What was the name of the theater that President Abraham Lincoln was in when he was shot? What teams were part of the “Original Six” in the National Hockey League? What is Bono’s real name? If you know the answer to these trivia questions, consider playing for real at one of these bars…
â– The Cabin Restaurant (1172 Knollwood Rd, Greenburgh, 914-592-6682; cabin
restaurantny.com) Every Tuesday night at 9, Pete Keating and bartenders Cat and Brittany help run the five-round quiz. Got at least one friend? That’s all it takes to make a team. You could win free rounds of drinks, T-shirts, pint glasses, hats, or appetizers on the house.
â– Danny Mac’s (869 McLean Ave, Yonkers, 914-237-2320; dannymacs.com) Sports, entertainment, science, history, and business are the included categories for this trivia night. Every Thursday, teams of at least four members compete to win cash. The entry fee per team is $20, so the more teams, the bigger the pot. Teams can win a round of drinks, group shots of their choice, and ultimately, money!
â– Black Bear Saloon (166 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, 914-422-3270; blackbear wp.com) Gather your buddies or play by yourself on Monday nights at Black Bear. Winning players can take home cash prizes or gift certificates to the bar. Also take advantage of the saloon’s $2 mug of draft beer available from 9 pm until closing.
â– Kelly’s Pub & Grill (199 E Post Rd, White Plains, 914-993-0625; kellysirishpub.net) Trivia starts Wednesdays at 8 pm, when first place wins $100, second place gets a $50 bar tab, and all patrons can enjoy 25 percent off all food to go along with $7 pitchers. And if every question had you stumped? You can always sing the blues during Kelly’s Karaoke night, which kicks off immediately after trivia is over.
â– Molly Spillane’s (211 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck, 914-899-3130; mollyspillanes pub.com) Come in for dinner on Tuesdays and stay for trivia. Just ask your server if you can play in the game, and he/she will ask you three questions from the bar. Answer all three correctly and everyone at your table will win a free drink.
â– The Lazy Lounge (9152 Mamaroneck Ave, White Plains, 914-761-0272; thelazy loungeny.com) On Tuesdays nights, enjoy two-for-one domestic drink deals, 25-cent buffalo wings, and cash prizes if your team wins. Five categories—general knowledge, entertainment, sports, movies, and a bonus round—are played each week. Play for free with as many players on a team as you’d like.