Thursday's list is a little Dupont-happy, but that just makes it easier for you to bar hop your way into the weekend.
WHAT: A two-story bar and dance club with a great brunch
THE DEAL: A late happy hour (8 p.m. to close) brings you $1 beer night. Get there earlier (4-8) for $3 rail drinks, $5 mango margaritas and $5 appetizers.
OTHER PERKS: The Hatter's Cup. Just get it.
Uptown Tap House
WHAT: A friendly neighborhood bar that kicked out the college crowd in favor of young professionals
WHERE: Cleveland Park
THE DEAL: Ladies' Night! $3 creation shots, $5 specialty martinis, $6 sangria and appetizer deals. Each week features a different event, like Avon and Lia Sophia
Bread and Brew
WHAT: Cute café by day, bar by night
THE DEAL: $3 Thursday: beer, cocktail and wine specials for three bucks
OTHER PERKS: For the conscious drinker, organic coffee and fair-trade wine
WHAT: Gay bar and lounge, the self-described "D.C.'s Queer Cheers"
WHERE: Thomas Circle
THE DEAL: Happy hour prices from 4-9, and then you know what happens? Shirtless men drink for free.
OTHER PERKS: Every first Thursday features a Best Chest Contest
WHAT: Classy bar in the front, dance party in the back
THE DEAL: F-R-E-E taco bar from 6 to 8, $2 corona and miller lights and $7 don julio
OTHER PERKS: All you can eat brunches on Saturdays and Sundays