Absolut Wednesdays at Olive or Twist (CPs Wed., 9/3/14)

1) Cure your mid-week blues with Absolut Wednesdays at Olive or Twist in the heart of the Cultural District. Noted as one of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants for cocktails the past three years, Olive or Twist has a martini bar that is a perfect place to wind down for happy hour, dinner before a show, or a post-performance nightcap. You can enjoy $5 Absolut cocktails and martinis this evening. Get there early for happy hour, 4 – 6  p.m., when it’s $1 off all draft beers, $4 for Chardonnay or Cabernet, and $2 off specialty martinis. Also half-price Buffalo Chicken Spread and Truffle Fries. 140 6th St.

2) Check out the Bluegrass Jam at the Park House. The Shelf Life String Band hosts this weekly event where you can relax and enjoy the music or join the jam. Either way, Yuengling pints are only $2 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Jam starts at 9 p.m. 403 E. Ohio St., North Side.

3) Cappy’s Café in Shadyside is holding its Team Trivia contest tonight with Trivia Master John. 9 – 11 p.m. Trivia night Yuengling draft special is $3 for a 20 oz. brew. 5431 Walnut St.