January 31, 2010

100 Drinkers in Soulard Imbibe for Haiti

More than 100 drinkers went on a mega pub-crawl in on Saturday, January 30, 2010 in Soulard, to raise money for earthquake victims in Haiti. Egan O'Keefe chronicles their drunken fundraiser.
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Inside Molly's in Soulard -- 816 Geyer Avenue -- relaxation was key as clothes were removed.
Inside Molly's in Soulard -- 816 Geyer Avenue -- relaxation was key as clothes were removed.
Meeting at Big Daddy's, the group warmed up with some beers and live art.
Meeting at Big Daddy's, the group warmed up with some beers and live art.
Pub crawl organizer Timothy Schlesinger estimated by midday that he had raised between $6,000 and $8,000. If he reached $10,000 his employer said it would double the donation.
Pub crawl organizer Timothy Schlesinger estimated by midday that he had raised between $6,000 and $8,000. If he reached $10,000 his employer said it would double the donation.
Inside Llwelyn's Pub, 1732 S. 9th Street.
Inside Llwelyn's Pub, 1732 S. 9th Street.
The pub crawl T-shirts had the routes written upside-down, so the wearer could see where they were due next.
The pub crawl T-shirts had the routes written upside-down, so the wearer could see where they were due next.
Drinks! Inside the Shanti at 825 Allen Avenue.
Drinks! Inside the Shanti at 825 Allen Avenue.
Inside 1860 Saloon, 1860 S. 9th Street.
Inside 1860 Saloon, 1860 S. 9th Street.
By the time the group reached Johnny's sports bar, things began the loosen up a bit.
By the time the group reached Johnny's sports bar, things began the loosen up a bit.
100 Drinkers in Soulard Imbibe for Haiti
Inside Hammerstone's on Russell Boulevard, Gus attempts to ooze sex appeal.
Inside Hammerstone's on Russell Boulevard, Gus attempts to ooze sex appeal.