13 Places To Drown Your Sorrows: Election Night Specials!

What’s your plan for watching tonight’s live broadcast-American-political-reality show trainwreck? Hopefully it includes drinking. A lot. Here’s some local joints where you can do just that.
Greenpoint Beer & Ale - Election Night 2016
Greenpoint Beer & Ale
(7 N. 15th Street)
Sip some delicious local and house brews, while grubbing on their tasty brewpub fare. Happy hour from 5-7, $5 beers and $10 for a share plate and a beer.

Humboldt & Jackson (434 Humboldt St.)
Starting at 5pm, join them for live coverage. Happy hour is from 5-7pm with half off tap wine & tap beer. They’ll have $10 Cocktails ALL NIGHT, plus raffles & good times!

Brooklyn Bowl Election 2016Brooklyn Bowl
 (61 Wythe Avenue)
Brooklyn Bowl is hosting a ticketed event, Headcount’s Sountrack To History. They’ll have a band playing a live, improv-ed score of the election results, whichwill be showing on every television and projection screen. The band will be musically interpreting the results in real time and translating the mood of the crowd into improvisational jams. The band’s got Steve Kimock, Marc Brownstein and Aron Magner of the Disco Biscuits, Vinnie Amico of moe., The Snarky Puppy’s Jay Jennings and Chris Bullock, Jeremy Salken of Big Gigantic, Natalie Cressman of the Trey Anastasio Band and Jans Ingber formerly of The Motet.
Tickets here. $25 GA Ticket ; $75 for VIP Ticket ; $250 for Benefactor Ticket

Brooklyn Bazaar Election Night 2016Brooklyn Bazaar (150 Greenpoint Avenue)
Brooklyn Bazaar is throwing an election night party, with Nasty Woman and Bad Hombre specialty cocktails and the election results broadcast on a large projection screen and TVs. Doors open at 7pm.

Sottocasa Williamsburg (232 N 12th St.)
At Sottocasa Pizzeria, the election results will be showing on their big screen starting at 7pm. Celebrate or commiserate with 2-for-1 drinks specials, like ‘The Nasty Woman’ or ‘The Deplorable’, as states are won and lost. Win a round of Nutella pizza by competing in short rounds of presidential trivia.

Nitehawk/Lo-Res (136 Metropolitan Avenue)
Nitehawk’s Lo-Res bar is doing an all-night Election Day Happy Hour. Show your “I Voted” sticker on Tuesday, November 8 for happy hour draft beer and well drinks until close.

Huckleberry Bar - Election Night 2016Huckleberry Bar (588 Grand St.)
Live coverage on the big screen!
It’s come to this America!! After 240 years of practicing, 240 years of honing the craft of democracy, 240 years of building the greatest country on earth, the needle has finally skidded off the record and like a sewer pipe bursting at the prom left us with this junk yard of an election. Oh well, maybe we can do better next country. Come watch the election with us and take advantage of what could be the last time you can say “America’s a real country, right?” With a straight face!  All kidding aside, let’s hang out and have some drinks and discuss politics and sex and do what people have been doing in bars since the beginning of bars.

Black Rabbit Bar Election Night 2016

Black Rabbit (91 Greenpoint Ave.)
Black Rabbit has a fireplace, hot mulled cider, pumpkin ales, board games, and straight up cozy comfort, y’all. Settle in for a long winter’s nap, while you watch the election results while sitting by a warm cracklin’ fire. You may need all the comfort you can get. Black Rabbit will be showing election coverage all night long.

Brooklyn Winery (213 N. 8th Street)
Watch live coverage of the election results beginning at 6pm. Food from their special Election Night menu, as well as Brooklyn Winery wines and a cocktail special. Seating is first come, first served!

Grapepoint Wines (155 Norman Avenue)
Want to party/drown your election night sorrows at home? Stock up on your favorite bottle of wine in time for the election (you might need it!). They will be offering 10% off any 1/2 case (6 bottles) or 5% off any 4 bottles.

t.b.d. (224 Franklin St.)
They’ll be showing the election results on all their screens (including their projector screen). Coverage starts at 4pm. YummyEats is doing a pop-up restaurant with a selection of, well, yummy eats.

Cassette Brooklyn Election Night 2016Cassette (113 Franklin St.)
Election Night Hand Holding Party: Live streaming results of the election. Come join us & hold hands!! 6pm onward… Cheap drinks & food!

The Diamond (43 Franklin St.)
“It’s going to be a nail biter—surround yourself with friends and beer and positive vibrations as we watch the election results live on TV.”

About Megan Penmann

Formerly the Content Manager for Greenpointers, Megan is also a freelance creative director, writer, DJ and jane of all trades living in in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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