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July 24, 2009

According to your votes, Mount Vernon's best neighborhood bar is ...

mount vernon commenters' choice awardsThe Midtown Yacht Club (15 E. Centre St.), hands down!

None of the other bars were even close. But why Midtown?

Well, the barrel of peanuts, the drink prices and friendly crew of regulars all factored into the many votes for this Mount Vernon drinkery.

Congrats, Midtown, for winning the Midnight Sun Commenters' Choice Award!

And, as always, thanks to everybody for voting.

By posting my highly scientific vote-tallying method (pictured), you can see there are no smoke and mirrors and absolutely no possibility of vote-rigging when it comes to the Commenters' Choice Awards.

Here are the runner-ups ...

Brewer's Art scored second place, and third place was a tie between the Mount Vernon Stable (909 N. Charles St.) and Dionysus (8 E. Preston St.).

What neighborhood should we do next? I'm tempted to do something off-beat, like Dundalk or Hamilton or Sharp-Leadenhall.

(Photo of the highly scientific vote-tallying method by me)

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 9:51 AM | | Comments (6)
Categories: Commenters' Choice Awards


Hmmm, off beat? how about Brooklyn / Curtis bay???

That makes me 0-4 as far as attending best neighborhood bars.

I vote Hamilton/Lauraville!

Sharp-Leadenhall has bars? I was under the impression that the best neighborhood bar here was my roof deck.

Cherry Hill!

Duuuh Midtown Rocks b/c of John Hill.

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