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A week in pubs: w/c 26 April 2010

Pub visits this week: 9 As well as the usual places, this week Get to the pub.com has taken in a few pubs in St Albans. This place is the home, as Crap Towns memorably put it, of “malevolent stockbrokers in Porsches”. But it’s also the HQ of Camra and one of those places that … Continue reading

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A week in pubs: w/c 19 April 2010

Pub visits this week: 9 Two interesting related things happened at Get to the pub.com this week. One was the unexpected opening of the closest pub to my house, the Old Heavygate Inn, which had shut up shop twice in the past year (see Saturday’s entry below). The other was receiving a promotional email from … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 22 March 2010

Pub visits this week: 7 Lunch, dinner, waiting for trains. Meeting after trains. Watching bands playing in a pub. A pint between watching bands playing in a tea shop. A rest after shopping and a family meal. This week goes to prove that there is no end of things you can do with a pub … Continue reading

A week in pubs: w/c 22 February 2010

Pub visits this week: 11 When is a pub not a pub? This week Get to the pub.com tiptoes through a minefield of taxonomy in deciding whether to include such premises as dedicated live music venues (as opposed to pubs that put bands on, which is where I usually see live music). In the end … Continue reading