Tell George Soros Something He Doesn’t Know

At their best, these [pre-Thanksgiving] reunions are a chance for old friends to catch up. At their worst, they are the source of the moniker “Blackout Wednesday” in some hard-partying bars. Either way, these gatherings have made the Wednesday before Thanksgiving one of the biggest party nights of the year. “That night is even bigger than New Year’s Eve,” says James Brown, owner of San Pedro Brewing Co., a neighborhood brew pub outside Los Angeles. It’s a see-and-be-seen kind of night,” he says. “In the suburbs, the night is absolutely the biggest night of the year,” says Drew Zuccarini, manager. “That Wednesday night has grown into the pinnacle event of the holiday weekend,” says Ken Henricks of Bottleneck Management Group, which owns four Chicago-area bars. “It used to be, ‘Oh, let’s get together Wednesday because it’s convenient.’ ” Now, he says, “for a certain demographic it has become an institution.” [WSJ]

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34 Responses to “Tell George Soros Something He Doesn’t Know”

  1. Realtor says:

    Remember, George, no matter how bombed you get, don't make promises you can't keep this time.

  2. lex luthor says:

    Only bridge and tunnel people go out on 'event' nights like this….I'll be chasing morning after pills with Ms Tuesday night. See 'yall at planned parenthood!

  3. J.C. Fogarty's says:

    See you all tonight!

  4. Guest says:

    Meet me at Minetta's, I live in the alley behind it!

    -UBS MD

  5. Life Coach says:

    Biggest night of the year in the suburbs is kind of an oxymoron

  6. Guest says:

    I'll be knocking down some Limoncello after the sauna this evening if someone wants to join me.


  7. Carsten Kengeter says:

    I'll be travelling to Munich for a big throwdown at a beer hall!

  8. Commenteroftheday says:

    Ultimat shots for everyone if I win

  9. Guest says:

    Doesn't it just seems like getting smashed to avoid spending holidays with the family keeps coming sooner every year?

  10. Guest says:

    Day off tomorrow?? Score.

    -UBS MD

  11. R. Chambers says:

    So Dorian's tonight?

  12. All aboard! The Night Train.

    -San Pedro Brewing Co. Quant

  13. Kegels123 says:

    Party at the moon tower!

  14. Master Baiter says:

    I'm fishing for an invite to Lure.

  15. Haiku-na Matata says:

    Wednesday night with Bess
    Drink a few vodka gimlets
    Then we set it off