Monday, December 27, 2010
Conditions be darned, some places remain open for business.
So, you're sitting at your computer, chatting on Facebook and reading Patch. Now what? You have no desire to dig out your car, but cabin fever is setting in. "I wonder if any place is open today," you think. Well, Sir or Madame, contrary to the weather, there ARE places to go today… and a few workable routes to get there. Surprisingly, many of the side streets that often get ignored for three or four days, have been plowed, at least once. But don't be deceived, driving conditions are still a slip-n-slide adventure. Shurs Lane and Green Lane have been plowed, but should be driven in second gear, as winds are blowing snow back into the street, and residents are shoveling snow into the street as they dig out their cars. But if you …
Friday, October 1, 2010
More places to drain your glass, not your wallet.
In September, we brought you a short list of drink specials in our fair neighborhood with the promise that a more fulsome list was forthcoming. Here's that list, friends: peruse it with gusto, and get your drink on. Entries with an asterisk (*) were found online at Manayunk Nightlife, an awesome compendium of local drink specials and nightlife events in the Roxborough-Manayunk area of the city that we told you about last week. For more comprehensive and up-to-the-minute drink specials, go ahead and pay them a visit. Castle Roxx* Cooper's Brick Oven Wine Bar Derek's Dawson Street Pub East End Tavern* Flat Rock Saloon* Graham's Pub Henry James Saloon Jake's Restaurant and Bar JD McGillicuddy's* Johnny Manana's Liberties US Hotel* Manayunk …
Friday, September 17, 2010
Roxborough-Manayunk Patch's round-up of local drink specials and happy hours. Don't just drink—drink on the cheap.
Want to drain some glasses this weekend, but not your bank account? Here's a list of 10 local bars and restaurants with some nifty drink specials and happy hours. We'll be adding to this list in the near future to account for as many of our area's nearly 50 bars as possible, but for now, just in time for the weekend, here's a sampling: The Adobe Cafe The Bayou Bar and Grill Bourbon Blue Buckets Bar and Grill Cactus Cantina C J & Eck's Kildare's Irish Pub Mad River Parker Pub