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A Q&A with Don Russell, New Editor-in-Chief of Philly Weekly

Earlier this week, Broad Street Media announced it had been purchased by Donnelly Distribution, an advertising and circular company in New Jersey. Donnelly’s purchased gave […]

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Philly Weekly, Northeast Times Sold to N.J. Circular Company

A company that drops circulars on Philadelphia-area doorsteps just got a bit bigger. Donnelly Distribution, a Pennsauken-based circular distribution company that was previously a minority […]


Joe Sixpack Has A New Job

The Garden State Craft Brewers Guild has announced that it’s hired beer writer Don Russell as its first executive director. Russell, who writes the Joe […]


Sours Galore at Devil’s Den

Swap your summer pilsners and pale ales for something with a little more tang. Devil’s Den will soon be serving beers that are sour, tart, […]


Tria Taproom’s High Tech Tap System

Don Russell gets into the details about Tria Taproom’s high-tech web-based beer auditing system. And Russell has a suggestion for where this is all heading. […]


Tonight: Roast Joe Sixpack at Prohibition Taproom

Join the fun tonight at Prohibition Taproom where “Joe Sixpack” (Don Russell) will be roasted. It promises to be a night of barbs, insults and beer. […]


UPDATED: Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal Organizing Drinkers (And Bartenders) For Sandy Relief

Ever since they left The Farmer’s Cabinet, things have been relatively quiet on the Phistian (that’s Phoebe Esmon and Christian Gaal to us non-celeb types) […]