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Here’s all the news from the old site up to April 1, 2011. For historical sake.

  • March 30, 2011 – We got our news working again, check back for updates!!
  • December 31, 2010 – New Years Day Hours: 5pm – 2am. Sunday Jan 2nd, Closed. Have a safe and Happy New Years!
  • December 26, 2010Alert – Change in schedule! We are open Sunday (Boxing Day) despite the snow, to watch some footie. Games start at 10am!!
  • December 21, 2010 – Christmas Weekend Hours
    Christmas Eve – 11am – 5pm
    Christmas Day – CLOSED
    BOXING Day – CLOSED
    Monday Dec 27th – 11am (normal hours)
  • November 25, 2010 – Happy Thanksgivings Yanks!! We are closed today, but will be back at 4pm Friday!! Still open for lunch Saturday and Brunch Sunday.
  • November 17, 2010 – Poker Final Thursday night! 24 points qualified! No games next week, and only Tuesday night throughout December.
  • November 14, 2010Alert – Penny Lane is CLOSED today due to a power outage downtown!
  • October 16, 2010Alert – Sunday 8am opening for the Merseyside Derby! Liverpool and Everton KO @ 8:30am on FSP.
  • September 30, 2010 – Annual Oktoberfest 5K is this Saturday. Penny Lane is one of the launching points, but also a great “resting” spot on the run/walk/crawl.
  • September 23, 2010 – We will be open for the 10am Liverpool game this Saturday!! Please let it be a win…..
  • September 17, 2010 – because of the rival games. Man Utd vs Liverpool and NE Patriots vs NY Jets!
  • September 15, 2010 – This Sunday, September 19th. Extended hours and specials!! Penny Pint tokens given out all day, $2 Mimosa and Bloodys, $.50 wings and of course English Breakfast served all day!! Why?
  • September 10, 2010 – Reminder that we are open early Saturday and Sunday. We are also going to stay open for the beginning of the NFL season! See you there.
  • August 30, 2010Alert – Labor day weekend hours: CLOSED SAT – MON. Have a great weekend and see you Tuesday.
  • August 28, 2010 – Congrats to Greg for winning the Summer Penny Lane Poker Tournament and taking home $400 cash!! Next tournament starts September 7th.
  • August 13, 2010 – Special Weekend hours for EPL Season: Saturday open at 10am and Sunday open at 10am.
  • July 26, 2010Alert – Karaoke is canceled tonight! Regrettably, Jason (our beloved DJ) lost a family member last night. We will be back next Monday with the Music!
  • July 26, 2010Alert – Karaoke is canceled tonight! Regrettably, Jason (our beloved DJ) lost a family member last night. We will be back next Monday with the Music!
  • July 9, 2010 – WORLD CUP FINAL – Sunday, July 11th Doors Open at 12 noon! First Come, First Served so get here early!Team Themed Food & Drink Specials!
  • July 3, 2010 – Penny Lane will be Closed on Sunday and Monday (July 4th and 5th) as recovery days from the World Cup. AND to prep for the Semi-Finals and Final game next week. See you then!!
  • June 25, 2010 – USA and ENGLAND both move on and we get to celebrate at Penny Lane Pub all weekend. Please join us for USA v Ghana on Saturday 2pm and England v Germany Sunday 10am (doors open at 8:30am). Come for the Uruguay v S. Korea Sat and stay for the U.S. game to ensure a good spot. Good Luck Lads!!
  • June 21, 2010 – Update on hours: Starting June 22nd Penny Lane will be open at 9am for World Cup Matches. Except for WEDNESDAY when the doors open at 8AM for U.S.A. and England matches. Stay tuned to any further changes WHEN not IF both teams make it to the next round.
  • June 14, 2010 – Thanks to all that heeded our warning to get here early for the big England USA game! Sorry for all that we could not accommodate. The passion and excitement was electric throughout the Pub. What a great way to start off the World Cup! Thanks to all the football fans that made it such a memorable event!
  • June 8, 2010Event – We will be open this Friday at 9am for the Kick Off to the World Cup. Wes McElroy from AM910 will be broadcasting from the Pub in the morning and hanging out for the games, raising awareness about D.A.D.’s day. (Dollars Against Diabetes) Everyone wearing an official WC jersey will receive 25% off your food order! Come celebrate the beautiful game at Richmond’s premier Soccer/Football bar.
  • June 4, 2010Alert – Only one week left!! Don’t forget that we will be open at 7am for every early match during the 1st round of the World Cup. We will have a breakfast menu along with drink specials as well.
  • May 24, 2010Alert – Hours for Memorial Weekend; Closed SAT-MON. Have a fun and safe weekend.
  • May 19, 2010 – This Saturday, May 22nd Champions League Final @ 2:30pm. We will be open for lunch at noon! Last bit of footie before the World Cup!
  • May 13, 2010 – F.A. Cup Final. Saturday May 15th at 10am. Chelsea trying to do the double, can Portsmouth stop them? Have a pint and an English breakfast and find out with some friends. Doors open at 9am.
  • May 12, 2010 – Less then 30 days to the World Cup!!
  • May 6, 2010 – Happy Mothers Day wishes to all Mums this weekend!
