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June 12, 2009

Midnight Sun's special of the week: J.A. Murphy's Tavern

j.a. murphy's tavernMaybe that's what I'll call it. I'm still not sure.

Either way, this week, J.A. Murphy's Tavern (1703 Aliceanna St.) gets the Sam Sessa stamp of approval.

Their original Happiness hour was quite delicious indeed: $1 shots, $3 mixed drinks and half-priced drafts. That still runs 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

But now, J.A. Murphy's has extended the special to weekends. They're in effect 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Not bad, guys. Not bad at all.

(Photo by me)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 6:50 AM | | Comments (6)
Categories: Bars & Clubs


Isn't that location cursed? There's been like 20 bars there since Friends moved.

Went there with friends last week, and our six delicious drafts cost $11 and change. That is awesome. Once when I was in there, the female bartender was telling another customer, "In retrospect, we probably could have made the shots $2." I am impressed they have kept the prices that low.

Come and get it.....They will be out of business soon. The reason you have a business is to make money. Last time I checked this was not a non-profit business.

This place has an awesome casual atmosphere. The owners are fun and just want everybody to have fun with them. I think they just added outdoor seating as well.

This place has an awesome casual atmosphere. The owners are fun and just want everybody to have fun with them. I think they just added outdoor seating as well.

Wow..... Didn't even want to attempt to hide the fact that your favorite baseball player is Curt Shilling, did ya?

heather doesn't know how to have a good time

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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