Bars

Pub Quiz

(4.26) Pub Quiz Sunday at the Wild Colonial Tavern. Compete for cool prizes and cover yourself with glory. Categories may include current events, local stuff, Hubble, French literature, Silicon Valley, true crime. You never know. It’s different every week, but it always ends in a 12-question audio music category. The rules are explained as you […]

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Happy 15th Anniversary Wild Colonial

(2.12) Wednesday all evening — Head down to 250 South Water Street and help celebrate the 15th anniversary of one of the best bars anywhere ever . . . the Wild Colonial Tavern. All proceeds will benefit the Olneyville Housing Corporation’s 25th anniversary celebration (coming up in May). The Olneyville Housing Corporation was founded in

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Pub Quiz

Sunday (9.25) brings another installment of the world famous Wild Colonial Tavern pub quiz. Form a team of one to four people — get a few friends together and just show up. Categories of six questions each cover such topics as current events, the Periodic Table, the Sixties, canine movie stars, state capitals, NASA and

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McBride’s Irish Pub Now Open For Business

Wayland Square has needed a neighborhood bar ever since Maverick’s closed to make way for (the totally awesome) Haruki. There are plenty of places in Wayland Square to get a drink, but they are all primarily restaurants with bars. McBride’s is a proper neighborhood pub. . . attached to a funeral home. The Monahan Funeral

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, Brokedown Serenade, Spindrift, 420 Blackbirds, Whitey @Club Hell, The Dear Hunter, The Danger Room, Kiss Kiss, It Was the Best of Times @The Blackstone, Shryne, Diablo Royale, For the Love of Sloane @Narrows Center for the Arts, Los Straitjackets, The ‘mericans @Jerky’s, Mastamindz @Firehouse 13, The Doll Eyes, The McGunks, Almost Blind,

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Weekend In Music

Friday — @AS220, The Devil, My Pocket, Cartright, Vio/Mire,Tallahassee @Jerky’s, Gut Bucket, Graveyard BBQ, Tester, Vagora @The Blackstone, Willpilot, The Third Party, Rustic Drama, Emily Smith & Synergy @Club Hell, Jeffree Star, Artist vs. Poet, Watchout!, There’s Ghosts, Lets Get It @Firehouse 13, Inkubator cd release party, Inkwell, Rhapsody, Young Rip, Young Shad, DJ Ghost

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So You Think You’re So Smart?

Prove it.  Come to the Wild Colonial Tavern for the famous (usually) twice-monthly Pub Quiz.  Form a team of one to four people and answer trivial questions in a variety of categories — history, 80’s television, current events, pilgrims, vampires, hockey, stupid celebrity baby names.  The final category is always 12 or so audible snippets

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