Whichever candidate you’re voting for or voting against, or even if you’re one of those jerks abstaining in protest, the presidential debates this year should make for some damn good trainwreck TV. ::gets popcorn::
The debate will start at 9pm and is slated to last 90 minutes, commercial-free. Next week there will be a vice presidential debate on October 4, and then two more presidential debates on October 9 and October 19.
Here’s a roundup of where you can watch the debates tonight in North Brooklyn.
Black Rabbit (91 Greenpoint Ave.)
They’ll be pulling down their big screen by the front windows, and will have $4 pints of Black Rabbit Lager for happy hour until 8pm.
The Habitat (988 Manhattan Ave.)
They will be showing the debate “with sound (as scary as that may be)”. With the usual $5 Mac and cheese on Mondays.
Humboldt & Jackson (434 Humboldt St.)
They are typically closed on Mondays but will open up from 6pm-12am to show the debate on their big screen 120″ projector in the event room starting at 8pm. Drink specials: 1/2 off bottles from their all-American wine list, $10 cocktails and $6 domestic draft beers all night long. They will be handing out old school congressional-style wigs to guests whom want to get into the spirit of things and will raffle off some fun prizes too!
Matt Torrey’s (46 Bushwick Ave.)
Happy hour till 8pm, $4 drafts and $5 cocktails. Debate party hosted by the New Kings Democrats and featuring debate bingo cards.
Greenpoint Beer & Ale (7 N. 15th Street)
Sip some delicious local and house brews (we recommend the appropriately on-theme session ale Fisticuffs, so you can keep most of your cool as you curse at the TV), while grubbing on their tasty brewpub fare. Happy hour from 5-7, $5 beers and $10 for a share plate and a beer.
t.b.d. (224 Franklin St.)
They will be showing the debate on all their screens (including their projector screen). They’ll also show the pre/post-debate analysis starting at 8pm and ending at midnight. And they’ve got Yummy Eats doing a pop-up with some tasty food options. Plus, Mondays are all day happy hour so all draft beer and house liquor is wallet-friendly at $4.
The Brew Inn (924 Manhattan Ave.)
They will be showing the debate on four TVs, with Monday night’s special of 50 cent pierogis and lots of craft beer.
Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St.)
“Bring your tiny American Flags and barf buckets, it’s time to rumble!” Starts at 9pm, followed by Monday Movie’s showing of The Matrix!
Cassette (113 Franklin St.)
They’ll be serving up Mexican food while screening the debate in their private dining room.
The Diamond (43 Franklin St.)
Cheering and jeering encouraged, free popcorn and happy hour till 7pm.