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College Guide 2014

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INDEPENDENT BAR


Spacebar Comedy Showcase
Wednesdays at Spacebar
2428 E. Robinson St.
facebook.com/spacebarcomedy
Free entry with two-drink minimum purchase at this indie comedy night, which starts at 10 p.m.

THURSDAY

Burger and Beer Night
Thursdays at Friendly Confines
3088 Aloma Ave., Winter Park,
myfriendlyconfines.com
$4.99 gets you a half-pound burger and a domestic draft until 9 p.m.

Food Truckin’ Thursdays
Thursdays in the Mills 50 District, Will’s Pub, 1042 N. Mills Ave., facebook.com/foodtruckinthursdays
Local food trucks hang out all day, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Korndogg’s Karaoke
Thursdays at the Wall Street Cantina, Wall Street Plaza, 25 Wall St.,
wallstplaza.com
With more than 11,000 songs to choose from, music videos and more, this is one of downtown’s best karaoke nights.

Ignition
Thursdays at Firestone Live, 578 N. Orange Ave.,
firestonelive.net
Serious fans of electronic dance music know that this night brings some of the best EDM to town.

Techno Thursdays
Thursdays at the Falcon, 819 E. Washington St.,
thefalconbar.com
DJs spin techno music in this hip Thornton Park neighborhood bar. It’s not a college bar per se, but it definitely attracts a young, fun crowd.

FRIDAY

3-4-1 Happy Hour
Fridays at Big Belly,
Chillers and Latitudes,
33 W. Church St.,
churchstbars.com
Yes, you read that right: Three drinks for the price of one from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Get your weekend started.

Exxcess Friday
Fridays at Vyce Lounge, 112 S. Orange Ave., vycelounge.com
Music by Justin Faze and Jimmy Joslin at this downtown boutique nightclub.

Friday Night Block Party
Fridays at Wall Street Plaza,
25 Wall St., wallstplaza.com
Wall Street Plaza is known for its weekend block parties. Wander the plaza, drink in hand, and take advantage of $4 Fireball shots at all eight plaza bars. No cover.

Nerdy Karaoke
Fridays at the Geek Easy, A Comic Shop, 114 S. Semoran Blvd., acomicshop.net
Karaoke in the Geek Easy, a lounge/bar connected to one of Orlando’s most popular comic-book shops.

SATURDAY

College Guide 2014
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  • Watering holes UCF college haunts Knight Library 11448 University Blvd., knightlibrary.com Named one of the top college bars in the country by thedailymeal.com, Knight Library has four bars, beer pong, tons of drink specials and notoriously gross bathrooms, just like an | 8/13/2014
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