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February 19, 2014

The Third Annual Philly Bierfest Returns To The German Society Of Pennsylvania This Saturday, February 22 And Tickets Are Still Available

Ready to raise a liter, Philadelphia? This Saturday, February 22 the German Society of Pennsylvania hosts the third year of Bierfest, a festival to celebrate Pennsylvania’s considerable German brewing heritage. Founded by local beverage authority Marnie Old in support of the Philly Roller Girls, the Brewers of Pennsylvania and the German Society of Pennsylvania, Bierfest [...]

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January 14, 2014

Save The Date: The Third Annual Philly Bierfest Returns To The German Society Of Pennsylvania On Saturday, February 22

Get ready to raise a liter in celebration of local German brewing culture. Philadelphia gets all sudsy on Saturday, February 22 for the German Society of Pennsylvania’s third year of Bierfest, a festival to celebrate Pennsylvania’s considerable German brewing heritage — ever heard of that little neighborhood north of Fairmount dubbed Brewerytown? Founded by local [...]

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February 7, 2013

The Second Annual Bierfest Returns To The German Society Of Pennsylvania Pouring Imported And Local Brews, Saturday, February 23

Saturday, February 23 the second annual Bierfest takes place at The German Society of Pennsylvania in Northern Liberties. Offering a sampling of imported sips from Germany and PA’s top brewers of Weizens, Bocks and Lagers, The Foodery hosts the all day affair in the German Society’s traditional Ratskeller or underground bar. Participating suds suppliers include [...]

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Erica Vanstone, Announcer For The Philly Roller Girls
 

Today’s Philly 101 video features Erica Vanstone, announcer for the Philly Roller Girls, a skater-owned and operated roller derby league and a proud member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association.

There are three local home teams that compete against one another at Philadelphia venues: the Broad Street Butchers, the Heavy Metal Hookers and the Philthy Britches. There are also two travel teams that compete in Philadelphia and travel the country to bout against other travel teams: the Liberty Belles and the Independence Dolls.

Check out the Girls at their next match Saturday, July 14 at the Liacouras Center, their brand hew home.

Watch the video above to see them in action, and learn what announcer Erica wishes you knew more about in Philadelphia.

Note: Erica was the winner of our Philly 101 reader contest!

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Today’s Philly 101 video features Erica Vanstone, announcer for the Philly Roller Girls, a skater-owned and operated roller derby league and a proud member of the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association. There are three local home teams that compete against one another at Philadelphia venues: the Broad Street Butchers, the Heavy Metal Hookers and the [...]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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February 16, 2012

The First Philly Bierfest Set For Saturday, February 25 At The German Society Of Pennsylvania With Beer, Food, Music And More

Philadelphia gets all sudsy next Saturday, February 25 for the German German Society of Pennsylvania’s first-ever Bierfest, a festival to celebrate Pennsylvania’s German brewing heritage (ever heard of that little neighborhood above Fairmount called Brewerytown?) The society has teamed up with local drinks author Marnie Old and the Philly Roller Girls for the event, which [...]

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