  • April 26, 2010Event – Sunday morning, 8am (May 2), Chelsea v Liverpool for Cheslea’s last chance for the Premiership. English breakfast will be available. Will it be Chelsea Joe victorious or the O’Neill clan?
  • March 24, 2010Alert – Poker Final this Thursday at 7pm. If you had more than 25 points, you are invited. Over $1000 in prizes are up for grabs. Also, there is NO poker Tuesday, March 30th. The new tournament starts up Thursday April 1st.
  • March 17, 2010Event – This Sunday, Manchester United vs Liverpool. Kickoff at 9:30am. Breakfast served. The Reds last stand. Get a head start on the Irish Festival at Penny Lane!
  • March 16, 2010Alert – There will not be Trivia on Wednesday!! It’s ST PATRICK’S DAY. Come celebrate with the O’Neills-the first Kings of Ireland- with special menu and green fun for everyone.
  • February 18, 2010 – Schedule update: The Pub will be open Sunday 21st and Sunday 28th for football. Liverpool v City this weekend and Carling Cup Final next (plus Liverpool v Blackburn) Games are at 10am, doors open at 9am and English Breakfast served.
  • February 9, 2010Event – VALENTINE’S DAY – Open Sunday from 5pm-10pm for Valentine’s Day. Buy 2 Entree Items and receive a free Valentine’s Dessert for two! (while it lasts)
    Call us to make reservations!
  • February 6, 2010Alert – Due to this pain in the *ss weather, Penny Lane will be closed Saturday and Sunday. Should be back to normal business Monday.
  • February 1, 2010 – Penny Lane is open for business, regular hours. However Monday night trivia and Karaoke are canceled but will be back next week.
  • January 30, 2010Alert – Due to inclement weather, Penny Lane will be CLOSED Saturday and Sunday. Enjoy the snow and be safe everyone. See you on Monday.
  • January 28, 2010 – Weather pending, Penny Lane will be open this Sunday Morning for the Arsenal v Man Utd match. Also, 4pm Saturday will be the re-airing of Liverpool v Bolton
  • December 30, 2009 – Don’t forget Thursday night 2 New Year’s Eve celebrations at Penny Lane, 7pm for the Brits and Midnight for the Yanks. Bagpipes and Liverpool Kisses for all!!
  • December 19, 2009Alert – CLOSED SATURDAY DUE TO WEATHER – Sorry folks…stay in and stay warm. See you on Monday!
  • December 16, 2009 – Holiday hours: Penny Lane will be closed Christmas and Boxing Day 25th – 27th. Open Monday regular hours. Also we will give last call at 5pm on Christmas Eve. Happy Holidays!
  • December 7, 2009Event – Doors are open this Saturday and Sunday for EPL. Liverpool v Arsenal at 11am and Man Utd v Aston Villa at 12:30. 4 of the top 5 errrr top 7 teams playing. Should be fun!
  • November 30, 2009Alert – Smoking Ban – Effective Monday, Nov. 30th the downstairs bar and dining room will be non smoking.
    BUT….We still have a smoking area available for lunch and dinner along with our patio! See you soon!
  • November 20, 2009 – Happy Thanksgiving! Penny Lane will be Closed Thursday and open 5pm Friday and Saturday.
  • November 17, 2009Event – 7:30pm Wednesday, Nov. 18th – Double prize night for Pub Trivia. Seats are limited so get here early!
  • November 17, 2009Event – 7pm Thursday, Nov. 19th – Poker Final Table! come support your friends if you didn’t qualify! As always over $700 in prizes up for grabs.
  • November 10, 2009Event – Open early at 9:30am on Sat. Nov. 14th for Soccer.
    10am – USA v Slovakia
    11am – Russia v. Slovania
    12noon – Brazil v England
  • November 4, 2009Event – Sunday November 8th, 11am: Chelsea vs Manchester United. Top of the Table is up for grabs! Doors open at 10am, Breakfast will be served.
  • November 3, 2009 – Great Halloween Party, hopefully some (appropriate) pictures will be up soon.
  • October 30, 2009 – Saturday hours: 10am (Liverpool v Fulham on Setanta) to 2am (no fall back extra hour – sorry)
  • October 22, 2009Event – Join us for Halloween! See our flyer: Halloween 2009!
  • October 21, 2009Event – Sunday 25th – Liverpool v Manchester United 9:00am. English Breakfast served.
  • October 9, 2009 – Penny Lane Will Be CLOSED for Lunch ONLY on Monday, October 12th for Columbus Day. We will be open Monday afternoon at 4pm and back open at 11am on Tuesday!
  • September 30, 2009Alert – Penny Lane will be open extended hours this weekend. Saturday, open from 11am – 2am for the 2009 OK5K – The Oktoberfest 5K run/walk/drink. It is a lot of fun and your chance to legally run around Richmond intoxicated. (not really) Check out www.OK5K.org for details.
  • September 30, 2009Alert – Sunday, open at 10am for Liverpool v Chelsea @ 11am. Come and have a big English Breakfast and root for the Reds or the Blues.
