Dive bar expert Brian McManus, author of Philadelphia’s Best Dive Bars – Drinking and Diving in the City of Brotherly Love will be appearing at the main branch of the Free Library with Sarah Stolfa, the McGlinchey‘s bartender who photographed The Regulars a book of portraits of regulars at her bar.
The talk starts at 7:30 p.m. and afterwards you’ll need a drink, we trust Brian can guide you to a local watering hole.
Brian McManus’ book, Philadelphia’s Best Dive Bars hits stores this week. While we here at Foobooz are more than familiar with the Center City dive bar scene, we thought we’d ask McManus for his more off-the-beaten path suggestions elsewhere in town. Anyone up for a (cheap) drink?
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Received this afternoon from one of our favorite dives from one of our favorite no-B.S. bartenders:
From: kEVIN jAMES hOLLAND
Sent: Thursday, March 17, 2011 1:55 PM
Dear friends and patrons of fIUME,
Between St. Patty’s, Mardi Gras & Spring Break, there’s been some less than savory celebration in and about Philadelphia. Gladly, fIUME has played host to virtually none of it. But as of now, anyone who looks like they’ve been drinking on Bourbon Street for the last 10 hours will not be admitted. It’s not that kind of party here.
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