The Trestle Inn stands in the shadow of the Reading Viaduct at Callowhill and 11th streets in Philadelphia.
A jubilant Twitter hashtag was transmogrified into a three-dimensional, flesh-and-blood gathering of real people at Friday night's #whyilovephilly party, hosted by hipster haven and whiskey bar The Trestle Inn.
NewsWorks caught up with a couple of the brains behind the brews to see what Philly's fans have been tweeting. Watch the video above to feel the love.
Eric loves living in South Philly and is very happy to be working in public media again as a NewsWorks web producer. Before moving to Philadelphia, he spent some time on the “dark side” producing web content at MTV Networks in New York. Eric did some freelance work for WNYC, but prior to that he lived in Minneapolis and produced websites and email newsletters for many of Minnesota Public Radio’s programs. Highlights from that time include meetings with a barefoot Garrison Keillor in his office, biking around the beautiful lakes of Minneapolis, and eating plenty of cheese curds, corn dogs and pronto pups at the Minnesota State Fair every year. Eric is originally from Michigan and wears his Detroit Tigers cap with pride.
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