Say farewell to Don Draper, Peggy Olsen, Roger Sterling and the rest of the Mad Men crew, at one of the NYC bars and bistros hosting farewell parties on Sunday, for the final episode of the iconic AMC drama
These locations are screening the final Mad Men episode at 10pm, and several are offering special 50s and 60s food and drink menus. Reservations are suggested.
The Lion, 62 W. 9th St. in the West Village: $1 oysters and $1 glasses of Prosecco and a special Mad Men menu at this stylish Greenwich Village restaurant, where their viewing party deals begin at 9pm.
The Comic Strip NYC, 1568 Second Ave. at E. 81st St. on the Upper West Side: The party starts at 8pm and includes Mad Men trivia, drink specials, free giveaways and comedy. Entry is free with a two-drink minimum.The Monro Pub at 481 5th Ave in Park Slope: $3 Bud and Bud Lights at this British pub, where Lane Price and the guys from Jaguar (pronounced jag-you-are) would have felt comfortable.
South 4th Bar & Cafe at 90 S. 4th St. in Williamsburg; Coffee shop by morning and watering hole by night, this neighborhood joint will host a 10 p.m. viewing along with $5 Sam Adams drafts and specialty Mad Men cocktails.
t.b.d. brooklyn at 224 Franklin St. in Greenpoint: A spacious, low-key lounge and beer garden holds regular viewing parties every week. The final Mad Men episode will be shown on four high-definition screens.
City Winery at 155 Varick St. in the West Village: Doors open at 8pm for this viewing party, which includes wine tastings and cocktails inspired by the show and a screening of last week’s episode at 9pm. If you attend wearing some “Mad Men”-era garb, you’ll be entered automatically in a raffle to win a City Winery bottle of wine. RSVP here and arrive early, as seating is limited.
There’s still the chance to visit the Mad Men exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, through mid-June. Or on Wednesday, May 20, attend a live talk with “Mad Men” creator, writer and director Matthew Weiner at the main New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue. Tickets are $25. Buy tickets here.Thanks to DNA Info for putting this Mad Men party list together.