Once again, it’s presidential debate night, so once again, it’s time to make plans to get good and drunk while watching this debacle go down. You know the drill, Bushwick; here are the places where you can calm your nerves with your mortified countrymen.
Screamer’s vegan pizza, beer specials, and cocktails called the Tremendous Trainwreck and the Pantsuit will be on offer at Pine Box tonight.
If you’re a craft beer lover, take comfort from the lovingly curated beer selection at Lantern Hall, which is screening the debate on both TVs and projectors.
The debate party subheader at this one is “I Still Know What You Did Last Summer.” Very appropriate!
This cozy little coffee shop at 1643 Broadway, in between the Halsey and Chauncey stops on the J train, will stay open late tonight to screen the debates on the house projector. They held a prayer circle at the end of the last debate!
St. Nicholas Avenue’s premier wine bar will be playing the debates loud and clear tonight for all to commiserate over.
Ridgewood’s basement lounge-style bar will be screening tonight’s debates as well. At this spot, you can distract yourself with the house’s pool table, video games, board games or pinball machines, if you find you need a diversion from the on-screen action.
This classic bar off of Myrtle-Broadway will be screening the debates in its front room—step onto the patio out back if you find you need a breather between debate segments!
As always, the house will have lots and lots of beer options to fuel your debate analysis.
The Footlight has a brand new miniature pool table—get in on a game if you can’t handle the ugly scene on screen!
This staple of the local bar scene will be screening the debates. Take advantage of the personal USB ports so you don’t have to turn away from the outraged debate reactions on social media because of a low battery.
This neighborhood joint in Ridgewood has frozen margaritas, boozy milkshakes and beer floats, for some sweet debate night imbibing.
Pizza and $2 bud lights and PBR are great for taking the edge off!
Punk Wednesdays at this new Bushwick Avenue watering hole will include a debate screening tonight—and there’s a $5 beer and shot special patrons can partake of instead of grinding their teeth.
Whether you need booze or caffeine to make it through the debates, Father Knows Best can hook it up.
“Thank goodness for booze,” reads the invite to Three Diamond Door’s debate watch party, which also features a photo of Ken Bone in a Ken Bone shirt. Thank goodness, indeed.
“Friends don’t let friends watch the 2016 debates alone,” reads OWL’s invite to their party tonight. There will be a happy hour from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. and a $7 beer and shot special, and the house is reviving its Feel the Bern margarita for the evening. Also apparently you can cry on the bartenders or participate in a drinking game, if so you wish.
Precious Metal’s election party includes $4 Anchor Liberty pints and election-themed cocktails crafted by the staff.
Are you hosting a debate screening? Do you know of one that should be on our list? Hit us with it and we’ll add it on here!