If you like to eat, chances are you like to drink (read: a lot of you are freakin’ lushes), so I thought maybe it was time to introduce a happy hour column to the site. Every Friday afternoon our Happy Hour Correspondent “Mamacita” will post about a different bar in Midtown that fits the Midtown Lunch mentality: unhealthy food, not lame (unless it’s lame in a cool way), and most importantly… cheap.
Yeah, I know… Another Irish bar! I hear you, but if it seems like every other write-up is an Irish bar it’s because every other bar in Midtown is an Irish bar. Seriously, they are thick on the ground here. It’s as if these people had a certain reputation in regards to booze. Now, I have nothing against a good Emerald Isle watering hole, but most are carbon copies of each other with little distinguishing factors. And that’s when Connolly’s Pub stumbles in. Established in ’67 it is part of a brood of other Connolly’s in midtown. Just off 5th ave they attract the local workers looking for a tasty burger or a liquid lunch to ease the pain of cubicle life. Read more »
Posted by Mamacita at 1:30 pm, July 29th, 2011 under Midtown Happy Hour.