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March 18, 2009

Name That Bar, Vol. 1

Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the very first Midnight Sun Name That Bar contest!

The game is a simple one indeed: I post a random photo of an unidentified bar, and you identify it.

The first person to guess correctly wins a prize.

Good luck!

(Sun photo by Glenn Fawcett)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 7:45 AM | | Comments (38)
Categories: Name That Bar


mt washington tavern?

Is that Mount Washington Tavern?

Hull Street Blues?


The Mt Washington Tavern

Mt. Washington Tavern?

Is that Ropewalk?

Looks like a lot of other bars, but for some reason it reminds me of the SpeakEasy.

Hull Street Cafe?

Mt Washington Tavern

Mt. Washington Tavern

Mount Washington Tavern.


James Joyce

What is Canton Station, Alex?

Is that Birds of a Feather?

Pauls on Fort Ave?

Owl Bar

Mt Washington Tavern

All I can say is that I hope the answer is not the same as the picture's filename, which is mtwashingtontavernfawcett.

Cos that would be too easy.

Believe that is Friends.

Mt. Washington Tavern

Mt. Washington Tavern


Upstairs at Max's on Broadway


My official vote is: Ale Mary's

It looks a lot like Koopers... and Bad Decisions... and Waterfront... and...

The cash registers give it away :)

Mount Washington Tavern.

Mt Washington Tavern

Mt. Washington Tavern?

Is it Mt Washington Tavern Fawcett? At least that is what it was called when I saved it to my desktop. :)

It's the Mount Washington Tavern

MT Washington Tavern

"All I can say is that I hope the answer is not the same as the picture's filename, which is mtwashingtontavernfawcett.

Cos that would be too easy.




ha! i was right!! but i swear i didn't cheat...the cones on top of the bar were the dead giveaway.

Second place = the first loser.

That is Friends.

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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