Underwhelmed with DC’s New “Night Mayor”? You’re Not Alone

[Full Disclosure: Barred in DC spent at least 30 minutes updating his resume and drafting a cover letter and applied for his job. He never got a callback, and is not bitter. At all.] Today, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser appointed Shawn Townsend, a Supervisory Investigator at ABRA, the Night Mayor Director of the Mayor's Office of Nightlife … Continue reading Underwhelmed with DC’s New “Night Mayor”? You’re Not Alone

Public Bar to Close in Early 2019; Replaced by Another Sports Bar Concept

Public Bar, the Dupont Circle/Midtown sports bar slash nightclub, is set to shutter in early 2019 (perhaps as early as New Year's Day), the bar has confirmed to Barred in DC. It will be replaced by a new concept/name (though still be a sports bar) to reopen in spring 2019.  The well-attended spot (perhaps not … Continue reading Public Bar to Close in Early 2019; Replaced by Another Sports Bar Concept

Where to Ring in 2019 – DC Bars – New Year’s Eve Guide (12/31/18)

[IF YOU'RE LOOKING FOR NEW YEARS EVE 2020-December 31, 2019 celebrations can be found here] 2019 is coming. To help you out, Barred in DC has once again compiled a list of New Year’s Eve celebrations at Washington, DC bars below (nearly all with a cover include a champagne toast, party favors, and a DJ … Continue reading Where to Ring in 2019 – DC Bars – New Year’s Eve Guide (12/31/18)

Where to Watch Tiger v. Phil “The Match” in DC

Official site In an ambitious ploy to capitalize on the comeback of Tiger Woods, "The Match" was conceived as a head to head golf match between him and Phil Mickelson, which starts at 3p eastern time on Black Friday. $9 million at stake. To the derision of many, this match is only available in home … Continue reading Where to Watch Tiger v. Phil “The Match” in DC

2018 Thanksgiving Eve Drink Specials in DC + Thanksgiving Day/Night Deals

The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the country's biggest single bar night. Known by some as Drunksgiving as well as other nicknames, it's a night where all across the country, folks returning "home" meet up with buddies who've stuck around or have also come back. Due to the transient nature of #thistown, a lot of people … Continue reading 2018 Thanksgiving Eve Drink Specials in DC + Thanksgiving Day/Night Deals