Woody’s is the usual first stop for each first-time visitor to Midtown Village.

Woody’s is one of the Gayborhood’s busiest happy hour hangouts, but on weekends it can barely contain the sea of tank-top-clad fellas (and bachelorette parties!) that flood in for a night of drinking, dancing and boys-will-be-boys-ing.

Although this is Philadelphia’s oldest gay pub, it keeps things interesting with recent expansion projects such as the stylish, neon-hued Glo Bar cocktail lounge right off the main bar area below.

On the upper level, local DJs and a shimmering disco ball preside over a spacious dance floor that always packed at night