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A friendly billiard hall with fussball and pool tables. A small snack bar. Open to public from 1 to 2 p.m. The cheapest table in the metro Detroit area - only $.50 per game. The tables run at $3 per hour before 7 p.m. and $5 from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m..
If drinking and gaming sounds more enticing than live music, head downstairs from the Blind Pig to the 8-Ball Saloon for a large selection of beer and liquor, as well as pool, darts and video games.
"Abars is one of the last original roadhouses, dating back to the days of prohibition. We offer a limited menu featuring burgers, wings and a clubhouse. Our huge deck offers the best view down the Detroit river. Mondays $2 burgers, Tuesdays Free Pool, Wednesdays 2-4-1 Wings, Thursdays $2.50 Well Drinks and Bottled Beer, Fridays DJ Clean, Saturdays Live Music. We have something for everyone. Halibut and Fries every Friday!"
28 pool tables and a full service bar. Ages 17+ welcome.
"Billiards, games and satellite music system."
Games, drinks, music and food. The GameWorks Grill offers a casual, relaxing atmosphere featuring a variety of entr&eactue;es and specialty items, including pastas, salads, gourmet burgers and pizzas. Also features two full-service bars with a wide variety of beer, wine and mixed drinks. Three private banquet rooms are available for parties!
"Joseph Koolisky used to be Joe Kool's in London, Ontario, but now it has relocated to Troy. The interior decor, which cost more than $1.5 million, is dedicated to Detroit's industrial heritage, according to owner and general manager David Steinke. It has a handmade mahogony bar, brick walls, factory-sized pipes and ductwork, as well as 16 TVs and 5 satellites featuring sporting events. The menu features both American and Italian-style foods, such as burgers, pastas, grilled Italian flat bread and homemade soups."
"Located above the Garden Bowl, the Magic Stick is home to ten billiard tables, a full bar and lounge area, one of Detroit's best jukeboxes and in the last several years has become one of the nation's most acclaimed small live music venues, hosting great live bands from across the country and around the corner. When there's no live music, the Magic Stick is open for billiards and beverages until 2 a.m."
Fourteen pool tables, racing and other video games. Food from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Live music, a DJ, dancing, friendly people and a laid-back feel.
"Overtyme is a sports bar, it's a pool hall and it's a dance club. It's a little bit of everything fun rolled into one spacious bar and grill. A DJ keeps the dance floor packed most weekend nights, while other patrons can be found playing in the game room. All your favorite food is served late into the night. Overtyme has a good crowd of regulars and a decent-looking clientele. As an added bonus, there’s no cover, so this is a good place to hit without blowing your budget. Boasting excellent service and strong drinks."
"Lunch specials, happy hour specials, 19 pool tables, 8 sports TVs and a massive 100-inch big-screen TV ... what more could you want? Killer happy hour every day, 4-7 pm. 9-ball tournaments every Monday night: 6pm sign-up and practice; 7pm start time."
"Billiards, bar and grill and 30 pool tables! Five big screens for sports-watching. Great food every day; our kitchen is open late. 21+ only."
This is a fun pool hall for the ultra-hip. The eats are good too.
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If you’ve seen this YouTube star’s most famous videos, then you already know to expect something extravagant, colorful and hilarious as Todrick Hall sets out on his first tour of comedy skits, parodies, flash mobs and music. Hall initially shot to fame as a contestant on American Idol Season 9 after making it to the semi-finals. Once booted off the show, he dedicated his career to creating musically driven projects online including the viral videos “It Gets Better,” “McDonalds Drive Thru Song,” and “Cinderfella.” VIP tickets include a meet and greet with Todrick Hall and a signed poster. Watch him perform live this weekend when doors open at 6.
The king, himself, is coming to Detroit. Not the shaky legs, greased hair king; he’s left the building. We’re talking about the king of surf guitar, Dick Dale. Not familiar with surf rock? Then head over to the Magic Bag on this evening and let the innovator show you how it’s done. Dale pioneered the style and, working closely with Fender, pushed the boundaries of electric amplification technology. His speedy picking and showmanship has been considered a precursor to Heavy Metal and has influenced the likes of Jimi Hendrix and Eddie Van Halen.
Inspired by an ancient form of Javanese music, Japanese band OOIOO (pronounced oh-oh-eye-oh-oh) is bursting onto the Detroit scene this weekend for a forceful performance. The band formed during the mid-1990s, merging experimental and pop music into a unique style. Their seventh and most recent album, Gamel, released on July 1, has received positive reviews that acknowledge the music’s fun, yet challenging vibe. Incorporating the tradition of Gamelan into their versatile musical style, OOIOO is led by the captivating drummer, Yoshimi, previously of the noise-pop group Boredom. (She’s the inspiration for the Flaming Lips album Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots). Her skill and leadership are legendary, and for one night you can catch this international phenomenon in an intimate concert at the museum.
Come out and celebrate Detroit’s 313th birthday at The Detroit Historical Society’s Streets of Old Detroit exhibit. Groups will work together as historical detectives in a game involving puzzles, questions and learning about the buildings and features within the exhibit modeled after 19th century Detroit. They will also be giving out special birthday treats throughout the day. The birthday festivities will go from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tomorrow night, the sweet indie pop melodies of this Scottish five-piece will be floating through the Loving Touch. . With ease, front woman Tracyanne Campbell’s smooth, candied vocals and wry Scottish story telling illustrate the challenges of life. Themes often circle around heartbreak, a common thread running through their recent album Desire Lines, released June 4. The album title nods to life’s uncommon paths that are marked by wear, not by signs; the paths our feet choose naturally. Forging its own desire lines, Camera Obscura’s unconventional style is well off the beaten path.
Get naked! Well, almost naked. Strip on down to your skivvies and head over to the Tangent Gallery this Thursday night for a summer night bike ride, complete with g-strings, brews, neon body paint, glitter and a bunch of rowdy companions. “It’s more than a party. It’s a movement.” Celebrate urban cycling and that hot bod of yours by scooting around Detroit with a bunch of nearly naked strangers. After the ride, there will be cold drinks and hot tunes to shake your ass to. Ride starts at 8:30 p.m.
733 Saint Antoine
Detroit, MI 48226
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