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Well. We snagged a BEST of PHILLY!

There it was, in black and white (and red, and purple, etc.). Under Best Geeky Fun, sub-category, Best Fun for Literary Types – was Publetters, “…semi-regular nights in which you pen letters…” Thanks, Philly Mag. Note Well: Publetters is now … Continue reading

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Envelope Optimisation

    Sometimes things go awry at Publetters: a bout of writers’ cramp, a stamp that won’t peel up off the sheet, a leaky fountain pen.  And one grumbles, “Oh, fiddlesticks” and wonders if the whole enterprise is worth it. THEN AN ENVELOPE LIKE … Continue reading

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Dear Cuba… I know it’s been a while, but…

Writing letters is something that President Barack Obama gets. As the New York Times reported, he uses the “10-LAD” (Ten Letters A Day) system, where he reviews 10 letters from Americans and works their messages into his messages and speeches. … Continue reading

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Yards Presents PubLetters!

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Please join us in our first-ever “suburban” Publetters! • • • • • • • At Tired Hands Brew Cafe (it’s free, of course)

We don’t think we’ve gone too suburban, really;  Ardmore , PA is a true small town, and we are very happy to set up our stamps and envelopes and pens inside the Tired Hands Brew Cafe at 16 Ardmore Ave., a … Continue reading

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WOW–PUBLETTERS is ONE!

It was a year ago this month that the idea of pouring words onto a page and beer into a glass gently struck us, as we sat comfortably in Doobies Bar.  Owner Patty Brett encouraged us (Mike McGettigan/trophy bikes, Nestor Torres / … Continue reading

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The Exact Center of June; PUBLETTERS tonight

The nice thing about writing a letter is that you can be as flaky as you want–there are no Google algorithms judging your words, trying to ferret out what ads to show you and so on.  It’s just you, the pen … Continue reading

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Beer Week, have you met Publetters?

Against the roaring backdrop that is the Grey Lodge Pub during Philly Beer Week, Publetters made a quiet, respectable debut, with some 27 letters sent forth; we wrote to little PA towns like Bensalem–and littler PA towns like Freedom and Beaver … Continue reading

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Tonight’s Forecast: Cold Beers and Warm, Blue-Black Ink at the Standard Tap

One of our favorite pubs to write a letter in is the Standard Tap, and we’re there every Tuesday in this suddenly steamy May. Join us from 7:02 p.m. (give or take!) to 9 p.m. (or thereabouts…) to drink a great, … Continue reading

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April Showers at the P.O.P.E.

Traffic jams, chilly rain and falling temps could not stop Publetters’ debut in South Philly at the Pub On Passyunk East.  The first letters were completed and stamped barely 30 minutes in; as we expected, there were two sincere letters … Continue reading

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