A nostalgic nightclub that features music and memorabilia from the `70s and `80s.
93 State St.
Merlin's is the local LGBTQ bar in Binghamton. The drinks are cheap, and it can be rather crowded by students and locals. There is karaoke every Wednesday and drag nights every Thursday.
A small place that can get very crowded, JT's (or "Just Townies" to some) has mind-bogglingly cheap drink specials, especially on Tuesdays. Every Wednesday is the beer pong tournament, where you can compete for prizes, and most importantly, pride.
98 State St.
Drinks are a little more expensive, but the atmosphere more than makes up for the price.
41 Washington St.
Uncle Tony's Tavern
A narrow, no-frills bar that can get impossibly crowded. People come to Uncle Tony's to talk with friends, watch the game, or listen to some great classic rock. Tony's also has excellent wings and is the favorite hangout of Binghamton's minor league hockey team, the Senators.