How did "Happy Days" audiences know The Fonz was the coolest cat around? Well, for starters, he'd pound his fist on the jukebox and out the tunes came.
Music-spouting jukeboxes might have hit their cultural peak around the time Arthur Fonzarelli's hangout, Arnold's Drive In, did. But they still live on locally, letting patrons be DJs. Bars, especially of the dive variety, keep jukeboxes around — sometimes ironically, sometimes not — so that customers can have their pick of Journey, Marvin Gaye and Madonna songs while imbibing and chowing down.
Here's a selection of D.C.-area joints with the best jukeboxes around.Read More