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Philly Bars Could Stay Open Later Under New City Council Bill

Philly’s late-night bar-goers may want to raise a glass to City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, who introduced a bill on Thursday that would, if passed, allow […]

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“Largest Dirty Frank’s Event Ever” to Raise Funds for Injured Bartender

On March 4th, Dirty Frank’s and several other businesses will come together to hold a fundraiser for Sheila Modglin, the beloved bartender who was critically injured […]

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Glory, a Beer Bar from a Eulogy Alum, Is Coming to Old City

A new craft beer pub with a menu built around Sunday roast-style dishes is slated to open at 2nd and Chestnut in the next few […]

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Philly Gets Its Own Ping Pong Bar

You can drink and do a lot of things in Philly: sit outside, bowl, play board games, throw axes. And now, you can party while […]

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Vote Now for Best of Philly: What’s Your Favorite Beer Bar?

It’s tough for a beer bar to stand out in a place like Philly, which is fiercely loyal to an ever-growing scene of local and […]

Billy Murphy’s Irish Saloon and its No Bon Jovi jukebox policy
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Why a Philly Bar Banned Bon Jovi (From Its Jukebox)

Rob Szatkowski couldn’t take it anymore. It was the early 2000s. He was tending bar at Billy Murphy’s Irish Saloon, a bar at the corner […]

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My Last Call for Drinking in Philly

I tend to begin a lot of stories with, “I was listening to a radio program, and … ” Ideally, you assume this anonymous program […]

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Bar Rescue Host Jon Taffer Gave Away Breast Enhancements at His Philly Bar in the 1980s

Bar Rescue host Jon Taffer has an interview online today with the New York Times talking bars, rescuing them, and TV. The conversation takes a […]

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TOP PICKS: 8 Unique LGBTQ Events This Weekend

January ends on a very eclectic note with thrills in music, fitness, and culture events in the Gayborhood and beyond this weekend.

Business

Sued for Playing Whitney: Bar Owners Fighting Relentless Drive for Music Fees

Although it may surprise people outside the service industry, bars and restaurants must pay music licensing fees for the right to play music in their establishments. That’s […]

News

Should Philly Bars Stay Open Till 4 a.m.?

Is the way to the hearts of Philadelphia millennials through their alcohol-soaked livers? Rep. Jordan Harris thinks so — the Philly Democrat this week said […]

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Top Gay Bars in Philadelphia

Beagle Tavern 1003 East Main Street, Norristown 610-272-3133, www.mybeagletavern.com Norristown’s unassuming, beagle-loving gay bar (it was named after the owner’s pooch Timmy) has great drink specials […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Grab a Beer (and Brunch!) After the Philadelphia Marathon

Fact: There’s no reward for 26.2—or 13.1, for that matter—quite like an ice-cold beer. Marathon runners often swear off the stuff for weeks or months […]

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The Westbury Is Closing Its Doors For Good

You may have noticed that The Westbury has been closed the past couple of weeks, but a message posted on its Facebook page this weekend […]

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Sisters to Re-Open as a Straight Bar

You may have seen some action happening around Sisters lately. The shuttered lesbian bar on Chancellor Street is being prepped to open as … are you ready […]