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Get Your Jolly On: SoNo Santa Crawl Hits 8 Spots

2 Dec

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Ho ho ho and ten bottles of rum.

Yeah, we love the holidays and here’s another reason to love them:  The first ever SoNo Santa Crawl!  It’s going down this Saturday from 12 pm to 8 pm and will cover 8 different spots in SoNo.  All you need to do is buy tickets here and you’ll be ready to go.  The $10 tickets get you an official SoNo Santa Crawl 2013 t-shirt and cup, drink specials for $3, $4, or $5, and even free parking at the Maritime Center Garage.  Plus, when you’re all done you know how much you’ll want some pizza to cut into all those brews and drinks, so SoNo Pizza is selling slices at $2 a pop.

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Pub Fest, Barnum Sails the Sound, + More Part of 2013 Barnum Festival in Bridgeport

30 May

Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages…welcome to the greatest…er…pub fest on Earth!  Well, er…maybe just the ladies and gents, no children wanted here at Pub Fest, part of the 2013 Barnum Festival in Bridgeport.  Started in 1949, the annual Barnum Festival has brought Bridgeport together with various events around the community.  And, part of this year’s festivities just happens to be Pub Fest.  When you buy your passport for just $20, you’ll get access to a “light” buffet (but, it’s a buffet aka pig out), discounted drinks (especially “Ringmaster Red), and free entrance to see Bill Genaurio and Destiny at the Bijou Theatre.  Pub Fest 2013 goes down on 6/7 from 5:30-8 with the live music going on from 7-11 pm.  Get your passport at any of the pubs/restaurants listed below or at Barnum Festival HQ at The Holiday Inn on 1070 Main Street in Bridgeport.

Here are all the places you’ll get entrance to:

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9 Restaurants to Dump Your Date at this Valentine’s Day…You’re Welcome

8 Feb

Been looking for the perfect time to break up with your (in)significant other? We know, we know…she’s a bit of a freak (and not in the good way) and he plays poker with “the boys” way too much. Let’s help you get past this relationship so you can find your way onto greener pastures, calmer seas, and better matches on eHarmony or JDate.  Yes, we’re giving you that extra nudge by providing you with a list of places that are not only perfect for that break up talk, but also have so many hotties and studs that when you’ve ditched that good for nothing you can immediately get your flirt on with someone else.  And the food and adult beverages are good too, so you can eat/drink away the guilt. Ooooh, we’re so scandalous!

Tell us your break up stories and drama by commenting below.

Bar Q, Stamford: yeehaw! Check out the hot new urban cowboy scene here. Get on mechanical bull (check for availability to be sure), get thrown off, then become delirious. Look at date and say: What? Who are you? Sorry, wrong guy.

Barcelona, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford: when the chairs and tables move away at night, the party begins.  During the shuffle, tell your date that you want to see other people, then get lost in the crowd.

Bodega Taco Bar, Darien and Fairfield: have a server splash you with a glass of water then slap you across the face. Explain your sordid history, your date leaves, and then drink some tequila with the chicos y chicas. Don’t forget to leave extra gratuity for the show.

Dolce Cubano, Stamford: explain to your date that you are actually a Cuban refugee. Jump on random boat on nearby dock. Wave bye. Wait for date to leave, then come back and throw those drinks down the hatch at the bar.

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