New Old Lompoc, 1616 NW 23rd, 225-1855, $2.50 Lompoc pints, $1 off mixed drinks 4-7 pm Mon-Fri; $2 Lompoc pints all Mon; $2.50 Lompoc all Sat & Sun, $2 Bloody Marys all day Sunday Great bar food, patio, and Mercury Trivia on Tuesdays.

No Fish Go Fish, 3962 SE Hawthorne, 235-5378, $2 well and beer Mon-Fri 5-6 pm & Fri 9-10 pm before Strip Jeopardy Reward yourself with No Fish's calming atmosphere, and delicious sandwiches.

Red Star Tavern & Roast House, 503 SW Alder, 222-0005 $3 food menu Mon-Sat 4-6 pm & 10-midnight, Sun 3-11 pm Great bar food like chicken wings, potato skins, giant soft pretzels with cheese and chicken skewers.

Small World Cafe, 5128 N Albina, 546-3183, $1.50 Hamm's tall boys, $2-2.50 micros and food specials Mon-Thurs 4:30-8 pm This sweet local hangout hosts a nice long happy hour featuring great burgers, and homemade egg rolls.

Tonic Lounge, 3100 NE Sandy, 238-0543, $1 PBR & $2.50 wells, 4-8 pm daily Pool table, fireplace and cheap beer 4-8 pm.

Vitis Enoteca, 535 NW 16th, 241-0355, $2.50 wells and bottled beer 5-6:30 Tues-Fri, plus cheap tapas offerings This relatively new Northwest restaurant serves great Italian food including the prosciutto, potato, and pesto pizza--on special during happy hour.

Wild Abandon, 2411 SE Belmont, 232-4458, daily drink specials and inexpensive happy hour delights 4:30-6:30 pm Mon-Fri Prawns with polenta, a goat cheese torta, a free-range burger, and more--all for around $5.