  • September 19, 2009Event – September 24th, our good friend Arther Guinness wants you to celebrate 250 years of his remarkable stout. Come in the pub and try the limited anniversary stout – being poured all week long.
  • September 11, 2009Alert – Saturday; open all day for the EPL matches. Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal all on at 10am. Man Utd and Spurs at 12:15pm.
  • September 8, 2009 – World cup Qualifiers all day and night at the Pub!! Get your international footie fix before the American version gets going this weekend.
  • September 2, 2009Alert – Holiday hours: SAT – MON, Penny Lane Pub will be CLOSED. Please have a safe and fun weekend. (Sorry we will not be open to enjoy the footie on Saturday. Go England and USA!)
  • September 1, 2009 – Thanks to everyone that came to celebrate our 30th Anniversary in August. I hope you enjoyed the specials, it was our pleasure!!
  • August 28, 2009Event – Opening up bright and early Saturday!! 9am!! Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs all in action and at 12:15pm the big match between Man Utd v Arsenal.
  • August 24, 2009 – Congratulations to our first $100 winners; Liliana and John. Stay tuned for the 3rd winner later this week.
  • August 11, 2009Event – Soccer (AKA Football) is back, Premier League style this weekend. The pub will be open at 11am Saturday for the Arsenal v Everton (among others)and Sunday at 10am for the return of the Reds against Spurs. And since no team has a healthy center back, I predict the score to be in 4-4 range.
  • August 10, 2009Event – USA v Mexico 4pm Wednesday. It will be on at the Lane despite the fact England v Holland will be on simultaneously. Speaking Spanish might be a bonus.
  • August 3, 2009Event – Charity Shield: Man Utd v. Chelsea 10am Sunday, August 9th. English Breakfast served. Kickoff to the Premier League Season. Yea, footie.
  • July 27, 2009Event – Penny Lane pub is 30 years old. And to celebrate, we are having menu roll back specials for the entire month of August. Look for $3 pints on some of your favourites and $4.95 Fish and Chips. Thanks for making Penny Lane a Richmond favorite for 3 decades.
  • July 23, 2009Alert – A sad day at Penny Lane, Paul (our beloved daytime bartender) is moving on. Please come in this Friday and wish him well on is future endeavors. YNWA and you’ll be missed.
  • July 15, 2009Event – Happy Birthday Scouse!! Today is Sir Terry O Neills day of birth. Ask how old he is and risk a Liverpool Kiss!! Luv ya!
  • June 30, 2009Alert – July 4th Weekend Hours
    We will be CLOSED Saturday, July 4th for the Holiday.
    We will re-open Monday, July 6th at 11am
  • June 24, 2009Event – Confederations Cup Final. Come Support the USA in the final this Sunday. Doors open at noon. Drink specials for all in USA jerseys. 2 – 0 over Spain!?! Still in shock…
  • June 10, 2009 – A new and improved photo gallery has been added which will make it easier to add photos to the pub. Check it out at HERE.
  • June 9, 2009Alert – PENNY LANE IS NOT FOR LEASE!! There are offices on the top floors of the building that we are located in that are for lease. There have been many inquiries and Penny Lane Pub is NOT moving!!
  • June 5, 2009 – Our hero, Terence, on TV again! Channel 12′s Future of the John Marshall
  • June 4, 2009 – Check out Terence on TV! Future of the John Marshall
  • June 2, 2009 – Check in with the bartenders for World Cup Qualifiers on TV this month.
  • June 2, 2009 – Penny Lane Texas Hold Em Spring tournament is almost over. The Final is this Thursday and over $700 is cash and prizes is up for grabs, including the famous $2 “U call it” Mug!!
  • May 28, 2009Event – We will open at 9am on Saturday May 30 for the FA Cup Final – Chelsea v Everton. Game on at 10am. Breakfast will be served.
  • May 22, 2009Alert – Memorial Day Weekend Hours
    CLOSED Saturday through Monday
    Will re-open Tuesday at 11am
    Enjoy the weekend!
  • May 16, 2009Alert – We will be opening this Saturday, May 16th at 11am for lunch! All you VCU Grads, swing by and celebrate with us!
  • May 8, 2009Event – Penny Lane Pub is proud to help out “Art on Wheels” a group that helps bring art education to organizations all over the city! Andrea and Kevin are looking to have 2000 people donate $2.00 this Friday, May 8th! Although we know all 2000 won’t come here, you can do your part!
    All day on Friday you can receive $4.00 OFF an order of Fish n’ Chips with your donation!!!
    Please come by and see us on Friday to help out this worthy local cause!!!
  • April 16, 2009Event – F.A. CUP Semi-finals. Extended hours this weekend. Saturday 11am open and Sunday 10am.
  • March 27, 2009Event – We will open at noon on Saturday, March 28, for World Cup Qualifying. Come join us!
  • March 20, 2009Event – Congrats to Lisa and George. Winners in Penny Lane Texas Hold ‘em tournaments. Lisa Walked away with $250 and the title of the 1st champion of the Richmond Poker League (c/o Baja Bean). George grabbed $400 as he beat the owner of the way to the 1st place 2 nights later. Come play every Tues/Thurs at 7pm.
