Dansville, NY Photo and info courtesy Jay
After a hearty steak dinner at Jack's Place, belly up to the bar at the
Town Tavern for a cold pint of your favorite brew. With the wheel
and anchor motif, is this place frequented by many sailors? Unlikely.
Dansville is hundreds of miles from the ocean.
Pittsburgh, PA Photo and info courtesy T.H. Lyda
Here is one of Pittsburgh PA's greatest neon signs. Kelly's
Bar is a deco cocktail lounge circa the 30s or 40s and is in the process
of being restored, including the neon.
El Mocambo Tavern
Toronto, Canada Photo courtesy Jay Lin
"Under the neon palms" was an expression heard for many years
until this fall. Famous for the appearance of the Rolling Stones in 1977,
this Toronto landmark closed it's doors for the last time. Hopefully the El Mocambo Tavern sign
will be rescued by an appreciative benefactor.
Johnson City, NY Photo and info courtesy Jay Lin
Again we go to Johnson City NY where we find the Belmar, a very
working-class bar where you can get a cold beer after a tough shift at
Triple S Bar
Eatontown, NJ Photo courtesy Moon Mullins OX-76
If you are ever in the Fort Monmouth area of Eatontown, New Jersey and
need a quick snack or bagged ice for your cooler, Triple S Bar and Liquors is the place. A large, eye-catcher of
a sign in the New Jersey area.
UPDATE 07/01 : The Triple S Bar was torn down about 18 months ago. Many thanks to BGD for this info. 07-01
Ithaca, NY Photo courtesy Jay Lin
Ithaca, New York is the home of Cornell University and multi-colored
roosters. The Chanticleer Lounge is a stop-off on the way to the
NY Photo courtesy Jay Lin
Here's a small bar sign from a tiny place in upstate New York where you
can drink away the small town blues. Check out the marquee on Al's
Lounge as it just over the entranceway.
North Point Tavern
Chambersburg, PA Photo courtesy Moon Mullins OX-76
Have a hot day and need
to stop for a cold one. Then the North Point Tavern is somewhere
to go. Where is it located? How about Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. If you're
not in the area and need a drink, fly in. Fares are cheap these days.