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Coming Friday Afternoon……..Gloucester City’s Pub Crawl

By Jack "Bomber" Bennett 

Note: The author is a former resident of Gloucester City and a graduate of Gloucester Catholic High School. Today, Jack resides in Florida

072707_0153_comingfrida1 PUB CRAWL – the act of one or more people drinking in a number of pubs in a single night, normally walking between them.  Wikipedia  

As a kid growing up in Gloucester City in the 50 and 60's, it was always there beckoning to you. You never quite understood what it was, but you could feel it every time you walked down most any street in town. There was always this vibe in the air—a tingling sensation. You couldn't quite put you finger on it, but you knew it was there.  

 Then, one day it suddenly hit you like a bottle of stale beer and you saw it—Gloucester had a tavern on nearly every corner. Some street corners had more than one. Of course, you said to yourself, why hadn't I seen it before. It was so obvious. And with that epiphany came the realization that some day you were going to visit each and every one of them. It was your calling--

to be continued Friday Afternoon  

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