8/16: Mexican, a Movie and Music

Happy Hour: It’s happy hour Mexican-style tonight. Get out of work early and head to any Mexican Post location for $2.50 Bud Light pints, $2.75 domestic pints, $3.50 import pints, $3 domestic bottles, $3 sangria, $4 import bottles, $4.50 house margaritas and $4.00 shots of Jagermeister, Sauza Gold, Goldschlager and Jack Daniels. Take a seat at the bar for the yummy $2.99 fries, tacos, pizza, wings and quesadillas. Mexican Post, 1601 Cherry Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102, 5 p.m.

Movie Monday: It’s movie night at the Troc tonight. For only $3 catch the 80’s flick, Stand By Me. The movie, based on Stephan King’s The Body, stars Corey Feldman, River Phoenix, Jerry O’Connell and Kiefer Sutherland. Be sure to arrive early for a free beer and bag of popcorn. Trocadero Theatre, 1003 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19107, +21, $3, 8 p.m.

Music Jam: Rock out with three up-and-coming bands tonight at Johnny Brenda’s. Javelin, Warpaint and Beach Fossils take the stage for only $10. All three indie groups have a pop, electronic and psychedelic sound with catchy lyrics and foot-stomping moves. Johnny Brenda’s, 1201 North Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. 19125, $10, 9 p.m.

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