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Doug Hager


Whetstone Tavern Is Closing

Whetstone Tavern is closing on Sunday, July 1st after three years in business. Owner Doug Hager, who will refocus on his other restaurant, Brauhaus Schmitz, attributed the […]


Whetstone Celebrates Turning One

On Tuesday, July 19th, Whetstone Tavern, the bar/restaurant of Jeremy Nolen and Doug Hager (Brauhaus Schmitz) is celebrating its first birthday with an evening long […]


A Beer Garden in the Sky Coming to Center City

At a height taller than the even the observation deck of Berlin’s famed TV tower, Fernsehturm Berlin, Skygarten will be one of the highest places in the […]

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PHOTOS: 8,000 Show Up for Brauhaus Schmitz’s Oktoberfest

The 700 block of South Street could barely contain the crowd of revelers who packed in to celebrate Brauhaus Schmitz’s 7th annual Oktoberfest on Saturday. “This […]


Opening Menus for Whetstone Tavern

Whetstone Tavern, the American restaurant from Brauhaus Schmitz chef Jeremy Nolen is scheduled to open this Wednesday, July 15th at 700 South 5th Street. The […]


Brauhaus Celebrates Four Years!

There’s a whole lot of brouhaha planned at Brauhaus Schmitz as they celebrate their four-year anniversary on Wednesday, June 26th. In honor of the special […]


Dedication Week at Reading Terminal Market

  Reading Terminal Market has recently upgraded its facilities in a $3.4 million expansion including the addition of larger bathrooms, new vendor space, a multipurpose […]


Brauhaus Schmitz Is Expanding

Germans knocking down a quite different wall The always crowded Brauhaus Schmitz is expanding. Owner Doug Hager sat down with us to show off his […]