Winning A Happy Hour in New York, NYC

Winning happy hour at a bar in New York City is a lot of fun, especially with the right group of people. For my own group of commuter college New Yorkers, it’s a time we can get together at a noisy bar and drink for cheap or free, and it’s pretty easy if you know where to go.

Winning happy hour, first off, is fun as fuck. As a promotional stunt by the bar, if you win happy hour, you and your friends get drink specials when they say your name at the door. For example, if I win happy hour atTavern, a bar on 3rd avenue and 28th street, I get to drink free from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. or 9 p.m. to 12 a.m., and my friends get $4 tap beers or $4 well drinks for that same amount of time. And for those of you who don’t know, that is a sweet deal for booze Manhattan.

An even sweeter deal is the one at Turtle Bay. Located in East Midtown on 2nd avenue between 52nd and 53rd street, Turtle Bay offers some of the best happy hours in town, and if you win a happy hour, you get to drink free and your friends get