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Beer Drinkers Are the Big Winners at Barcade

Tonight, Wednesday, November 30th at Barcade in Fishtown, it’s an event billed as Allagash vs. Dogfish Head. And when these two premier breweries battle, beer […]


Philly Craft Spirits Week Kicks Off Thursday

Philly Craft Spirits Week kicks off this Thursday at Philadelphia magazine’s Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival. The fest will feature a local spirits sectin with tables and bars […]


Celebrate Barcade’s 4th Anniversary Today

People always ask me to name my favorite bars in Philly. But because I live in East Philly (AKA Camden) I don’t have an urban […]

City Life

The Word “Hipster” Is So Over

A few years ago, I told someone I lived on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Their response was to grill me on the status of then […]


Morning Headlines: Which New York-to-Philly Projects Flopped and Which Did Not?

Yesterday Curbed Philly had an item breaking down and explicating New York imports that have made it here and those that haven’t. Sandy Smith touched […]


Barcade Tells Des Moines Barcade to Stop Calling Itself a Barcade

On October 11th, a new bar opened in the East Village section of Des Moines, Iowa. The name of the bar is Up-Down, and the […]


Clown Shoes and Great Divide Also Taking Over Taps Today

Kraftwork isn’t the only bar turning its tap handles over to an out-of-town brewer today. Starting at 4 p.m. this afternoon Fishtown’s Barcade will have […]


Barcade Debuting Victory Swing Saison

This Thursday, Barcade will be debuting Victory Brewing’s Swing Session Saison. The event begins at 4 p.m. and there will be a bunch of other […]


Barcade Turns One

The doors have opened early and Barcade is celebrating its first birthday in Philadelphia. Check out the beer list that is absolutely chock full of […]


Handmade Hot Sauce Contest At Tattooed Mom

To start off a summer season full of crazy events that could end very badly the crew at Tattooed Mom is holding their first annual […]


About Last Night: Philly Beer Scene Award Winners

Okay, so no matter how strident were the requests that attendees treat last night’s Philly Beer Scene “Best Of” Awards like they were the Grammies, […]


The List: Barcade vs. Barcade

Okay, so with Barcade: Philly now officially open in Fishtown and occupying the sweet dreams and daylight obsessions of both beer and video game geeks […]


Barcade Is Now Open

After a couple days of friends and family service over the weekend, Philadelphia’s Barcade announced it was open to the public via Twitter and swung […]


Quick Bites: Barcade’s Arcade Games, Pizza Brain’s Zoning and New Korean Downtown

We’re hearing Wednesday, October 12th for Barcade’s opening. Check out the website for the complete list of the arcade games. Oooh, Tron. [Barcade Philadelphia] Pizza […]


Quick Bites: Barcade Plays a Game, Crisp Hopes, Sabrina’s Opens

When Barcade opens in Fishtown it will be filled with fun games. But right now the bar is playing the waiting game. Health Department approval […]