North Philly Notes

This week in North Philly Notes, Bill Double, author of Charles E. Hires and the Drink that Wowed a Nation, writes about his passion for Hires Root Beer.  Whether a frosty mug at a Stewarts’ drive-in or the ...

A Passion Reignited

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Co-editor Nathanial Popkin will be hosting a Launch party for Who Will Speak for America? at Creperie Beau Monde & L'Etage. The party will also be a fundraiser for SPLC.

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On June 5, Philadelphia magazine published "10 Things You Might Not Know about Root Beer Magnate Charles Hires"

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