Located in bustling Penn Quarter, Penn Social on 8th and E Street NW offers your standard darts, billiards, basketball and bocce ball along with live entertainment and dancing. But you can also play a game of “Giant Connect Four,” test your skills at cornhole or grab a group of friends for trivia night. Game show night make you feel like you’re on TV or sign up for open mic night and see if you get discovered!
Combine the best of a nightlife atmosphere with your favorite neighborhood bowling alley and you get Lucky Strike. Bowl the night away in style surrounded by full-service bars, plasma TVs, DJs and an exclusive VIP Lounge. Creative cocktails, unique menu and patrons who can make bowling shoes look chick add to the atmosphere. Don’t like to bowl? You can simply sip or hang out and play some billiards on site.
Feed your mind and be inspired at Busboys & Poets, a community gathering place with two locations in Washington, DC. On one select night each week, the audience can participate in open mic night featuring a vast array of professional spoken word performers, rookies, musicians and more. On the second Friday of every month, the 11th Hour Poetry Slam provides an opportunity for poetry lovers to enjoy the competitive art of late-night performance poetry between 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
You won’t find Muffy or Buffy here. H Street is not the traditional country club experience you might be imagining. Contrary to its rather sophisticated name, H Street Country Club is a casual, laid back experience featuring good ol’ Mexican food, refreshing margaritas and more than 25 different tequilas. Most notably, the venue features an indoor mini golf course, shuffleboard, skeeball and Xbox Kinect for the gamer in you.