Pete's Candy Store

Bars , Lounges Williamsburg
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It may be pocket-size, but that pocket is full of goodies. Evenings begin with readings, poetry and art. On Bingo Tuesday, blue-haired ladies battle yuppies for 99-cent prizes, and Wednesday’s Quizz-Off draws top-drawer TP mavens; Scrabble is on Saturday. After the games, there’s free music in the Pullman-car-shaped performance space, with acts on the cusp of wider recognition appearing nightly. When the weather warms, the backyard opens to stargazers. Throw in surprisingly good pressed sandwiches and an El Diablo (tequila, cassis and ginger ale) the size of a Big Gulp. What more could you want?
Venue name: Pete's Candy Store
Address: 709 Lorimer St
Cross street: between Frost and Richardson Sts
Opening hours: Mon, Tue, Wed 5pm-2am; Thu 5pm-4am; Fri 4pm-4am; Sat 3:30pm-4am; Sun 3:30pm-2am
Transport: Subway: L to Lorimer St, G to Metropolitan Ave
Price: Average drink: $4. AmEx, MC, V
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  • Performances Monday December 12 2016 - Monday April 17 2017
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  • Stand-up Wednesday December 14 2016 - Wednesday December 28 2016
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  • Improv Friday December 16 2016
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  • Talks and lectures Monday December 19 2016 Free
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  • Monday December 19 2016
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  • Literary events Tuesday December 20 2016 Free
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M. R.

Lively venue great bar friendly people and super eclectic lineup - also casual and not snobby - Love this place