The Williamsburg Spelling Bee
Pete's Candy Store, 709 Lorimer St., Brooklyn
(Lorimer St. between Frost and Richardson / L or G train to Lorimer)
***Signup at 7***, Bee at 7:30pm
Since 2004, the real adult spelling bee that started a national movement -- still fun, friendly, and open to everyone. Signup begins 7pm -- first 18 people get to play. Three-strikes-you're-out policy means more play for everyone. Winners get free booze and qualify for a twice-annual Finals.