| Aug 30, 2011
| 9:55 AM
At 10 p.m. on a recent Thursday night, Red Maple, the lounge in Mount Vernon, was as quiet as an Old West movie town before a gunfight. Even the tumbleweeds were away, possibly pre-gaming somewhere else.
Then, at 10:30 p.m. on the dot, like Daniel...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 6:55 AM
When the Canton bar Clutch closed this spring, few mourned its passing. Some neighbors had complained the bar had been to rowdy for the area, but mainly, the news seemed to have been greeted with a shrug.
The bar, which confidently called itself...
| Sep 24, 2011
| 2:19 PM
For decades, National Premium has been a hazy, distant memory. Stored-away memorabilia and faded beer ads were all that remained of its once-storied legacy.
That may change next year. Tim Miller, an Easton real estate agent, has acquired the trademark...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:54 AM
MaGerk's in Federal Hill has a reputation. If we're being charitable, we could say it's a sports bar for young people. More accurately, it can be referred to as meat-heat central — especially upstairs.
But that reputation obscures the fact that...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 4:14 AM
Mount Vernon is teeming with lounges and bars that cater to young professionals.
The stretch of Eager Street between Charles and Cathedral has Eden's Lounge and City Cafe. Right around the corner, there's Red Maple. And now, there's E-Villa, which has...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Thursday might not be the best time to go to a bar to watch the Ravens. It's a home game, and it's Thanksgiving. You'll be hard-pressed to find many drink specials.
In South Baltimore, the Irish pub Delia Foley's is offering the next best thing: cheap...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Beer cheese soup is a classic Midwestern recipe, but a lot of things can go wrong when making it. (Greasy blobs of cheddar, anyone?) Thankfully, I discovered a little trick that will guarantee that your next batch is silky, creamy...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 11:40 AM
With plans to increase production in Pottsville, D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. has decided to turn its former ice cream factory in the city into an industrial waste water pretreatment plant for the brewery, according to Robert Seaman Jr., plant manager at the...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:50 PM
Banko Beverage Co. officials felt bottled up in the company's current space at 2124 Hanover Ave. in Allentown.
The beer distributor, which has been in the 80,000-square-foot facility since the 1960s, was looking to expand its product lines, in particular...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The postal service will bring Amazon packages on Sundays to shoppers' doors in the Los Angeles and New York metropolitan areas at no extra charge ... Unions protest Yuengling's stance on labor ... Here's a story for foodies: Beef industry markets more...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 4:47 PM
More than 400 labor union representatives marched in Pottsville Saturday against union-busting right-to-work laws, which Pottsville beermaker Dick Yuengling is said to support.
About 20 unions were represented at the rally outside the Schuylkill...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:50 PM
FIRST FROST TRAIN MEET
1 Train enthusiasts, assemble! Allentown Train Meet Associates holds its First Frost Train Meet 9 a.m.to 4 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Agri-Plex at the Allentown Fairgrounds.
The event features 625 tables of all...