Posts Tagged ‘breweries’

A Saint Guided By Spirits

A Saint Guided By Spirits

April 30, 2013  |  News

In an old horse stable in Kensington, beer brewing history is about to come full circle. Brad Maule talks with Tim Patton from Saint Benjamin Brewing Company about his plans for the site that once belonged to Theo Finkenauer's brewery > more

Gretz Cited For Violations But Demo Not Imminent (Updated)

Gretz Cited For Violations But Demo Not Imminent (Updated)

July 31, 2012  |  Buzz

L&I cites Gretz's owner Tony Rufo with six new code violations, serious enough to warrant a "repair of demolish" notice pasted onto the 19th century brewery > more

St. Christopher's Announces $110 Million Expansion

St. Christopher’s Announces $110 Million Expansion

July 31, 2012  |  Morning Blend

St. Christopher's to invest in children's health, recalibrating the focus on Main Street Manayunk, a new brewery expected in Kensington, looking at the numbers for transit infrastructure and jobs, and keeping up with the GHo water main break debacle > more

The Cheapest Place Of Entertainment In The World

The Cheapest Place Of Entertainment In The World

July 17, 2012  |  Harry K's Encyclopedia

Harry K jumps in his time machine to take us to Callowhill, pre-urban renewal. Far from today's wasteland, the district was a vital connection to the Northern Liberties--and on this one particular block a brilliant lens on this city's history > more

Anything But Sober

Anything But Sober

June 8, 2012  |  Last Light

The 19th century beer barons of Philadelphia built breweries that looked more like castles than factories. For our third and final Beer Week installment, we visit the suitably ornate yet sadly vacant Rieger & Gretz Brewery on Germantown Avenue, which a neighborhood group hopes to put on the Philadelphia Register of Historic Places > more