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About phillytyper

Co-owner, Trophybikes in Philadelphia; live with and tolerate computers; but I also dig manual typewriters. Shoot film from time to time, as a break from the rush of digital. Favorite bikes: Brompton S3L-X, Surly Cross Check, SURLY Long Haul Trucker Favorite camera: Leica M4, Fujifilm X20, Nikon F4. Favorite typewriter: Olympia SM9, Olivetti Lettera 22.

It’s Philly Beer Week, and we’re at the VICTORIA FREEHOUSE in Old City.

For JUNE empty a glass and fill a page at this classic, “British-informed”, shall we say, pub. •• For Philly Beer Week, we’re invite you to “Write A Regular” — pen a postcard or letter to a friend Care/Of the … Continue reading

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We’re at the P.O.P.E. every single Tuesday evening in May, for your letter-writing pleasure.

EVER WISH YOU COULD GO BACK TO THE GOOD OLD DAYS? Slow down with us and write an actual ink-on-paper letter every Tuesday this month of May at the Pub On Passyunk East, 1501 E. Passyunk Ave. (at Dickinson)   … Continue reading

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“…April is the Coolest Month”. Follow us far beyond Northern Liberties, higher than Fishtown, well past Kensington…

To the GREY LODGE PUB, at 6235 Frankford Avenue. (7pm-9 pm, every Tuesday in April. First one: 4/3)  This two level pub is one of Philadelphia’s original great beer bars, where a great selection of brews await, along with a … Continue reading

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HI, MOM, COOL TAT!

The above pretty much says it all–but let’s see:   Be sure to come early, as we set out our stationery and stamps and pint glass full of pens at 5:01 sharpish. Another reason to come early is that TMom’s … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS RETURNS to the STANDARD TAP for FEBRUARY (first one 2/6)

IT’S FEBRUARY–the month that contains Valentine’s Day! Get ahead of the other Romeos and Juliets this very Tuesday, the first of 4 such Tuesdays in the month.  We will set out an array of nice stationery and stamps and fill … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS will be at the intimate LIBRARY BAR, hidden away behind the lobby of the Rittenhouse Hotel; join us This Tuesday, 1/23, from 6 to 8 p.m.

There is a lovely, intimate (and a bit spendy!*) bar stashed just behind the lobby of the Rittenhouse Hotel (210 W. Rittenhouse Square). We will be in a corner of The Library Bar, with a Samsonite Slim-Line briefcase that has … Continue reading

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PUBLETTERS IS THERE, at AQUI•MERO! Join Us… under the awesome dome of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel on South Broad Street

This very Tuesday, the 16th of January, Publetters continues its inconspicuous circuit of Center City hotel bars and lounges. We will set up our Samsonite SLIM-LINE (TM) brief case, loaded with stamps and stationery, at AQUIMERO, the handsome lounge set … Continue reading

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THIS TUESDAY – 101 N. Broad Street, at the W XYZ Bar; join us from 6 to 8 p.m.

Originally posted on FOR JUNE: VIctoria Freehouse STARTs 6/5:
We are “just passing on through” this neat & new hotel bar tucked next to the second-floor lobby of the also-new Aloft Hotel at 101 N. Broad Street. THUS, please don’t ask…

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THIS TUESDAY – 101 N. Broad Street, at the W XYZ Bar; join us from 6 to 8 p.m.

We are “just passing on through” this neat & new hotel bar tucked next to the second-floor lobby of the also-new Aloft Hotel at 101 N. Broad Street. THUS, please don’t ask the host or bartender “Where’s Publetters?” Instead, look … Continue reading

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AD HOC HOTEL BAR TOUR–starts Jan. 9

For January Publetters will be peripatetic: we will visit a different hotel bar/lounge every Tuesday, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. •  We will announce locations each Sunday night, both here and via Twitter/Instagram @publetters.  PRO TIP: Hotel Bars can … Continue reading

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