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Call Me Deacon Booze: LAist Does Happy Hour

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Winter really gets me down. It's cold, it's rainy, everybody's on vacation except for me. Worst of all, when I get off work every evening, it's already dark outside. Can we say SADS? So how best to beat the winter blues? Why, BOOZE, of course, the cheaper the better, and there are a ton of happy hours and special events taking place across the city that will lighten your holiday-heavy heart without lightening your wallet.

We'll be posting happy hour listings at least a few times weekly in 2008; send hot tips and recommendations my way at carrie@laist.com Here's a few to get your holiday weekend started off right:*


  • Malo, Silver Lake, "Hora Feliz" from 5-7p: Well Drinks $3, Top Shelf Margaritas $5-6, Burrito "sliders" and tacos only $2 each.
  • Backstage Bar and Grill, Culver City, Happy Hour M-F 4-7p: $1 off drinks, appetizer specials from 5-7p.
  • The Courtyard, West Hollywood, Happy Hour 4:30-6:30p, 10:30p-close: That's right, two happy hours at this beautiful nook in WeHo. $5 Martini Mondays, 1/2 off Tapas Tuesdays, Wine Wednesdays.

Happy boozing!
*Yes we posted this yesterday but due to technical difficulties it was removed from our servers. So as a courtesy to all we are re-posting!