Best Biker Bar
Dirty Dogg Saloon
As Arizona Bike Week’s official east-side destination with nightly specials and events and killer happy hour deals, Dirty Dogg Saloon in Scottsdale is a top stop for local bikers. www.dirtydoggsaloon.com.
Best Comedy Club
Stand Up Live
Norm Macdonald, Frank Caliendo, David Spade and Dana Carvey are just a few of the top names in comedy who will—or did—take the stage at Phoenix’s Stand Up Live in 2012. Next door, Copper Blues Rock Pub and Kitchen has more than 60 beers on tap to enjoy once the curtains close. www.standuplive.com.
Best Cougar Bar
Blue Martini-2011 Winner
Women who know how to let their hair down make their way to Phoenix on Wednesday nights for Blue Martini’s Ladies’ Night, where drinks are half-off after 7 p.m. Busy on Hump Day? Stop by seven days a week for the lounge’s super-popular happy hour. www.bluemartinilounge.com.