  • March 17, 2009Event – Happy St. Patrick’s Day !! Come have a proper Irish meal and Pint with the first Kings of Ireland, the ONeills.
  • March 12, 2009Alert – We will open at 8am on Saturday May 14th for the Liverpool, Man U game! English breakfast will be served.
  • March 6, 2009Alert – CAA tournament Weekend hours. Saturday 11am – 2am; Sunday Noon – 5pm. George Mason Patriots will once again take over Penny Lane for the Weekend. Good Luck!!
  • March 2, 2009Alert – Snow Day!! Penny Lane will be closing early today, Monday March 2nd. There will be no Trivia or Karaoke. Please call for exact times.
  • February 26, 2009 – We now have Twitter, come follow us! www.twitter.com/pennylanepub.
  • February 25, 2009Event – Carling Cup Final: Man U vs Spurs this Sunday at 10am. Doors open at 9 and English breakfast will be served.
  • January 31, 2009 – We will be opened tomorrow from 10 until about 2pm for the Chelsea v Liverpool game. English breakfast will be available.
  • January 27, 2009Event – Chelsea versus Liverpool 11am Sunday Feb 1st. Yes we are open again for the big Sunday game (and I’m not talking about the Superbowl) English Breakfast and Joe bar tending, what more do you want?
  • January 26, 2009Event – Monday night Trivia begins tonight. Now you can test your knowledge 2 night a week. Starts at 7:30pm get in early and get a seat.
  • January 24, 2009Event – FA Cup: Local derby – Licerpool v Everton 11am – English Beakfast served
  • January 12, 2009Event – Wednesday January 21st at 6:30 Penny Lane will have live Music. Help us start a new year tradition of bringing music back to Penny Lane. (Beatles covers might be heard)
  • January 8, 2009Event – This Sunday, January 11, we will open at 10am for Man U v Chelsea. Wear your black or blue in support of your team. English breakfast will be served.
  • December 27, 2008Check out our specials for New Years Eve!
  • December 18, 2008Event – Special opening 11am – 1pm Sunday December 20th. Why? LIVERPOOL v arsenal. Take a break from holiday shopping and enjoy some footie and English Breakfast.
  • December 15, 2008Event – updates: Poker will resume normal times (Tuesday and Thursday at 7pm) starting January 6th. Trivia will NOT be held on Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. It will resume Wednesday January 7th.
  • December 15, 2008Event – Boxing Day (December 26th) Soccer Schedule: 10 A.M. Liverpool vs Bolton; 10am Manchester City vs Hull City; 12:30pm Aston Villa vs Arsenal. Come on in and enjoy some footie!
  • December 13, 2008Alert – December Holiday Hours: Christmas Eve (12/24) 11am-7pm (Give Santa a chance!), Christmas Day – closed. Friday, December 26th (Boxing Day), we will open at 10am for soccer! Saturday, 12/27 – regular hours (4pm-2am). Closed New Years Day (national day of recovery). Have a safe and happy holidays!
  • November 24, 2008Alert – Holiday Hours – the Pub will be closed Thursday (Thanksgiving) but will open at 5pm Friday. Saturday will be normal – 4pm opening.Poker is done for the rest of the year. The first Thursday in January we will begin again.

    Happy Holidays!

  • November 17, 2008Event – Penny Lane Pub’s Texas Hold ‘Em tournament Championship night is this Thursday. Tuesday is the last chance to qualify for over $500 in cash and prizes.
  • October 31, 2008EventHalloween Costume Party and Contest! Come join us tonight. Prizes for Best Female, Best Male, and Most Original. Judging at 11pm (must be present to win).
  • October 31, 2008 – Power is out at Penny Lane!! Downtown is having a early Halloween Trick played on it and several areas are with out power (including traffic lights, so be careful) We are closed until we get power. Hopefully around 4pm. Please call ahead and make sure we are up and running.
  • August 25, 2008Event – Bartender Joe is back from his vacation. So please come in any Monday or Tuesday night so he can show you all the pictures and tell you all about it in his charming London accent.
  • August 23, 2008Alert – LABOR DAY WEEKEND HOURS: Closed Saturday, August 30th – Monday September 1st. Open Regular hours on Tuesday.
  • August 22, 2008Alert – Penny Lanes Texas Hold em Championship was last night and a great time was had by all. Especially the finalists that left with some of the $1000 in cash and prizes that was given out. Come join us for our Fall Tournament starting Thursday Sept 11th. Eric and Terence will be taking a week off, so there will be no poker Aug 26th and 28th.
  • August 16, 2008Event – English Premier League is back!! Penny Lane will be open at Noon this Saturday for 1st day action when Liverpool begins its quest for yet another 4th place finish against Sunderland. Please Join us and bring your jerseys.
  • July 1, 2008Alert – Terry says to tell all the Yanks, Have a Happy and Safe 4th. The Pub will be closed July 4-July 6 (Friday through Sunday). He did mumble something about a rematch…
  • June 5, 2008Event – We will be open for all the Euro 2008 matches this June. See the full schedule here.
  • May 21, 2008Event – Join us for the Champions League Final! 2:45pm, Chelsea versus Man U!
