Tag: McGillin’s Old Ale House

Some Tips for the Blue & White Weekend in Ireland

I can’t believe that I completely forgot that a large number of Pennsylvanians will  be  invading (or in some caes already have invaded) Ireland this weekend. Some friends down the shore last weekend mentioned they were going and my cousins texted to rub it in my face late last night. They’re all going for the 2014 Croke

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Bar-B-Que, Art & a Second Round at the Pedal Bar in Philadelphia

I had a very action packed week last week. On the weekend of February 7th, I went to Philadelphia to celebrate my sister’s big 2-5 and then that following Wednesday flew down to Nashville for four days. I’ve basically spent the past two days living either at the gym or outside XC skiing in order

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Running of the Santas Weekend

This past weekend, I participated in #2 on my list of “5 Very Pennsylvanian Holiday Ideas”, Running With the Santas, a Santa Clause-themed barcrawl and party held annually in Philadelphia. Running of the Santas began in Manayunk in 1998 and is an annual event where participants dress up like Santa and at a given time, run from a

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Philadelphia City Pass

If I don’t go out Friday nights I’m normally up by 8:00  or 9:00 Saturday mornings.  It’s partially because work has rid me of the ability to sleep in, partially because I feel like I”m missing out on the day, and partially because over the years I’ve been conditioned to function with very little shut eye.   Waking up

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Philly Irish Bar Crawl

This past fall, three college friends and I got tickets to Dropkick Murphy’s “Sham Rock N’ Roll  Tour”, a mini Irish musical festival with Dropkick as the headlining act.   The concert was on a Sunday night at 5:00 at the Electric Factory in Philadelphia.   Never ones to go to a show sober (especially an Irish

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