Lane Highway at 8 p.m. No cover.
  • Los Gallos in Boardman has Davis & Henner at 7 p.m.
  • Halliday's Winery in Lake Milton has Don Richards at 7 p.m.
  • Hartford Hill Winery in Hartford has Douglas Lawler at 7 p.m.
  • Hollywood Gaming in Austintown has Breakfast Club tonight at 9 p.m.
  • The Ice House Inn in Austintown has 7% Superstar at 7 p.m. No cover.
  • Jack's Bar & Grill in Howland has James Drakes featuring Jonathan Fisher tonight at 8 p.m.
  • JR'z Pub in Austintown has Guys Without Ties at 9 p.m. 
  • Leon's Sports Bar & Grill in Howland has Dead Flowers from 6-9 p.m.
  • Maize Valley Winery in Hartville has John Markovic at 7:30 p.m.
  • Mortals Key Brewing in Jamestown, PA, has House of Rhythm at 6 p.m.
  • Noble Creature Cask House on E. Rayen Avenue has The Flying Trees tonight at 7 p.m.
  • RISER Tavern & Grill on Western-Reserve Road has Brent Bregar from 7-9 p.m.
  • Rolling Mills Bar & Grill in Girard has The Sensations at 8 p.m.
  • Selah Restaurant in Struthers has Nikita Jones at 6 p.m.
  • The Speakeasy Lounge in Warren has Harrison Reinhart & Friends at 7 p.m.
  • Suzie's Dogs & Drafts in Boardman has The Dirty Rhythm's at 9 p.m. No cover.
  • Vintage Estates in Boardman has Root Theory acoustic at 8 p.m.
  • The Vineyards at Pine Lake in Columbiana has Jim Gill at 7 p.m.
  • Whistle and Keg on West Federal has John Sailor from 6 to 9 p.m.
  • Yellow Dog Saloon in Mecca has The Jeff Welsh Band 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 Lisbon has M-Squared Jam Night starting 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 Dynomite 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.


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.