Region: Capitol Hill.

Interior: Imagine a windowless, wood-paneled funhouse, rife with sharp angles and multileveled landings.

Name origin: During intolerant eras, a celestial-themed name subtly denoted a bar's gay-friendly status.

Scandalous scenery: The Crescent's interior is said to have once served as a backdrop for a porno flick.

Happy hours: Daily 12:30–6:30 pm and 8:30–10:30 pm.

Happy-hour drink specials: $4 pitchers of PBR, $6 pitchers of Bud, Bud Light, and Coors, $2 cans of Busch, $2 bottles of Miller Chills, $3 well drinks. MARTI JONJAK