  • March 18, 2008Event – The Pub will open at 9am, Sunday March 23 for the ManU/Liverpool and Chelsea/Arsenal games. Come support your favorite teams!
  • March 4, 2008Event – CAA Tournament March 7th-10th. Celebrate March Madness at Penny Lane when George Mason again invades the Pub forces Terry to wear green and gold wigs. We will be open all day Saturday and Sunday for the game.
  • February 15, 2008 – Check out the C-N-B-Seen section for a link to pics from the recent Liverpool v Chelsea game. Yep, people get up at 8am on a Sunday for something besides golf!
  • February 1, 2008Alert – Join us for Man U/Man City and Chelsea/Liverpool this Sunday (2/10/2008)! Open at 8am. Breakfast will be available.
  • January 30, 2008Event – Pub Trivia is back! Wednesdays at 7:30pm. Sign your team up at 7pm.
  • January 15, 2008Alert – Check out the NEW MENU!
  • December 26, 2007Event – We have a special menu for New Years Eve! Check it out and stop by the Pub for our annual celebration!
  • December 20, 2007Alert – For Christmas, we will be closed Christmas Eve (Monday) and Christmas Day (Tuesday) and reopen the 26th (Boxing Day) at our normal time. Happy Holidays!
  • November 20, 2007Alert – Thanksgiving we will be closed and opening at 5pm on the Friday and Saturday after. Happy Thanksgiving!
  • November 9, 2007 – Come try a couple of new Beers on draft at the Upstairs Bar. Grolsh Lager and Tetley’s English Ale
  • November 5, 2007Alert – Private party alert! Poker will be canceled this week (Tue and Thur) for private parties in the Pool room. Congratulations to Jon for winning the Final Texas Hold’em Tournament, and buying a round with his winnings, classy move!!
  • November 1, 2007Event – Poker Night!! Today is the Championship at the Lane for the final tournament of the year. 30 competitors are in (and Terence) and will be playing for over $500 in prizes!! Of course, for free!! Come and check out the action and play in a side game. Be sure to join us for the next tournament starting January 4th!
  • October 31, 2007 – Happy Halloween, come on in for a special or a trick!
  • October 1, 2007Event – Open Mic is back at Penny Lane. Every Wednesday night at 9pm, Richmond’s budding musicians show off their talent, or at least their instruments. Come join the fun, on stage or in the crowd!!
  • August 29, 2007Alert – Ah, we approach the end of summer. One last chance for all of us to enjoy family and friends. As such, the Pub will be closed Saturday September 1 through Monday September 3. Enjoy the holidays. Come back and see us on the 4th!
  • July 23, 2007Alert – He’s here! 8 pounds and a boy. More details to follow. Congrats Terence and Lisa! Pics coming soon!
  • June 10, 2007Event – Encore performance for Holly at Penny Lane. For one night only, Holly is back manning the upstairs bar this Friday night, June 15th. If you missed you chance to say goodbye before, here is your chance – and this time we have A.C.
  • May 25, 2007Alert – We will be closed Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (May 26-28) for the Memorial Day weekend. Be safe and we will see you Tuesday, May 29.
  • May 6, 2007Alert – Only one week of Holly left. Yes, your favorite upstairs bartender is leaving Penny Lane and graduating VCU and entering the “real world.” We will all miss her, so come down and offer your worldly advice (and tips) Good Luck Holly, don’t be a stranger.
  • April 17, 2007 – “Today we are all Hokies.” We offer our thoughts and prayers to all effected by this terrible tragedy.
  • April 4, 2007Event – Come join us early this Saturday (3pm opening) for DC United at Denver! Come join other DC United fans at the best pub in Richmond!
  • March 22, 2007Alert – 2007 WINTER POKER CHAMPION – Eric Smith. Eric took home the $450 grand prize(but gentlemanly split it with the runner-up, Stacie) The other Eric took home the lifesize Guinness Poster after bitterly crashing out in third. Smith was just keeping it in the family as his older brother has won twice before. Come by an play some hold ‘em in our new Spring tourament starting in April.
  • March 19, 2007 – Whew..I’m glad we had Sunday off after St Patrick’s Day. Thanks for everyone that came by and made it such a great time. See you at the Irish festival next weekend, by then my body should be able to handle whisky again.
  • March 8, 2007Alert – Special Hours for St. Patrick’s Day! We will be opening early at 11am on the 17th – Saturday. Unfortunately, the State still requires we close at 2 am.
  • February 27, 2007Alert – CAA tournament at the Richmond Coliseum March 2 – 5. Penny Lane will have extended hours: Saturday 11am – 2am and Sunday 1pm – 5pm.
  • February 24, 2007Event – Happy birthday Tom/Charles/Chas…
  • January 29, 2007Alert – We would appreciate the return of the plaque from the front door, at this point no questions asked – but not for long.
  • January 18, 2007Event – We’re starting a Pool League on Wednesday Nights, sign up is on Wednesday January 24 and play begins January 31. Right click and download the flyer here!
