Drinking Liberally is a weekly social gathering where progressives talk politics and get to know one another. In Center City Philadelphia, we meet on Tuesday nights at José Pistola's upstairs bar, where there are drink specials from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. And the more we tip the bartender, the more frequently he hands out free dishes of chips and dips. I hope to see you there!
José Pistola's is at 263 South 15th Street (15th and Spruce) in Center City, near the Kimmel Center and the Academy of Music. There's a parking garage across the street, but as filthy liberal hippies naturally we suggest public transit; both SEPTA and PATCO will get you there in two shakes of a lamb's tail.
This week's topic: After our usual three hours of banter, why not stick around for the State of the Union Address, starting at 9:00? We'll be welcoming our co-hosts, the American Constitution Society, the National Lawyers Guild, and Philly for Change. Bring your suggestions for a drinking game, but check your violent rhetoric at the door.
"Come for the beer, stay for the check"