A Valentine's Night Field Guide


A rundown of food and cocktail specials that can (hopefully) make your honey hot on this Valentine’s Day. Everything starts at 9 p.m. unless it says otherwise. -- Cris Glaser Tommy Bahamas’ Rum Girls pass out the latest drink samples while ubiquitous cover band, Breakfast Club, jams at McCarthy’s in Lakewood. The club is also peddling 75-cent pours of Bud from the tap and half-priced apps all night long. They’re at 16918 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. Call 216-228-1340 for details. It’s no coincidence at Westlake’s Time Warp that it’s Ladies’ Night, where the gals can guzzle top-shelf drinks to go along with the free pizza. The club will also give away $50 to a lucky raffle-ticket holder. Check it out at 26261 Center Ridge Road in Westlake. For more info, call 440-871-8463. Click More to keep reading ... Scoundrels in Berea teems with Baldwin-Wallace College students for Coed Night with DJ Jazzy Jim and his top-40 catalog in the house. Drink deals range from $2 for a bottle of domestic beer to $3 for a bomb shot to wash down the 35-cent chicken wings from the kitchen. The bar is near campus at 826 Front Street in Berea. Call 440-234-3455 for the 411. With a couple weeks to go before its official March 7 grand opening, Roc goes through yet another practice run with DJ Porkchop alternating ’80s pop tunes with punk hits. Clubbers can also fill up on free pizza and $1 jello shots. Be there at 1220 Old River Road on the East Bank of the Flats. Or ring them up at 216-771-6655 for directions. Annabell’s in Akron has booked a trio of rockers to get your Valentine’s on. Fairhill Hooligans open the show, for 21-Gun Solution and headliners Long Haul. The free show starts at 10 p.m. at 784 West Market Street in Akron. Call 330-535-1112. At Lakewood’s West End Tavern, patrons go gaga over the club’s Valentine’s Day menu. For $18.95, the dinner includes an appetizer, entrée, a choice of two sides, salad, and a glass of vino. The place is located at 18514 Detroit Avenue in Lakewood. To make a reservation, call 216-521-7684. And not to leave out Cleveland’s LGBTs, the owners of Suspect Thoughts Books are handing out pink-frosted cupcakes to anyone who’ll bitch about bad first dates and scary one-night stands. The whining runs from 7 to 9 p.m. at 4903 Clark Avenue in Tremont. Call 216-631-2665 for details.

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