Posts Tagged ‘bars and restaurants’

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

Beloved South Street Landmark To Be Demolished And Rebuilt

February 23, 2018  |  News

Charged with the financial burden of a fire-damaged restaurant on South Street, owners of Bridget Foy’s make plans to rebuild. Starr Herr-Cardillo has the story > more

Dusting The Sand Off Of Philly's Tiki Heritage

Dusting The Sand Off Of Philly’s Tiki Heritage

May 21, 2014  |  Vantage

A Tiki bar soon will join in the Frankford Avenue renaissance. That may be Fishtown's first Tiki bar, but as Rachel Hildebrandt explains, it's hardly the first in Philadelphia, where we once had several Tiki bars at once > more

The Smoky Haze Of History At McGlinchey's

The Smoky Haze Of History At McGlinchey’s

December 9, 2013  |  The Shadow Knows

Step into McGlinchey's and step into the bar before time. Or rather, the bar before modern time, when bars were bars. GroJLart scrubs a couple layers of smoke from the walls to find a multi-use history, a mural from an old oil giant, and a design from theater specialists Hoffman-Henon > more

With Johnny Brenda's At 10, A Look Anew At Fishtown

With Johnny Brenda’s At 10, A Look Anew At Fishtown

September 24, 2013  |  Vantage

The time, it does fly. Johnny Brenda's, a benchmark in the rebirth of Fishtown, turns 10 years old this week. Brad Maule, who's spent a good bit of time hosting panels and hoisting pilsners during those years, looks into how JB's has helped effect change in the neighborhood > more

Truth in Advertising

Truth in Advertising

May 4, 2012  |  Last Light

A collection of some of Philly's best bar signs, vintage and otherwise. We bet you haven't seen most of these gems! > more