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Best Places to Watch the Phillies

It may not be summer yet, but the boys of summer are back!The Phillies’ season is in full swing and, with the city still riding high off the Eagles’ Super Bowl win, there are big expectations for the Phillies. If you want to check out a game in person, you can always hop right onto the Regional Rail train in Norristown, just 4.5 miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, down to the stadium. Or, if you’d rather save the trip—and the cash on the expensive hot dogs!—stick around the neighborhood.There are lots of venues near your Canvas Valley Forge apartment that offer great views of the game, without the hassle of heading to South Philly. And on hot summer days, watching the hometown team with a beer in your hand and the air conditioner on full blast is definitely a score! Here are some of the best sports bars in the area: City Works—If you want some space to stretch while watching the game, City Works, just one block from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, is the place to be. With more than 9,000 square feet of space, the massive restaurant and bar offers plenty of room for you to cheer on the Phils without bumping shoulders with fellow fans. For beer lovers, City Works features an impressive 90 craft beers—so you can try something new at every game!—and a wide range of classic American comfort food. Games are shown on the huge television wall, which features 14 flat-screen TVs and state-of-the-art audio, providing for an all-around exciting game-watching experience. McKenzie Brew House—Located 2.5 miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, McKenzie Brew House serves up handcrafted ales and lagers that make the perfect addition to taking in a Phillies game on a hot, summer day. With daily happy hour that you can hit up during afternoon games and a diverse food menu, which includes pub favorites kicked up a notch, McKenzie Brew House makes any game a winning outing, no matter the score. Christopher’s—Christopher’s tagline is “a neighborhood place,” which speaks to its appeal as a friendly, laidback bar and grill that offers as much charm as it does quality. Located about three miles from your Canvas Valley Forge apartment, Christopher’s has an expansive bar and dining room, with flat-screen TVs that ring the walls so you can have a great view of the game, no matter where you sit. There are also daily food and drink specials, so an afternoon or evening out to catch the Phillies doesn’t have to break the bank. City Works220 Main St.King of Prussia, PA 19406484-690-4150 McKenzie Brew House324 W Swedesford RoadBerwyn, PA 19312610-407-4300 Christopher’s108 N Wayne Ave.Wayne, PA 19087610-687-6558