  • December 18, 2006 – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! Update for those wanting to visit the pub. We will be closed on Christmas day and Boxing Day(Monday and Tuesday) Sorry but no Karaoke, Open Mic or Poker that week. We will open 6pm till we can’t dance no more and the Liverpool Kisses dry up on New Years Eve. Hungove–i mean closed on the 1st. Poker resumes on the 4th and Open Mic, Karaoke return to their respective Wed and Mon nights. Thanks and be safe.
  • November 23, 2006 – HAPPY THANKSGIVING! The pub will be closed Thanksgiving Day but will be open at 4pm on Friday and Saturday. Enjoy your Turkey!
  • August 28, 2006Alert – Just a reminder – Labor Day coming up. Saturday , Sunday and Monday, September 2-4, the pub will be closed.
  • July 22, 2006 – Don’t fret soccer/football fans, the World Cup is over, but the EPL starts next month. Check out this great link if you are new to the game and need a team to root for. http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=simmons/060719
  • July 20, 2006 – Whew, the World Cup is over. Thanks for everyone that helped make Penny Lane THE place to watch all the games in Richmond. We will have pictures of some of the great fans that were here supporting their teams up soon. Please check them out and see if you made it!!
  • June 25, 2006Event – ENGLAND ARE THROUGH!! 1st round of the World Cup is done. We lost the USA, but England are looking strong and have made the Quarterfinals. Join us July 1st, Saturday morning at 11am when The Three Lions take on Portugal.
  • May 26, 2006EventIt’s World Cup Time at the Pub! We will be open for all the games – even the early morning ones! Come join us – good friends, great food, cold pints, and THE WORLD CUP! Check out the coverage: World Cup Broadcasts.
  • March 13, 2006Event – This year we have Uisce Beatha in the pub for St. Patrick’s Day! Lunchtime on Friday and 9pm-close on Saturday. Friday night we’ll have pipers and fun! Come join us.
  • December 21, 2005Alert – The Pub will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day. That’s Saturday, Sunday, and Monday to the rest of the world. Or, Decemember 24 through December 26. We will be open again on the 27th, Tuesday. Have a Happy Holiday.
  • December 10, 2005 – As you can, the special stocking stuffer has arrived and featured on the homepage. Lisa, Terence, Terry, and Rose doing well. Little Kate doing fantastic!
  • November 29, 2005 – Kate is doing grand! Seven pounds something, 21 inches long, and delightful red hair and blue eyes! Mom and Dad are going to have a handfull! Waiting for pics, as soon as we get the grin off Terrence’s face!
  • November 26, 2005Alert – It’s a girl! Kate Parker O’Neill – born this morning. WOW!
  • November 23, 2005Alert – We will be closed on Turkey Day and will reopen at 4pm on Friday. Enjoy the weekend!
  • September 7, 2005 – Texas Hold ‘em CHAMPIONS TABLE next Thursday night, Sept 15th. Please come by and check out the standings for our 10 week long tournament and see if you made the cut.
  • September 6, 2005 – Hope everyone had a great Labor Day Holiday Weekend!! Come Celebrate the kids going back to school with a pint and pie!!
  • September 2, 2005 – Just a reminder – we are closed for Labor Day tomorrow (Saturday) and Monday. We will reopen as normal on Tuesday. Enjoy the long weekend!
  • August 5, 2005Alert – Don’t tell Murphy – but the A/C is working again! Back to Liverpool temps inside!
  • July 27, 2005Alert – Notice the new Saturday Opening Time – just for the Summer – 6pm!
  • July 27, 2005 – No Laptop Clinic on 7/28 – sorry, my son is in town. No Big Blue Crayon until next week!
  • July 16, 2005 – Come see the new POKER CHAMPION. Terence O’Neill successfully defended his Father’s money Thursday night against 24 eager opponents. Be sure to be at Penny Lane next Thursday to help knock him off his pedastal. Remember, there is no buy in. Sign in starts at 6pm and we start when the tables are full. Side tables open up later in the night for additional prizes.
  • July 13, 2005 – Remember, Texas Hold ‘Em tomorrow (Thursday) and the Laptop Clinic (look for the big Blue Crayon).
  • July 8, 2005Event – SkinnyLegs (our marathon runner in London) – sometimes known as Neil, as let us know that next weekend (the 16th) he’s finally tying the knot! Our congrats to Neil and Liz! Hopefully, they may come by sometime after!
  • June 28, 2005Event – We’re starting our own Texas Hold ‘Em tournament on Thursday Nights starting on July 7th – check it out on the Events for more information.
  • June 27, 2005Alert – The Pub will be closed Monday, July 4th to honor Independence Day for the colonies.
  • June 24, 2005 – Everyone is still basking in the glory of Liverpool’s dramatic Champions League victory, but the schedule is now out for next year, and The Reds start their defence of the title in a few weeks. Check in with Penny Lane to see all your Football favorites, even if it is not the best team in Europe. (Man U fans are people too).
  • June 8, 2005Event – As summer officially approaches, we’re heating things up at the Pub – A Texas Hold’em Tournament! Starting June 14th and running for 5 weeks (on Tuesday nights). More details from the sponsor: 96.5 The Planet. A great chance to win Rolling Stones Tickets and maybe even a 6 person spa! See the Planet website for details of how to get a seat or our EVENTS.
