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The original UPenn haunt, Smokey Joe's, has been in operation since 1933, and though the location has changed a few times in the last 88 years,“The Pennstitution” is still the same memorable neighborhood bar. If you’ve attended or worked for the University of Pennsylvania, chances are you’ve made your way through our doors.
President Gerald Ford summed it up best in his 1975 commencement address, “[Penn consists] of 16 institutions of higher learning and personal enlightenment - 17 if you include Smokey Joe's.”
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