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Adam Diltz Is Out and Paul Lyons Is in at Johnny Brenda’s

Johnny Brenda’s has a new chef. Adam Diltz, who ran the kitchen at the Fishtown mainstay for three and a half years, has left to […]

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Johnny Brenda’s Wet Hop Rodeo Is This Weekend

Speaking of Fishtown and Will Reed, he’s picked up a fun event idea during his tenure as owner of Johnny Brenda’s. This Saturday, he hosts […]

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New Rocky Movie Creed Features Johnny Brenda’s In a Big Way

Way back in 2013, a band from Los Angeles called Caught a Ghost played an opening slot on a Thursday night at popular Fishtown bar-restaurant-nightclub […]

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Johnny Brenda’s Hosting Pils Picnic

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 12th, Johnny Brenda’s is hosting its 7th annual Pils Picnic. The event runs from noon to night with a celebration of the […]

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Dog Days of Summer at Johnny Brenda’s

Today, Wednesday, August 19th, Johnny Brenda’s is celebrating the dog days of summer with Philadelphia Brewing, Commonwealth Ciders and Rowhouse Spirits. The Fishtown fixture is hosting […]

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Craft Beer Express This Saturday

What better way to spend your Saturday than doing a Philly bar crawl? And what better way to do a pub crawl than to have you […]

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Tomorrow: Sixpoint Showcase at Johnny Brenda’s

This weekend, on Friday October 17th, from 6 p.m. to midnight, Johnny Brenda’s is hosting its 4th Sixpoint Showcase. Rated as on of the Philadelphia’s 50 […]

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It’s the 2014 50 Best Bars in Philadelphia

We asked 25 of the city’s best chefs, bartenders, beer geeks, cork dorks and professional drinkers to weigh in on the best bars in Philly. […]

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This Saturday: Clam bake and Beer at Johnny Brenda’s

Looking for a good ole’ clam bake in Philly? Well look no further than Johnny Brenda’s. The Fishtown bar is hosting an evening of oysters, crabs, lobster, […]

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Johnny Brenda’s Is Now Offering a Special Sunday Dinner

It is Johnny Brenda’s multi-pronged attack of local beer, live music and food that made it our number one bar for 2013. And every Sunday […]

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It’s the 2013 50 Best Bars of Philadelphia

Best Bars in Philly: 2013 50 Best Bars in Philadelphia Comment on This Year’s Best Bars List The Bar That Didn’t Make the List 50 […]

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Rare Sixpoint Beers at Johnny Brenda’s Tonight

Tonight is Johnny Brenda’s annual Sixpoint bash. Top Ten with Sixpoint brings ten beers from the Brooklyn brewery to Philadelphia including some rarities. And at […]

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Johnny Brenda’s Turns Ten

I remember the first time I went to Johnny Brenda’s. It was the same day the Fishtown bar was mentioned in Michael Klein’s Table Talk column. […]

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Tonight: A Very Fishtown Beef & Beer

The Lutheran Settlement House is hosting a beef and beer fundraiser this evening for its Senior Center Exercise Program. The food, drinks and music runs […]

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Water Main Break Shuts Down Johnny Brenda’s Temporarily

The photo above is from an 8-inch water main break in Fishtown that has forced Johnny Brenda’s to close its doors for Monday, Tuesday, and […]