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By Staff On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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‘Bikers and Babes for Bob’ All-Day Rock Benefit at Fran’s Pub

Fran’s Pub will present “Bikers & Babes for Bob,” an all-day live rock benefit on Sunday, Oct. 23, beginning at noon. On Labor Day, Bob Lilly was in a motorcycle accident which left him with More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, August 26th, 2015
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North X New Hope Music Fest: Two clubs, three days, 36 acts

The North by New Hope Festival III is getting ready for liftoff at John and Peter’s and Fran’s Pub in New Hope Aug. 28-30, and New Hope may never be the same. This year’s event is bigger, badder More...

By Staff On Saturday, August 22nd, 2015
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Man taken into custody Saturday night after fracas at New Hope bar

Instant justice (Photo: Bryan Montgomery) An adult white male was taken into police custody at 9:55 p.m. Saturday night following a disturbance at a South Main Street bar in New Hope. Witnesses at the scene of the More...

By Charlie Sahner On Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Dean Ween Group tour dates approach; Fran’s Pub in New Hope up next

The Dean Ween Group — a self-described rotating cast of characters fronted by Dean Ween (Mickey Melchiondo), renowned guitarist, bass master and formerly 50% of the band Ween — is touring, and their More...

By Charlie Sahner On Friday, November 29th, 2013
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Turkey break: All you can eat crab legs at Fran’s Pub

Yes, many of us love turkey and fixings, and although this author would easily enjoy it weekly, it does pay to cleanse the palate of gobbler now and then. And what better way than unlimited seafood at a reasonable More...

By Ralph Smith On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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New Hope music round up: club scene stays hot even as temps chill down

Von Grey Last weekend I managed to see four bands in two days without traveling more than two miles from the center of New Hope. Had my wallet been larger, my liver smaller, and my hearing better I could have also More...

By Charlie Sahner On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013
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Tumblin’ Dice Dance Band coming to Fran’s Pub in New Hope

The Tumblin’ Dice Band is coming to Fran’s Pub in New Hope for one night only: Saturday, Nov. 16 at 9 p.m. The band says that “we bring you the best in dance music from the past forty years. For More...

By Charlie Sahner On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
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Rockabilly Upheaval at Fran’s Pub in New Hope Oct. 25 & 26

Lanark Records and Fran’s Pub in New Hope are set to turn the town inside out with their first “Rockabilly Upheaval.” The fun starts Friday, Oct. 25 at 9 p.m. with the Gas House Gorillas’ More...

By Charlie Sahner On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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Motorcycle show held at Fran’s Pub in New Hope

Fran’s Pub held its first benefit motorcycle show on Sunday, July 21. All proceeds will go to help returning local veterans, say organizers. The event featured the live musical antics of the Razorbacks. Award More...

By Charlie Sahner On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013
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Fran’s Pub on course to overtake Havana as New Hope’s #1 watering hole?

Fran’s, by smartly connecting two structures and adding live music, has strengthened its position as a dominant South Main Street dining/entertainment spot. Live music is being heard more and more as the casual More...