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Here’s Where to Catch All the Karaoke Action in Philadelphia

If you’ve dreamed of taking center stage your whole life and showing off those vocal cords, now is your chance. From local dive bars to […]

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Have You Missed Bars As Much As We Have?

Their tall stools. Their sticky wooden tops. We miss the foggy beers and purple wines, the shots of whiskey lining up whenever a night would […]

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Remember Disappearing Into a Crowd of Strangers at a Bar?

I’ve decided to spend a midsummer afternoon with four old men who want absolutely nothing to do with me. When I pop by just before […]

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There’s Nothing I’ve Missed More Than Enjoying Live Music in a Bar

I identify as an alcoholic, and not in that cute It’s wine o’clock somewhere! kind of way. And while I’m sober, I still missed going […]

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Finding Comfort in the Discomfort of a Dive Bar

We choose to go to dive bars not because they’re clean, but because they’re dirty. Or at least, we forgive the scratched glasses, hot-dog Jacuzzis […]

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There’s Nothing Cozier Than Spending the Holidays Inside a Bar

An open bar isn’t the easiest thing to come by on Christmas Day. Even city fixtures like McGillin’s and Bob & Barbara’s close up shop […]

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The Best Places to Watch Eagles Games (That Aren’t Your Couch)

Game days in Philly just haven’t felt the same without fans rallying together at local watering holes to support their beloved Birds. But fear not: […]

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City Life

No, Mail-In Ballots Won’t Be Available On Monday. Blame the Green Party

Pennsylvania Mail-in Ballots Delayed Due to Green Party Mess Monday is September 14th. That is the day when Pennsylvanians were supposed to be able to […]

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City Life

State Liquor Police Have Visited Philly Area Bars More Than 5,000 Times In July

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Pennsylvania State Police Liquor Control Enforcement Officers […]

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Governor Wolf’s New Guidelines Require Bars and Restaurants to Serve a “Sit-Down Meal” With Alcohol

On Wednesday, Governor Wolf issued a new set of COVID-19 restrictions, that will go into effect statewide today, July 16th. Most relevant to Philadelphia restaurants […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Natural Wine in Philadelphia

Have you noticed that there’s good wine in Philly now? And not just good wine, cool wine. Casual wine bars and design-y bottle shops are […]

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Life & Style

The Design Inspiration Behind Di Bruno Bros.’s Trendy New Wine Bar

Italian flags. Bill Mignucci Jr., the president of Di Bruno Bros., wanted to put them everywhere — along with raw brick walls, steel chairs and […]

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Where to Drink on the Biggest Drinking Holiday of the Year

Old friends are back in town, college students are home on break and everyone is going out — it’s the night before Thanksgiving, also know […]

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Sidecar Bar in Graduate Hospital Is Back in Action

Sidecar Bar at 2201 Christian Street is about to re-launch. About a month ago, Michael Strauss (Mike’s BBQ), Mike Metzger and William Lindsay (Stockyard Sandwich […]

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It’s Time for Holiday-Themed Bars

If you, like me, love the lights and trinkets and trees that overtake homes during the winter season but hate the idea of purchasing them, […]