  • June 8, 2005 – The Summer Dinner menu is up – check it out! The Webmaster’s favorite is the new “Grand Brie” – wonderful, followed with Bangers (sorry, I don’t do Mash, ask for double peas, it’s almost Atkins!).
  • June 8, 2005 – Laptop Clinic tomorrow night – 7-9pm, look for the Big, Blue Crayon. We have a new resource for the summer that we can refer – a hardware geek that can fix most computer problems. Come by, check us out – many served, many problems solved, many new paths to the Net opened!
  • May 19, 2005 – Laptop Clinic tonight – 7 to 9, look for the Big Blue Crayon!
  • May 16, 2005Alert – Hey! What are you doing May 21 – Saturday? FA Cup Final – we are opening at 9am with English Breakfast and the match – Man U v Arsenal – Live. Come and enjoy.
  • May 13, 2005 – The Smmer Lunch Menu is up, check it out!
  • May 12, 2005Event – Don’t forget Thursdays is the Laptop Clinic! Experts in computing, the Internet, programming, and such here for you – for FREE. Look for the Big Blue Crayon – 7pm to 9pm in the main bar area.
  • May 12, 2005Event – Due to a last minute emergency – no Laptop Clinic this evening. We apologize for the late notice. Join us tomorrow or next week.
  • May 6, 2005 – OMG – Ashton has a new drink, the Ashtini – come upstairs and check it out. 4 out of 5 people find themselves in a whole new space! It’s been a secret for too long (invented on the night of the last big quake in Richmond – sorry CA, it was only a 4 point something).
  • May 5, 2005Event – Tonights LapTop Clinic (7-9pm) will focus on the web – ISP’s (AOL, MSN, Earthlink, and all the others) and Web Tools (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Outlook, Thunderbird, Opera, Netscape…) and how to optimize your Net experience with your computer. Come join us and ask and learn. Look for the tall Blue Crayon – that’s where we are.
  • May 4, 2005 – OMG – our Ashton (and her team) won the Lingere contest the other night – against some professional strippers. So they are on their way to Costa Rica with a hellasish amount of points. Cheer them on! See Cannonball Run 6 Website for more information. Go Ashton, Go Team!
  • May 4, 2005Alert – I need to warn all the females in the Richmond area – don’t drink the water. There is an outbreak of motherhood going on. Terence and Lisa are proud to announce that they are ‘with child’ – as well as a few other members of the pub. Seems tonight was announcement night. STAY AWAY FROM THE WATER – unless you too want to be blessed!
  • April 21, 2005 – We just heard from Ashton that her team won last week – so see her next week at Expose as they get ready for 9 days in Costa Rica – film in July!
  • April 21, 2005 – We listen! Updated fixtures for the next couple of weeks are in the On Air page. Thanks to Mac, one of our regulars, for the info and the times!
  • April 20, 2005 – We’ve changed, again – busy night, hasn’t it been. Anyway, in response to the surveys and a constant desire to update the site, we have new tap pictures on Bar Fare including a nice picture of Ashton.
  • April 20, 2005 – Adding to the changes over the last couple of days, we have been appointed the official after game party site for the Richmond Kickers – come join the team upstairs after their games and have some fun!
  • April 19, 2005Event – Wednesday, April 20 – 3pm – Chelsea v Arsenal. This could seal it up for Chelsea IF they win.
  • April 19, 2005 – Given the impossibility of nailing Terry’s feet to the floor for 15 minutes and how busy all of us are, we’ve bagged the History section for now. Instead – check out C-N-B-Seen – See And Be Seen – pictures from the pub. Warning, on dial this may take a bit!
  • April 18, 2005Event – The LapTop Clinic this Thursday will feature hints and suggestions on how to better use Google for research.
  • April 12, 2005Event – We are starting a Laptop Clinic in association with Bright-Crayon on Thursday evenings from 7-9pm. Bring your laptop, ask any questions you have, we will have the experts here to help. Keep tuned for more information under the Events section. We are starting this Thursday. Bring your laptop and your questions!!!
  • April 8, 2005Event – Ashton, our upstairs bartender and part time goddess is on a team (Team Taint Misbehavin’) for the 6th annual Cannonball Run. The first event is at Mojo’s, April 13 at 10:30pm – come see the local teams do standup comedy, karaoke, and a dance routine! The more people that show up, the better they start their 9 days in Costa Rica! Support Ashton, Elliott (just back from 2 years in Iraq), and Chris! Keep your eyes our for the next event, it involves lingerie! Contact the webmaster for more details!
  • April 6, 2005 – With Spring here, finally, after a day in the park or other outdoor fun, come enjoy a sip and a bite in the Courtyard – now open all day!
  • April 5, 2005Alert – For a limited time only, on Thurday evenings, buy two pints of Guiness and get a free order of peas. Want to know more? Come in and ask!
  • March 27, 2005Alert – Wednesday, March 30 – HUGE DAY for World Cup Qualifying: 1:30pm: England v Azerbaijan, 4pm: Spain v Serbia, 6pm: France v Isreal, 8pm: USA v Guatemala – come join us for a magical day of soccer!
