September 1st, 2015
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The transfer window has shut. What are you waiting for America? There’s a moment in every sports fan’s life when you can pin-point when / why / how you picked “your team”.  If you can’t, it means that you didn’t have a choice …because your Dad or your Dad’s Dad likely chose for you. Like […]

July 24th, 2015
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THE SUMMER DRINKS MENU IS OUT  …GO HERE TO WIN A HAPPY HOUR FOR YOUR GROUP!   Summertime memories of my childhood always include Dad, yard work and Coors Light. He loved to get his hands dirty. And in hindsight probably needed a place to go when a house full of 6 kids got as hectic as a […]

July 2nd, 2015
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I get it. You’re old enough to remember Mia Hamm when she was selected to the National team at 15, 90s enough to remember Michelle Akers and her “I used to drink Tab” head of curls and the golden boot in ‘91, and certainly fan enough to remember Brandi Chastain rip her shirt off after the […]

June 24th, 2015
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“If this was the US Men’s Soccer Team, Fadó would have NEVER considered doing something like this”   This was a real complaint from one of our valued customers. We closed one of our pubs to the general public June 16, the night of the USA v Nigeria group round match, because of a private party […]

May 18th, 2015
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For the past month, we have been celebrating extreme beers.  High quality.  High alcohol by volume (abv).  Big beers.  And when talking, sampling and selling such unique -sometimes hard to get- beers, it’s important to take a moment to learn (give thanks!) to the history of the big beer. Because that Cappuccino Chocolate Stout didn’t […]

March 2nd, 2015
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Ever heard of a Hibernophile? No, it’s not some sort of kinky obsession, it’s someone who has a love of Ireland and/or Irish culture.  Now that March is here it’s time once again for people to (re)connect with their Irish roots …no matter how far of an ancestral stretch it actually may be.  The hibernophile, who […]

February 11th, 2015
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From behind the taps, our bartenders bear witness to a lot of interesting people-watching and arguably the dating scene generates the best shift fodder. Without question, I consider these bits of weekly entertainment just a little kick-back  – a morale booster, if you will, during some of those 14 hour shifts. It’s 2015 and dating comes […]

January 30th, 2015
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The St. Baldrick’s Foundation partnership with Fadó Irish Pubs is one of the things I am most proud of about my employer. St Baldrick’s is a non-profit organization that raises money and awareness to fight childhood cancer. Fadó has partnered with the organization since 2002 and (as of THIS WEEK) has raised more than $7 […]

January 14th, 2015
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Time to say what everyone is starting to think: Screw your Resolution.  Of course, if you have resolved to start hitting the gym more often or resolved to be more active in your community, please don’t “screw it”. These are straight-up positive changes. But, if you SWEAR that this is the year to give up […]

December 17th, 2014
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One of my favorite (adopted) holidays of the year is Boxing Day, which is celebrated in the UK, among other places, the day after Christmas. To catch you up, Boxing Day is a secular holiday that dates way back to the Middle Ages. Much of Europe and Canada acknowledge it as a national holiday as […]