Mayfair begins preparation for controversial Shamrock Shuttle [video]

It’s that time of year again. The buses, the drinking, the public urination. The revenue for Frankford Avenue’s many bars and restaurants.

“The elephant in the room,” as Mayfair Civic Association President Joe DeFelice called it at last night’s meeting. It’s all coming back in March when the trio of annual bar-hopping events returns to Mayfair.

The Mayfair, Tacony and Holmesburg civic associations have already met to discuss finding a happier medium for the bars that participate in Shamrock Shuttle and the neighbors that deal with the aftermath.

In a two-plus page letter addressed to Frankford Avenue bar owners, Mayfair Civic Association President Joe DeFelice wrote on behalf of the three civic associations outlining their plans for how to make Shamrock Shuttle a more palatable event for neighbors.

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