Nikki Volpicelli, on meeting her future ex-husband at the El Bar

Nikki Volpicelli
Favorite Spot: The El Bar – KFN block
Neighborhood: Fishtown, USA
Address: 1356 North Front Street,

I am: Nikki Volpicelli, Editor of the Philly Music Showcase, freelance music writer, night timer
Years in Philly: 6+
Current Home: Fishtown


My Love Note:

I will find my future ex-husband at the El Bar. 
He will be sitting at the end of the bar close to the door that says “no liquor in the backyard.” He will buy me a special. We will be going to the same show at KFN in an hour, but we will have both concluded that it’s more economical to sip here first. 

He will be a part-time musician. A feral cat will walk by in the bar and we’ll talk about that. We will pretend it doesn’t smell like week-old BO in here. We will order a second round before we walk the block to the show, where we will stand next to each other drinking something off of KFN’s $2 Wall of Shame, not talking, just listening. 

We will be the last ones to leave the venue, smoking cigarettes upstairs in the apartment/kitchen. At the end of the night, he will have my number but I won’t take his.

At our wedding, PBR will flow like champagne. Jim Beam shots, too.
Posted on by Emma Fried-Cassorla in Fishtown / Kensington 1 Comment

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