The Middle East
This is a great club to come catch a live show. There is an upstairs and a downstairs, which are basically different venues.
Boston Beer Works
A Fenway staple, a line files out the door during a baseball game.
61 Brookline Ave.
Cask 'n Flagon
A time-honored tradition as the pre-game Fenway Park hangout. You can see their sign from the seats behind home plate.
62 Brookline Ave.
Copperfield's is the quintessential pub for Red Sox fans and college students. In the company of sports fans, be prepared to watch sports clips on the bar's televisions. On weekend nights, local rock bands can be heard. During Red Sox games, there are extended hours.
98 Brookline Ave.
In a sea of upscale bars, Daisy's is a retreat for getting a drink and something to eat, without the pressure to impress. Casual attire gives this bar a more comfortable feel than other upscale and trendsetting bars in Boston. Daisy's is the place to watch a game with friends, or even catch a glimpse of a local sports star. Pub-style food with a New England seafood flare is served.
240 Newbury St.
A college staple for Boston University students, The Dugout is a place for Simmons students to meet other students. Beer is cheap, catering to the college-aged crowd.
With three levels, there is something for everyone at Jillian's. Pool, skee-ball, bowling, and dancing spice up the bar. Beware of the crowds on a game day. Video games are available for the less athletically inclined.
145 Ipswich St.
The Pour House
Crowds flock to this staple for both a good meal and a good beer. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights offer the college student budget a break. Half price dishes offer the cheapest meal around. After 9 p.m., only the 21-and-up crowd is admitted.
909 Boylston St.
An Tua Nua
Though the crowd is filled with Boston University students, Simmons women flock to An Tua Nua meet other college students.
835 Beacon St.
After a Red Sox game, this bar overflows with sports fans looking for a beer to celebrate a victory or forget a loss.The monstrous margarita is a student favorite. Whiskey's is extremely popular for students looking for a place to meet area singles.
885 Boylston St.
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When you visit changes the atmosphere of the bar. When the Red Sox are playing, the bar is open early to get fans in the mood. The inexpensive cover and drafts attract college students from all over Boston. Lucky for Simmons students, the bar is just down the street. When it is not a game day, the bar has a dress code of no sneakers, hats, or jeans. During Red Sox games, there are special hours.
19 Yawkey Way
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Avalon's variety attracts both students and the area's young professionals. Live music can be caught early in the evening.
15 Lansdowne St.
On top of the Fanueil Hall food court, the Comedy Connection hosts local and national comedians. This is a great place for a night with friends. (The R-rated hypnotist is booked weekly and is absolutely hilarious.)
1 Faneuil Hall Market Pl.
While eating canolis in the North End, stop by for a good laugh. Tickets range from around $15 to $20 depending on the night of the show. Thursdays are cheaper.
216 Hanover St.
The Middle East
If you are looking for live music, look here. Alternative live bands set up to prove their stuff. This multi-level venue hosts a Middle Eastern bistro for after-show munchies, and a large space for headlining shows. Live music fills three stages seven nights a week.