Category Archives: Drinking and Writing

WINTER-SPRING SCHEDULE is HERE!

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Where Midtown Village, The Gayborhood and the Via Slackerosa all bump into one another and say, “Sorry, didn’t see you there, dude….!”

Which intersection of course can only be 13th and Pine. Any Tuesday this month, step inside the door at the NE corner and write a letter, or post card or both, at Dirty Frank’s Bar. Concurrent with the above activity, … Continue reading

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Write on in Old ( no ‘e’) City!

Things to know about Publetters, letter-writing and the Victoria Freehouse: • They are neatly tucked away from the rumpus of Old City, on Front St. • You can get to the VFH from almost anywhere via SEPTA/ Patco / Amtrak … Continue reading

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Back in CenterMidtown Village, as we call it–in Fergie’s Pub

FERGIES has NO TV!  It’s convenient to nearly everywhere by transit, bike and horse carriage. You could even try to drive there if you’re into that sort of thing. We snap open our Samsonite “Slim-Line” brief case (filled with stationery … Continue reading

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Let’s write home from school–at Local 44!

Everyone gets a little bit homesick in the fall… sit down in this cozy neighborhood taproom, empty and glass and fill up a page with some words to the folks. They miss you, too! We set out all the stationery … Continue reading

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August… and it’s The BISHOP’S COLLAR!

24th and Fairmount – a most felicitous corner…   – In what realtors have dubbed the “Art Museum Area”, that is also home to THE BISHOP’S COLLAR, a classic neighborhood pub and one of our favorite places to pop open our … Continue reading

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It’s June, and we’re at the VICTORIA FREEHOUSE in Old City on Tuesdays.

For JUNE – empty a glass and fill a page at this classic, “British-informed”, shall we say, pub. •• SO…. BEER WEEK HAS COME AND GONE, But perhaps you have gained a bit more appreciation for the brewers–the men and … 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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