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2016 BEST Bar Crawl

Frankford Avenue, Fishtown

Thirteenth Street is overpopulated with Jersey imports and Passyunk Avenue is more about the food, so when you want to bar-hop, put on your hipster-deflection shields and hit this corridor, which is dotted with great, unfussy spots like Fishtown Tavern (bring-your-own-vinyl night!), Bottle Bar East (half-priced happy hour drafts!), Johnny Brenda’s (great pool table!) and Sancho Pistola’s (nachos!). And if Uber is surging through the roof, fear not: The Market-Frankford El stop is here and gets you to City Hall (or Jefferson Station, for you suburbanites) in under eight minutes.

, Philadelphia, PA


2012 BEST Drunk Fun

Bob and Barbara’s

1509 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

Whether it’s Friday night’s DJ’d happy hour, Thursday’s long-standing drag show, Sunday karaoke with Sara or the foot-stomping jazz on the weekends, this quintessential dive is always a party, fueled by the all-important Pabst-and-Jim Beam special, still only $3 ($3.50 after 9 p.m.) after all these years. Read more »