In recent years, speakeasies have been popping up all over the place and with good reason – these hip bars concentrate on perfecting cocktails, both classic and inventive, and the ambiances takes you back to a simpler time of days gone by.
Men, wax that handlebar ‘stache, and ladies, slap on some red lipstick: the days of Prohibition might be long gone, but inside Philly’s modern-day speakeasies, the spirit of the Roaring Twenties permeates the alcohol.
On National Moonshine Day, Philadelphia Authorities Announce Arrests Of 3 Men For Allegedly Running Illegal Speakeasies
Café Italia, at 1424 Snyder Avenue, and Mediterranean’s of Couth Philly, at 1426 McKean Street, were targeted by authorities as a result of an investigation.
An eastern Pennsylvania man has been convicted of third-degree murder in the shooting death of a Maryland man in a Reading speakeasy almost four years ago.
Police say the victim had wounds to his chest and back, but it was unclear if he was shot or stabbed.
Forget the local dive bar and go where amateur comedians, poets, writers and musicians can steal the stage in Philadelphia.
Not many people think about the Constitution when they sidle up to bar a bar to sip a cocktail, but Prohibition Taproom pays homage to the passing of the 21st Amendment on December 5th, 1933 every day.