Puro Cafe Happy Hour
What: The airy yet cozy neighborhood spot known for its crepes and coffee now has cocktails, beer, and wine.
Why: Order a round of specialty concoctions like the Puro-75 (vodka, prosecco, a lemon drop, and sour mix) for only $5 each.
When: Mon.-Fri., 4-8 p.m.
Where: 1529 Wisconsin Ave. NW, at Volta Pl. (202-787-1937)
Winter Lunch Break
What: BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant’s new midday meal (an app, entree, and dessert or alcoholic bev) is just $18.
Why: Fill up on blue shell mussels with saffron white wine, Provençal seafood stew, or cornmeal-crusted tilapia with toasted ciabatta.
When: Mon.-Fri., 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: 4883 MacArthur Blvd. NW, b/t U & V Sts. (202-342-9101)
What: Head to U Street Music Hall for the monthly dance party with DJs Gavin Holland, Nacey, and Steve Starks.
Why: Sip on $5 drinks, shake it ’til the wee hours, and look out for surprises from local men’s clothing line Durkl
When: Sat., 10 p.m.-4 a.m.
Where: 1115 U St. NW, b/t 11th & 12th Sts. Tickets ($10) at the door.
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