Sergeant York: A Cool New Brooklyn-Inspired Spot for Fishtown
Bars / Fishtown / Openings

Sergeant York: A Cool New Brooklyn-Inspired Spot for Fishtown

From the mid-80s into the early 2000s, the Godfather of the Philadelphia nightlife scene was David Cohen, who ran the darkly exciting legendary after-hours club REVIVAL and later the enormously popular and infamous Club EVOLUTION. David also created the American Craft Brew Festival series and Jake & Oliver’s House of Brews, a 60 Tap Micro Brew … Continue reading

Fly Eagles Fly: Silence DoGood’s Changes Name to Eagles DoGood’s for Super Bowl
Bars / Old City / Sports

Fly Eagles Fly: Silence DoGood’s Changes Name to Eagles DoGood’s for Super Bowl

Silence DoGood’s Tavern, the historic-themed tavern in Old City, is named for Ben Franklin’s first pen name. BUT, it is changing it’s name to — Eagles DoGood for the next two weeks (and if all goes well, maybe longer). Owner Eric Keiles, a lifelong Philadelphian, has been waiting a long time for the Eagles to … Continue reading

Green Beer & Iggletini at McGillin’s Ale House
Bars / Beer / Booze

Green Beer & Iggletini at McGillin’s Ale House

McGillin’s Ale House, Philadelphia’s oldest continuously operating tavern and one of the oldest in the country, is going to do something it has NEVER done before in its 158 year history. The historic tavern has never dyed its beer green EXCEPT for St. Patrick’s Day. But, this year, for the first time, they’ll have green … Continue reading

Bar Amis Sunday Funday Eagles Tailgate Party
Bars / Navy Yard

Bar Amis Sunday Funday Eagles Tailgate Party

While Bar Amis is typically closed on Sundays, this Sunday (October 8), Bar Amis will open at 10:30am for their first-ever Tailgate party to help Philly get ready to cheer on the Eagles as they face the Cards. Attendees can expect to find food and drink specials out on the patio and family-friendly lawn games plus a … Continue reading

Burg’s Hideaway Lounge: An Unexpected Oasis in Point Breeze
Bars / Burgers / Cocktails / Happy Hour / Point Breeze

Burg’s Hideaway Lounge: An Unexpected Oasis in Point Breeze

I’m not going to get into the political and socioeconomic bifurcation of the rapidly gentrifying Point Breeze, nor will I mention the role that oftentimes controversial real estate developer Ori Feibush plays in it. That’s simply not my beat. I’ll leave that to my blogging comrades at Philadelinquency. However, I will mention that Ori Feibush is the … Continue reading

High Gravity Beer Bonanza at Sidecar Bar & Grille
Bars / Beer

High Gravity Beer Bonanza at Sidecar Bar & Grille

Sidecar Bar & Grille is excited to present High Gravity Beer Bonanza tonight (8/23) from 4pm-1:30am, celebrating high ABV and rare beers. The featured high gravity beers, include sought after favorites: Avery Tangerine Quad Avery Hog Heaven Bells Expedition Captain Lawrence Golden Delicious De Dolle Oerbier Jacks Abbey Barrel Aged Framinghammer Lagunitas Dark Swan Pizza Boy Palate … Continue reading

Meet Brian Maxwell: Bartending Impresario at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.
Bars / Bartenders

Meet Brian Maxwell: Bartending Impresario at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment Co.

Update: Brian is now slinging tiki drinks in NYC. You don’t know his name yet, but you will. Bartender Brian Maxwell is a recent Philly transplant and has set up shop bartending at a revered drinking establishment in the City of Drunkardly Love. You can now find him behind the bar at The Franklin Mortgage & Investment … Continue reading

CANCELLED: QC Malt Pie Throwing Competition on Pi Day at Tattooed Mom
Bars / Celebrations / Fundraisers

CANCELLED: QC Malt Pie Throwing Competition on Pi Day at Tattooed Mom

UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER! Looking for something quirky, fun and messy to do next Tuesday in celebration of Pi Day (3.14)? Certainly Pi Day is about celebrating mathematics, but it’s also the perfect day to celebrate tasty pie. Because pie is delicious. QC Malt will be hosting a Pie Throwing Competition … Continue reading

Seasonal/Winter Cocktails in Philadelphia To Get Excited About
Bars / Booze / Center City / Headhouse Square / Rittenhouse Square / South Street

Seasonal/Winter Cocktails in Philadelphia To Get Excited About

I recently became a featured writer on Chowhound’s new Philadelphia City Guide. I’m excited to be contributing to it and showcasing amazing eats and drinks in our great city! Be on the lookout for an official announcement and launch soon. In any event, my first published article 10 Holiday Cocktails in Philadelphia is live. It … Continue reading

Art Bar: Not Your Typical Hotel Cocktail Lounge
Art / Bars / Booze / Center City / Small Plates

Art Bar: Not Your Typical Hotel Cocktail Lounge

Last week we had an opportunity to check out Sonesta Philadelphia’s Art Bar, on the corner at 18th & Market Streets, to sample the recently launched “Thirsty Thursday” offerings. We enjoyed the atmosphere, the drinks, and eatables. I remember when it was a coffee shop and cafe many years ago. I used to stop by for … Continue reading