For some in Baltimore, a substantial amount of snow — and a subsequent day off from work — means one thing: Head to the bar.
Local bars and restaurants know their audience, which means earlier operating hours and discounts on drinks and food. Here's a running list of establishments opening their doors early and running specials on Tuesday.
(Bar owners, feel free to email your specials here.)
8 Ball Meatball in Fells Point will have $4 craft beers, $5 barrel-aged Manhattans, and $5 glasses of wine. All pizzas are $12 and sliders are $2 all day.
Alexander's Tavern in Fells Point will serve $2 Bud Light drafts and $7 sliders. Opens at noon with happy hour starting at 3 p.m.
Bookmakers Cocktail Club in Federal Hill will open at 2 p.m., with $5 draft beers and select whiskey pours for $5. Two of their most popular cocktails — the Old Fashioned and Cross St. Highball — will be discounted at $7 each.
Brewer's Cask in Federal Hill will open early, at noon.
Blue Agave in Federal Hill will serve brunch from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. with $12 bottomless mimosas and sangria. Margaritas will be $5 all day.
Charles Village Pub in Towson will run its entire blizzard specials list, including $2 Bud Light, Budweiser and Natural Light; $3 Fireball whiskey and Jack Daniels Fire shots; $4 house wine and bombs and more (including food specials). For a complete list, click here. Kids eat free with a paying adult.
Das Bier Haus in Federal Hill will take $2 off its boot-sized beers all day. For food, the bar will serve two schnitzel entrees for $22 until 11 p.m. Opens early at noon.
Delia Foley's Pub in Federal Hill will open early, at 11:30 a.m., and run its happy hour specials ($2 off Irish beers, $3 domestic bottles, $4 shots of Jameson and rail) until 7 p.m.
Gunther & Co. in Brewers Hill will open early at 11:30 a.m. and run all day happy hour specials ($2.50 National Bohemian, $3.50 select cans of beer, $5 select glasses of wines and $6 tiki drinks). For food, there will be discounted flatbreads and other chef's selections.
Lee's Pint & Shell in Canton will open at 11 a.m., with happy hour specials all day, including 50-cent oysters, $2 off draft and bottled beer, $2 off glasses of wine and $2 off specialty cocktails.
Lobo in Fells Point will open early at 2 p.m. and run happy hour specials until 7 p.m.
At Looney's Pub in Canton, meals are on the house for first responders.
Mad River Bar & Grille in Federal Hill will open at 1 p.m., with $3 select beers, $4 mixed drinks and $5 bombs.
Mother's Federal Hill Grille will serve $4 Goose Island and Blue Moon beers, along with bowls of jambalaya for $4.99.
Mt. Washington Tavern in Mount Washington will run happy hour specials ($3.30 drafts and $4 glasses of select wine) from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Points South Latin Kitchen in Fells Point will run its happy hour specials ($2 National Bohemian, $3 Tecate, $6 sangria, $7 pisco sours, $7 Mina's margaritas) all day. Pitchers of sangria will cost $12. Select food specials as well.
The Rowhouse Grille in Federal Hill will serve $3 National Bohemian, $5 shots of Teeling Irish whiskey and $14 all-you-can-drink sangria.
Saigon Today in Canton will serve $3 hot toddies, $4 spiked hot cocoa and $5 bombs. As long as it snows, pho (except seafood) will cost $5, but once the snow stops, the pho special ends.
Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant in Fells Point will serve $5 Jameson Irish coffees and hot toddies all day.
Wet City in Mount Vernon will serve $8 hot toddies and its $8 no-temp cheeseburger all day.
Wit & Wisdom, located at the Four Seasons Hotel in Harbor East, will extend Monday's "Champagne Campaign" special to all night Tuesday in the lounge. Bottles of champagne will be half-priced. Opens at 4 p.m.