Nighthawk opens at Hotel Kansas City on Nov. 26, featuring a relaxed vibe, live music and light-night bar snacks.

A pool table, moody lighting and vast selection of vinyl records evoke the laidback atmosphere of a friend’s basement party meets underground dive bar.

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The bar program is carefully designed to offer interesting flavors without leaving guests waiting around for a bartender to mix anything up.

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Open for business since Nov. 26, the new bar hosts every type of mysical performer, from DJs to funk bands, rock 'n' roll to hip-hop.

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Drinks include Nighthawk-branded light and dark beers by Strange Day Brewing Co., canned hard seltzers made in-house, and wine on tap.

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“We wanted to take what we know about craft cocktails and implement into it a canned cocktail,” Shore says. “We can take all of those elements and do all of the work behind the scenes.”