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East Falls House Party Rocks Capacity Crowd of All Ages

What a night at Hohenadel House Saturday, October 18th!  Thanks to some last-minute press by “Joe Sixpack” in last Thursday’s Philadelphia Daily News, tickets started selling so quickly we were advised to turn off online sales to prevent a “Fire Marshal” situation.  The packed house included almost 150 partiers — most dressed to the nines– […]

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Walking Tour of Indian Queen Lane: Saturday October 18th

Indian Queen Lane is, hands down, the most historic street in East Falls:   300 years of history in, like, 300 feet. Learn more about this fascinating old Native American footpath appearing on colonist’s maps as early as 1692, when it was the main trail from the Falls to Philadelphia. Download the self-guided tour below, […]

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Harvest Time with German Historical Society 10/14

Culinary & Cultural Preservation: Sauerkraut Workshop & Library Exhibit Tuesday October 14, 2014 at 7 PM Did you know that October is American Archives Month?  It’s a way for libraries and museums to call attention to the unique treasures they hold, as well as the need to properly preserve these artifacts for the enjoyment of […]

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Party Like It’s 1899 with EFHS Saturday OCTOBER 18th

East Falls has quite a hoppy history — we once had at least five breweries in the little “Dutch Hollow” neighborhood around Ridge & Midvale, including John Hohenadel’s Falls Brewery which closed in 1953. It’s been more than half a century since anyone’s tasted a genuine East Falls lager:   Now’s your chance to “sip back” […]

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Success! Hohenadel Beer Pilot Batch

Today’s players: Tom (brewer) Lou Farrell (local chef, historian/archaeologist, craft beer judge, and pickle aficionado) Steve Fillmore (writer, beer geek, and EFHS President) Mission: To taste-test the pilot batch to determine if the combination of the cluster and noble hops evokes the flavor of a historic 19th century maibock beer -and- to make as much […]

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