Hey Bellevue, how many beers can you drink in 122 minutes? That’s the running time of Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic, the film on the docket this week at Lot No 3 in Bellevue. The whiskey-and-beer bar offers up a film along with a late-night snacking menu each Monday. Two beers and a soft pretzel will run you $10. One beer and a slider is $6.
Wednesday the 21st brings us a Think and Drink happy hour at Naked City in Greenwood. The topic is liquor laws—upon which we will once again be voting this November. His Abruptness Steve Scher, host of KUOW’s Weekday, moderates; William Rorabaugh, UW prof and author of The Alcoholic Republic will also be weighing in, as will bowtie-donning Pike Brewing founder Charles Finkel. This event is free.
Friday, October 23 through Sunday the 25th, catch a beer buzz in the center of the universe at Fremont’s always-sloshy Oktoberfest. Speaking of Ocktoberfest, Beveridge Place Pub. is making like Munich by serving Spaten, Paulaner, and Hofbrau in one liter mugs through October 3.
Also on the 23rd: the bar at Ponti Seafood Grill will be mixing up the hot-and-boozy variety of beverage at a $2 discount. The deal is available only in the lounge.