Can a dive bar have Wi-Fi?
Something to think about next time you nurse a beer at your favoirte dive bar.
Don Russell offers his own definition plus lists some Philadelphia standouts.
And, no, he doesn’t think a self-relfecting dive bar should have a wireless Internet connection.
To me, a dive is a place where the drinks are cheap, the atmosphere is dark and comfortable, and there are absolutely no pretensions of trendiness.
There are no candles in the bathroom, no wi-fi and no cover charge. The TV is tuned to the lottery at 7, and the jukebox has Frank, Bruce and the Stones – but only pre-“Some Girls.”
Shouldn’t there also be a Simpsons Happy Hour (the juke box unplugged and patrons asked to order only during commercials)?