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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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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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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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