Michael Horne
Taverns

Harp and Shamrock Is a Survivor

The 1885 building on 21st and Wells is sagging, but venerable old bar attracts “Jeopardy!” and trivia lovers.

By - Oct 23rd, 2014 11:26 am
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The 1885 building on 21st and Wells is sagging, but venerable old bar attracts “Jeopardy!” and trivia lovers. Back to the full article.

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0 thoughts on “Taverns: Harp and Shamrock Is a Survivor”

  1. Anonymous says:

    A photobooth jukebox? (Combo?) Can’t wait to try out this bar! I love all the historical background that you provide about these hang-outs!

  2. Anonymous says:

    The Harp is one of the last great true taverns. Spent way too much time there in the 80’s listening to Bernie growl and punch the bar. True aficionados know that a crew of tramp miners-with names like Badger and Suitcase- lived upstairs in the mid 80’s where the only heat was a propane stove and the floor lay at about a 20degree pitch.
    You haven’t lived until you open the Harp at 6AM. As we used to say, “Home is where the Harp is.”

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