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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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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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We’re in the home stretch for 2017– at DOOBIES BAR this very DECEMBER

OK, do you really want to be part of the throng who vow to stay more in touch with their friends and relations … in the New Year? Why wait to make a resolution? – take action now and put … Continue reading

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TwoMoreTwosdays at McNally’s…

We  ALMOST  ran out of BATMAN  stamps (RIP Adam West) at yesterday’s PUBLETTERS. But before that happened, we composed, wrote, signed, sealed and stamped letters and postcards to Urbana IL, Huntsville, AL (where your host spent his toddler years catching … Continue reading

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Off to a snappy start in CHESTNUT HILL

We are always happy when someone writes us back, be it friend, or relative or – just this week – Alec Baldwin!  Philly writer and Publetters recidivist GD Hoffman showed us an awesome, personal note he got back from AB, … Continue reading

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CHESTNUT HILL at McNALLY’S !

  Just as it says above, we are back at McNally’s Tavern,  birthplace of ‘The Schmitter” sandwich, a large,  extraordinary assemblage which we think should be eaten before or after writing a letter for reasons of neatness. • • •  Join us, … Continue reading

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WEST PHILLY here we COME.

We will only add that we expect this could, in fact, be a very popular Publetters indeed, so please arrive early at Local 44, and collect your thoughts! As always, thanks to our Sponsors: Yards Brewing, Trophy Bikes, and we must mention the … Continue reading

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Goodbye to 2016, we can certainly say without hesitation…

We may not have felt much love for this passing year, but we shared affection and opinion with our fellows at the last Publetters of the year, in the comfy confines of Doobies Bar, 22nd & Lombard Sts. We wrote … Continue reading

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The Final Publetters of 2016!

Last Tuesday we marked the Publetters-Before-Christmas with a nice stack of handwritten mail.  We reached out to the Naughty (Pauly Shore), the Nice (Frank Ocean), the Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and the Outright Disgusting (Donald Trump) – and of course, to … Continue reading

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