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Cards & Letters gettin’ Better n’ Betters

Oh my, we really enjoyed our Publetters session at Tattooed Mom this week: From elegant letters on linen stationery to scrappy illustrated postcards, it was a great Tuesday. We wrote to friends in Brooklyn NY and Brewster MA and Madrid ESPAÑA … 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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Farewell (for a while) to Chestnut Hill

Tonight, take shelter from the (warmish) rain inside the snug confines of McNally’s Tavern, very near the highest point in Philadelphia. We will lay out the pens and stationery and US Postal Service stamps very near to 7 p.m. and go … Continue reading

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We’ll Keep On Writing Letters, That’s One Thing We Shall Do.

Joe BIDEN–you just keep being you, OK?  … is perhaps what it says inside this one, written earlier this week. We didn’t stop there; we wrote to Salcha, AK, for the first time ever, and we didn’t forget about the Tavern … Continue reading

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Let’s climb Chestnut Hill, shall we?

It was a very good October at Local 44, and we had an impressive list of letter (and postcard) destinations to reflect upon:  Vatican City, Bangkok, Sheboygan, Svit, and Upper Darby, to name a very few. We wrote to The Pope (see … Continue reading

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BOO! We’re almost done at Local 44

Each Tuesday at LOCAL 44, we’ve come up with more and more letters, including this one below, that shows love can be a bit scary at times. We scarcely had time to finish our Yards IPA, hand-pumped out of the basement … Continue reading

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Your Words / Our Stamps / This Tuesday

These are some beautiful old stamps, yes? Still, their real meaning doesn’t emerge until they are fastened to an envelope bearing a letter. That’s where you come in (the door of the Grey Lodge Pub, to be exact) on Frankford Avenue.  We … Continue reading

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Ahh, write now, before right now is yesterday!

Thanks for pal Greg B. for the lead to this beautiful photo series on disappearing US Post Offices in the deep South, written + photographed by Rachel Boillot: Click on the photo or the link below to see the whole … Continue reading

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February Marches On!

We survived Valentine’s Day at a packed Doobies Bar! –including some inspired couples from the Rosenbach Museum’s LoveLetters/Publetters collaboration. (The Rosenbach offered a hands-on tour of vintage love letters from the Civil War era and beyond, then directed said visitors towards Doobies so they … Continue reading

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Love Letters/Pub Letters on Valentines Day

Publetters is, as always, every Tuesday in February at DOOBIES BAR. But, on Feb. 14th, Valentines Day, in a special collaboration with the Rosenbach Museum of the Free Library, we are proud to offer LOVE LETTERS / PUB LETTERS.  The Rosenbach will … Continue reading

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