Thursday, September 3, 2015

A second 'Always Sunny' bar is on the way

Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson and the gang are going into 1904 Chestnut St.

A second 'Always Sunny' bar is on the way

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Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney shooting a scene in 2007. BONNIE WELLER / Staff Photographer
Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney shooting a scene in 2007. BONNIE WELLER / Staff Photographer

Husband and wife team Rob McEhenney and Kaitlin Olson from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and his band of fellow St. Joe's Prep alumni - who opened Mac's Tavern at 226 Market St. in Old City in 2010 - are opening a second bar and they have cinched the location:

It's 1904 Chestnut St., in the Rittenhouse Square area.

That location, once a Little Pete's diner, more recently devolved into a series of forgettable bars/clubs, including Kokopelli, Pearl and Akoya.

The orange sign was posted in the window Tuesday, March 12.

Details, including timeline, will dribble out soon.

Update: Deal died.

 

Photo: Glenn Howerton, Kaitlin Olson and Rob McElhenney outside the Mac's Tavern in Old City at its 2010 opening. (KRISTON J. BETHEL / Staff photographer)

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