Free Library Trying To Attract ‘Lost’ Age GroupPhiladelphia's dive bars will be the subject of a free program, tonight, at the Free Library of Philadelphia. Two recent books by local authors focus on those institutions and library officials are hoping to attract some younger patrons by having them speak.
Best Philadelphia Dive BarsIf nothing else, Philly is great a blue-collar town. In fact, when my father's father came to South Philly from Italy in 1904, it was a great blue-collar town back then. And as every good student of loca history knows, one of the best blue-collar offerings to this American culture is none other than the dive bar.