Fight cabin fever: go to a bar
As the snow fell Tuesday, some bars in Adams Morgan seemed close to weekend levels with no spare seats to be found. And if you Ineed evidence of the crowds who will even brave a storm to go out to their favorite watering holes, see this video of Stoney's from last night.
These bars are open today, and we'll be adding more as we hear about them. Help us out by adding your favorites in the comments.
The Argonaut - Open at noon with a special on pints of the house Booty Beer -- $1 until 2, $2 from 2 to 4, and $3 after.
Bar Dupont - The outdoor "Ice Bar" is open, serving drinks and grilled sausages.
The Big Hunt - In honor of the planned 2 p.m. snowball fight in Dupont Circle, the Big Hunt is opening "at 2:30ish"
The Black Cat -
While the Pash show has been moved to March 2, the Red Room bar will be open at 8 p.m. Teen movies will be shown on the backstage. For serious. 3:15 update via Twitter: "Oh, nevermind. We're CLOSED tonight, Wednesday February 10. We'll open at 8:00 tomorrow."
ChurchKey - Open at 4 p.m.
CommonWealth - Open at noon, showing the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy on the TVs. Will close at 7 p.m.
Pizzeria Paradiso -- The Dupont location is open. (The Georgetown branch is closed.)
Rock and Roll Hotel - Open at 6 p.m. with DJs Lexus King and Jeff Hancock. You can get $3 rail drinks and half-price burgers until 9.
Open at 3 p.m. with $4 Sierra Nevada Torpedo, Kellerweis and Pale Ale. Update via twitter: "Due to weather conditions, Rustico will be closed tonight and resume regular hours tomorrow."
Vinoteca - Opening at 5 p.m. with happy hour all night long. (That's 20 wines for $5 per glass.)
2 p.m. updates:
Fado -- Open and showing English soccer matches this afternoon.
Kitchen -- Open at 5 p.m. with food and drink specials all night long.
3 p.m. updates:
Busboys and Poets -- Open.
Capitol Lounge -- Open.
DC9 -- Opening at 5 p.m., showing the Capitals game at 7:30, and hosting a Guitar Hero competition (with $30 cash prize) after that. (Reminder: Delta Spirit show is canceled.)
Galaxy Hut -- Opening at 5 p.m. The kitchen is closed, so BYO snacks.
Kramerbooks -- Open.
L'Enfant Cafe -- Open.
Liberty Tavern -- Open.
Matchbox -- Both the Chinatown and Barrack Row locations are open.
Red Rocks Pizzeria -- Open.
Tabard Inn -- Open with special cocktail menu.
Tunnicliff's -- Open.
Union Pub -- Opening at 5 p.m. with happy hour specials.
Even more updates
Bar Pilar -- Open.
Bedrock Billiards -- Open.
Open. BlackFinn has decided to close early.
Bourbon Steak -- Open.
Cafe Saint-Ex -- Open.
Eatonville -- Open, and all wine by the glass is half-price if you mention Twitter.
Firefly -- Open, with happy hour all night.
The Gibson -- Open at 6 p.m.
Jackson 20 -- Open, with happy hour all night.
Mova -- Open, with two-for-one drinks and DJ Matt Bailer (of Mixtape) spinning.
Rock Bottom Bethesda -- Open.
Social -- Open.
Sticky Rice -- Open and playing old-school hip-hop all night.
Town Hall -- Open.
Ventnor Sports Cafe -- Open and showing the Duke-North Carolina basketball game. (They're a UNC bar.)
Whitlow's on Wilson -- Open.
Wisdom -- Open at 6:30 with seasonal drink specials called "The Snowman" "The Snow Angel" and showing '80s movies all night.
-- Fritz Hahn
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