Gotta Ask: Has A City Ever Needed Beer Week More?

So the mayor's daily itinerary just arrived from his press office and -- oh, sweet relief -- there's no talk of doom and gloom and other budget matters.  He's going to talk this afternoon at the National Constitution Center to some nice folks who run YMCAs.  And then?  What's this at 7:15 p.m.?

Mayor Nutter to Tap First Keg to Start Off the 2nd Annual Philly Beer Week -- Comcast Center Lobby, 17th & JFK Blvd.

Well roll out the barrel.  Here comes Beer Week.  It's enough to make PhillyClout break out in song.

Making your way in City Hall today takes everything you’ve got. Taking a break from budget worries sure would help a lot. Wouldn’t you like to get away? Sometimes you want to go…where everybody knows your name. And the budget’s not so lame. You want to be where people see, the economy’s hard to tame. You want to be where everyone knows your name.  With obvious apologies.