  • March 26, 2005 – We are beginning a new program, thanks to one of our loyal patrons, we’ve added Parking Strategies to the Find Us page.
  • March 26, 2005Event – Updated the On Air section to include the Champion’s League Quarterfinal games with Juventus.
  • March 25, 2005 – Congratulations to Lyle – he contributed 10 Fun Stuff definitions – some are unique, but he contributed. From now on, we are giving credit and prizes. Unfortunately, Lyle was one of our former people who now lives in San Diego, but we’ll buy him a pint next time he’s here!
  • March 9, 2005 – The new, real menus are up! YEA! In addition, we’ve updated the Taps (now called Bar Fare), and an update through May for the Liverpool Fixtures.
  • March 1, 2005Event – One of our patrons, Neil Howell, will be running in the Flora London Marathon and would like sponsors and contributors to support The MS Resource Centre – help him out!
  • March 1, 2005Alert – We’ve updated the menu! Check it out.
  • February 23, 2005 – A slight update and an appeal for help can be found on the Tour and History pages. We need your input to help build this pub on the web!
  • February 22, 2005Alert – Ah, the tap list changes again! Bass upstairs (yea!) and no more Speckled Hen or London Pride. Check out the latest list.
  • February 18, 2005WE ARE WIRELSS! Penny Lane enters the 21st century with a free wireless access point for our patrons. Come in, have a bite and bring your wireless access laptop. It beats checking mail in the library.
  • February 11, 2005 – As promised, the Valentine Specials are up – see the specials below the navigation on each page!
  • February 10, 2005VALENTINES DAY IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER and we are offering up some very romantic and special dinners for Saturday and Monday nights. We will post them here tomorrow, but feel free to call and ask as you plan that special evening for that special
  • February 10, 2005 – In honor of our Wednesday to Saturday bartender (evenings) we mention “and Charlton too” on this site (even though they are currently ranked 8th, while Chelsea is #1). This is for you Paul! CHEERS, MATE
  • January 28, 2005CONGRATULATIONS! to Vic and Joanna – our first winners in the survey random draw! They each won a $10 gift certificate to Penny Lane! Take the survey – you might win!
  • January 24, 2005 – We would like to join with our neighbors and promote a very British event – The Bard’s The Merchant of Venice Feb 3-12, 2005 – at Second Presbyterian Church, click here for more information
  • January 14, 2005 – A few updates: Home Page – created an archive of old news items, added Tsunami relief – Help Can’t Wait. On Air with new Liverpool Fixtures (yeh, I know), links to Liverpool FC, Fox World Sports – Soccer, and GOL TV. A few changes to the Menu, and a survey (note: you might win a gift certificate by taking it). Thanks for the input so far, keep it up!
  • January 7, 2005 – Happy New Year! Fuller’s London Pride is making a special visit at the downstairs bar!
  • December 15, 2004 – We’ve begun posting the Liverpool Fixtures dates on the On Air page.
  • December 8, 2004 – Do you know what today is an anivesary of? Think back to 1980 when one of Liverpool’s most famous was taken from this Earth by a senseless act of violence. Here we present a transcript of Chapman’s 2000 parole hearing to remind you. In the pub, we will light a candle and “imagine.”
  • December 7, 2004 – The BLOG is here, for testing only. Contact me if you’d like to help testing it!
  • December 6, 2004 – The new Dinner Menu is HERE! Check it out!
  • December 2, 2004 – We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving (a US thing)! For the coming Christmas Season, the pub will be closed December 24, 25, 26 and re-open on the 27th for Lunch. Coming Monday – the long awaited new Dinner Menu! The site will be updated by Monday morning.
  • November 15, 2004 – Finally! The new lunch menu is here, check it out. See if you can tell me what’s missing!
  • November 14, 2004 – We’re sorry, but techincal problems have prevented us from going beyond this point. If you want to know the web history of news items, some of them are really good, contact The Webmaster
  • September 23, 2004 – Some new interesting links in the Resources area, basic editing updates thanks to the fact that the webmaster can’t spell, and making room for a whole new section to soon appear – Fun Stuff: those things that keep Brits and Americans apart: words and phrases, trivia, and other facts.
  • September 22, 2004 – For all Beatles Fans, Anglophiles, and supporters of good causes – just in, more details to follow – there will be a sale of John Lennon’s original artwork at the John Marshall Hotel (right across the Street) over the weekend of October 22 to the 24th. Rumor has it Yoko will be there. Proceeds to benefit the Byrd Theater (Theatre to the Brits out there).
  • March 25, 2004Alert – Penny Lane will be closed this Sunday, March 27th.
  • March 22, 2004 – England vs Whales this Sat at 11am!!
  • March 16, 2004 – no poker this week
  • March 12, 2004Alert – NO BRUNCH – Please be aware that Penny Lane WILL NOT be open on Sunday, March 27th due to a private party booking.
  • January 7, 2004 – This Saturday, Jets vs Colts. Bring your Jets gear and get discounts from Terence all night long, (and longer if they win)
  • January 7, 2004 – This Sunday: Man Utd., Vs Liverpool in the FA Cup. All bets are off in this great knockout tournament. KO is at 8:30am so get a good nights rest and be here early!

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