Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Dive bar signs of Philadelphia

Like the fading hand painted signs of Philadelphia many of Philly's oldest bars employ hand painted signage too.

Dive bar signs of Philadelphia


Like the fading hand painted signs of Philadelphia many of Philly’s oldest bars employ hand painted signage too. Fading, but still there, these signs look like they’re from another era—and many of them likely are. Here are some of the most unusual, the oldest, and the funniest from around the city.

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