I'm sure I am deeply offending many people for lumping these two together, but I really think they might be the same place. And I like that place!
If you find yourself in the depressing wasteland of Atlantic Center, do yourself a favor and tell your wife she can browse the Marshall's for another hour and then hightail it to one of these spots.
Both are elongated bars with nice tables. Both have jukes (O'Connor's juke has not dissapointed). Both are drinking bars with patrons and tenders that know what a drink should look like.
Thanks to Aubrey and Dave for showing me the light.
Freddy's: 6th and Dean
O'Connor's: 5th and Bergen