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Eagles Legend Chuck Bednarik Dead at 89 OR “YOU CAN GET UP NOW TAYLOR, THIS F@#%ING GAME’S OVER!”

EAGLES LEGEND CHUCK BEDNARIK DEAD AT 89 OR “YOU CAN GET UP NOW TAYLOR, THIS F@#%ING GAME’S OVER!” Philadelphia’s Chuck Bednarik celebrates after the Eagles’ 17-13 victory over the Packers in the N.F.L. championship game on Dec. 26, 1960, at Franklin Field. Several years after this game, I was hitchhiking from Avalon, New Jersey to […]

Green Parrot Makes Rukkus Top 100 List

Rukkus Lists Green Parrot in Top 100 Venue List

Rukkus, the online ticket-seller and self-described NYC-based colony of live music junkies has included us in their latest run-down of their favorite live-music venues in America. (see # 33) Coming on the heels of our inclusion in the list of Top Dive Bars in America, we are again both humbled by the props offered and, […]

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St. Patrick’s Day at Sharkey’s Tavern

Another St. Patrick’s Day at The Green Parrot. With that in mind, here’s a shot of a St.Patrick’s Day that’s long gone. This photo was taken either in 1956 or 1957 at Sharkey’s Tavern, my father’s bar, outside Philadelphia.In the foreground, behind the bar, sporting a broad grin, a Hibernian string tie, and some sort […]

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This Weeks Green Parrot Press Release

The music this week seemed so compelling  so eclectic I felt I needed to share this with more than the press corps. Two days with Paul Cebar, then Suenalo, followed by Town Mountain, and then topped off with The Duhks. Throw in a Bill Blue Soundcheck and you’ve abut covered it all. Enjoy! Paul Cebar’s Tomorrow […]

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“Dare To be Dateless on Valentines Day at The Green Parrot “

Tom Robinson, looking more like the antidote for amour than the mythological God of Desire, is pictured here a few years back as our very own Valnetine’s Day Cupid Years back, The Green Parrot, was mentioned in Cosmopolitan magazine as “the home of Key West’s most terminally eligible bachelors,” and I believe many of our […]

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Thanks Again to Bookleggers for Supporting The Green Parrot Little Free Library

I’d like to thank Nathaniel Sandler of Bookleggers, the Miami-based, mobile, pop-up public library. who recently donated a trove of quality books  to The GP Little Free Library. And special thanks to my son Nick and his wife Ingrid who delivered the volumes down to us from Miami. It was during the Bookleggers meet-up on The Green […]

bob marley tribute at the green parrot