Brews Under the Bridges

Beer, food, music, and vendors under the Twin Bridges every third Thursday from now thru September. 

Successful launch of East Falls’ new beer garden by the river. Thanks everyone for coming out for music, tacos, local vendors and beer of course.

We’ve got lots of pics plus great quotes from neighbors, businesses, and community leaders for our recap (on the way) — meanwhile, more video clips from the first spin of this monthly event.

We already dance on bridges, here — now’s our chance to drink under ’em! As reported on, East Falls is getting a pop-up beer garden series on the Schuylkill, starting this Thursday May 18th.

What’s better than beer, wine, & Revolution Tacos? How about local vendor stalls for browsing & shopping? Great opportunities for entrepreneurial Fallsers…

Beer garden operator (and Penn Street resident for 13+ years) Megan Keel is partnering with EFDC on this first-of-its-kind event in the parking lot under the Twin Bridges. Megan — former co-owner of Bishop’s Collar in Fairmount — is creating an outdoor oasis by the river in this special series of outdoor beer gardens every third Thursday from now thru September.

FEATURING:  Revolution Taco 

On Tap:
Rivertowne Jah Mon IPA,
Rivertowne Grateful White Belgian Wit,
Free Will Pilsner.

Rivertowne Hala Kahiki Pineapple Ale,
Epic Los Locos Lager, Epic Tart n’ Juicy Sour IPA.

Megan’s hard at work, constructing the bar, seats, tables, and other features out of recycled packaging: think crates, pallets, spools, etc. With twinkle lights and music, she envisions a casual, welcoming space where neighbors can party with visitors checking out our up & coming neighborhood.

This new beer garden also aims to support the community, as well. A portion of EFDC’s proceeds will go towards a sculptural bike rack for this end of Ridge Avenue, and also, Megan’s offering *FREE VENDOR SPACE* for neighborhood artists, crafters, collectors, clothes horses — you name it.

Hurry to get in on this, we’re pretty sure it’s a limited time offer while the beer garden is growing. Who knows? A flea market operation could be a spin-off business for some enterprising & well-connected neighbor…

First come, first served for a 10 x 10 space (about 14 are available). Interested? Email Lisa Howdyshell to reserve your spot.

Meanwhile, keep your eyes peeled for details — and pics from this Thursday’s inaugural run. We’ll be there with our soft, comfy FALLSER shirts and some other special items for sale, too. Hope to see you!



  1. Wanna know a little history. It looks like my great great great grandfather owned that property in the 1800’s. Wunibald Nagele (Nagel). Also a twin townhouse-type on IQL near the intersection of IQL and Krail (3549 IQL)

  2. I am all for local events, however, the problem with the beer garden is that the bridges amplify the music and I can hear it in my house! It’s not considerate of the neighbors in the surrounding houses, who just want to relax in their homes on a Thursday night, past 10:00!

    • Oh no I hate to hear this. Last night was extra loud, too — final beer garden of the season. I think, also, when it gets dark early like it does now, loud music and crowds etc under the bridges there perhaps seem more intrusive. At least that’s what it felt like to me, walking by. I’m sorry you were disturbed by the noise, and thank you for your comment. Please email EFDC at to lodge a more formal complaint about the beer garden.

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