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WINTER-SPRING SCHEDULE is HERE!
Hither, Yon & and Beyond
(Yes, there’s no way to ignore the sad news from Ankara and Brussels; we can only reach out to others, any way we can, and make sure they know we are listening. Words on paper are just a small bit of … Continue reading
Yards Presents PubLetters!
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
Should Valentine’s Day be a MONTH? (discuss)
Valentine’s Day is Saturday–and good luck with all that. We say it’s always best to have an Alternate Plan prepared; call it a Follow-Up if you like. That’s where we come in. Join us on Tuesday, Feb. 17, upstairs at the Standard … Continue reading
Cranking ’em out at the Standard Tap!
Setting a new house record –we bundled up 54 hand-written, sincere letters by evening’s end, in the cozy second floor of the Standard Tap. The fireplace was fully involved, and sweaters wound up draped all over the place as a … Continue reading
PUB LETTERS HOLIDAY TOUR!
We’re taking our show all over town in DECEMBER: 12/2 — DOOBIES BAR, 22 & Lombard. (where Publetters began) 12/9 — STANDARD TAP, 2nd & Poplar. (on their classic 2nd floor) 12/16 — FERGIES PUB, 1214 Sansom Street. (it was 20 years ago … Continue reading
TONIGHT (9/30)–Last Publetters of September
Join us at the Standard Tap tonight for the fourth and final Publetters of September. Trophy Bikes will have a nice selection of postage stamps; Casa Papel will provide fine stationery to write upon and envelopes to stamp. Starts … Continue reading
Publetters turns a second page at the Standard Tap
Letters were heading all over the place after last night’s second Publetters at the Standard Tap. We wrote to California, Portland, Nashville, Alabama and Brooklyn-–and for a first–Northern Ireland, and Uganda! The night’s total was 31 handwritten, sincere (we checked!) letters, all stamped and mailed … Continue reading
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