Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Pioneer Square Edition

Five bars with after-work specials in Seattle’s oldest-yet-newest neighborhood. (One has wine by the liter.)

05/21/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Columbia Tower Club's Colin Jensen

A Banana Republic manager turned bartender...both jobs support his penchant for vests.

04/01/2014 By Jeremy G. Novak

Music News

The Comet Tavern Reopens and Reintroduces Itself to Capitol Hill

The Capitol Hill bar scales back its music schedule, but adds a weekly country brunch.

03/31/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Sexton's Connor O'Brien

"You’re not a bartender if you can’t crank out vodka tonics for a thirsty crowd. Not a good one, anyway."

03/26/2014 By Jeremy Novak

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Old Sage’s Juanarias Lopez

It takes a village. Of bartenders.

03/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: DeLuxe’s Alicia Utt

Long-term career goal: "Find my own version of dancing in gold shoes on my bar.”

03/10/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor Distillery’s Derek Ghormley

"The shitty coffee machines on the ferries are a guilty pleasure, they remind me of Terminator 2."

03/04/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Forge Lounge’s Thanny Bradford

"The patron saint of naming... cocktails.”

02/24/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Bait Shop’s Jonah Bergman

"I'm always super bummed when places make the bartender dress up like he or she is working in a secret prohibition speakeasy."

02/17/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Vito's Jana Howard

"Oh my God, we'll never stop making gallons of rye old fashioneds."

02/10/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Oliver’s Twist’s Brady Sprouse

"I'd probably roam the land fighting zombies."

02/03/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Potable POTUS

Seattle’s Ultimate Presidents’ Day Bar Crawl

Imagine that every U.S. president in history somehow winds up in present-day Seattle. And they all could use a drink.

02/01/2014 By Allecia Vermillion

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Sun Liquor Lounge's Cale Green

"Cocktails on tap. I really don't understand the appeal."

01/27/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Seahawks Plus Wings Edition

Cheer the Hawks onto the Superbowl. Eat wings. Everyone wins.

01/16/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Opening Soon

The Octopus Bar Invades Wallingford

And it may be the most nautical Seattle bar ever.

01/14/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Roux’s Ian Cargill

“The couple was seated right in the middle of the full bar when the divorce papers came out.”

01/13/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Go Hawks

This Week in Happy Hour: 6 More Places to Watch the Seahawks

And one of them has a 50-foot screen.

01/09/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Knee High Stocking Co.’s Alysse Zenkner

"Some drunky ran up on the backs of a long row of chairs, then continued to do a half-flip jump."

01/06/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Hideout's George Engelstad

"A woman… began screaming along with the lyrics to Sweet Caroline."

12/30/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: The Gerald's Sean Doyle

"He introduced us to his wife and we chatted about how bad prison food is."

12/16/2013 By Sara Hendrickson