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A BK Selection of Election Night Events: AKA Watch History!

November 4th, 2008 · 3 Comments

We figure that it is best to run this list of spots where one can experience the election returns tomorrow night. The list was compiled by E.C. Stephens. Do be a dear and link to it rather than copying it and pasting her hard work into your blog:

125 5th ave., 718-230-0236
Election Night @ Southpaw on the Big Screen
with DJ Mikey Palms & Friends and hosted by Alex Grashaw
Brooklyn’s Own Six Point Brewery “Hop Obama” on draft all night and $4 Rum’O’ Bama Slamma’s as well
Cost: $5
Doors open at 7 pm

Public Assembly
70 N. 6th street, 718-384-4586
Obama Party
8 – 9 pm FREE fried chicken & waffles!
9 – 10 pm Olde English Open Bar!
DJ’s in front room: Complex, Jedi, Chad Dubbz
Starts at 8 pm
Cost: $5 but free w/ rsvp to: events@straight-ups.com

The Bell House
149 7th st.,
The Bell House’s Red + Blue ELECTION NIGHT celebration with Eugene Mirman, The Blue Album Group (playing Weezer’s Blue Album beginning to end!), and the Red Hook Vendors, co-hosted with Brooklyn Based and Myopenbar.com. Music / cocktails / tacos / change — and two big screens tuned to CNN! Rusty Nails (for that old school flavor) and a Hendrick’s GIN-eration Tonic (Drink for a change) . Both drinks will be $4 all night long, and free from 9:30 to 10pm.

Union Hall

ELECTION NIGHT 2008: come watch the returns and celebrate with us!
Cost: FREE
6 pm-midnight

Pacific Standard

82 4th ave
Special election night celebration!
“we’ll be having state-related $2 off deals, e.g., if Obama wins Virginia, Dogfish Head beer will be $2 off for the next 30 minutes. (The actual beers we’ll have that night will be determined later; that’s just an example). And we’ll be giving away t-shirts and pint glasses to the best-dressed throughout the night. So your $10 ticket will be amply made up for with the free beer, specials, and giveaways.”
Cost: $10, tickets are running out. Tickets for sale at the bar. Bar is closed for non-ticketed people.
Bar Opens at 4 pm

376 9th St.
Election Night at Barbes. No music. Live cable TV projected on our large screen. All night. “We assume it should be a joyful party, although we wrong last time. Very wrong.”
Bar Opens at 5 pm

3rd Ward
195 Morgan Ave.
Watch the votes roll in and the Bushes roll out at 3rd Ward’s After Work Election Hoedown!
Live in East Williamsburg? Head over to 3rd Ward after work for live election coverage projected 10 ft. x 10 ft. DJs, drinks, eats & “pork barrels” and Brooklyn Royalty will be LIVE screen-printing Obama t’s. “We’re looking for cheers, impersonators and creative expressions of patriotism. Come for the fun and go home with a custom made Obama shirt and a new president.”
6 pm till the country turns blue
For more information email events@3rdward.com

Red Bamboo
271 Adelphi st., 718-643-4352
SuperVegan is at Red Bamboo in Fort Greene for an Election Night Party! Watch the results while downing discounted drink specials like Vegan White Russians, Chocolate Hawaiians, and Joe The Plumber Cocktails.

Galapagos Art Space
Presents the Obama-Fabulous Election Night Party Tuesday, November 4th, 6pm $10
Results projected Live on 14×12 Screen with: The Yes We Can!-Can Girls! A Presidential kissing booth!
Santa Claus will make an appearance! Free doctor’s notes so you can go to work late the next morning!

Tags: Politics

3 responses so far ↓

  • 1 spnder // Nov 4, 2008 at 10:29 am

    I know some of the nice people that are involved with Public Assembly, but I find that party description extremely offensive. I would hope that’s some sort of joke, GL.

  • 2 DB // Nov 4, 2008 at 11:02 am

    Ellis Bar 625 5th Ave. will have an election party with drink specials throughout the night. It’s free

  • 3 Anonymous // Nov 4, 2008 at 11:31 am

    party description 100% accurate