Other times call for lingering a bit. At least until they flip the record over to side two.
Dropping the needle tonight at 5pm is Songbyrd Music House, a cocktail bar/restaurant with a thing for vinyl.
Here’s what you need to know:
You probably recognize the name. Its sister café opened next door a couple months back. Here, you’ll see some of the same mid-century design from the heyday of vinyl, like tufted booths and cage lights. (Check it out here.)
The five beer taps are made from vintage microphones. In them: some unusual choices, like Natty Greene’s Tiller Wheat IPA. Also behind the bar: simple cocktails like a housemade whiskey lemonade and 11 wines by the glass.
The menus are in old gatefold album covers. Like the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack. In it, you’ll find snacks like pigs in a blanket and smoked brie, all the way up to flat iron steak.
Yes, of course there’s music. Specifically house-curated vinyl, organized by mood or genre, and weekend DJs, spinning everything from funk to jazz to boogie.
But they probably have some Beatles, too.