Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Attorneys, VABC sorting out questions about whether beer, wine should be allowed on the pub.
The Trolley Pub started making its way through the streets of Arlington this weekeend—but the business model is a little bit different than originally planned. Arlington Trolley Pub owner Kai Kaapro told Patch Tuesday, "Our first weekend was fantastic. Our tours all had a great time and we were very pleased with the route and the support we've gotten from local businesses." The trolley is a 14-seater vehicle powered by the passengers (with help from an electric motor) with a conductor at the steering wheel. The Trolley Pub was supposed to be a mobile pedal-powered pub where adults could enjoy beer and wine onboard (BYOB). Due to some questions about Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (VABC) regulations apply to this new …
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
The first tour takes place on April 19 in Clarendon.
Arlington’s Trolley Pub is auctioning off their first two-hour tour Friday to benefit charity. “We are really excited, it’s been months of planning,” said Kai Kaapro, co-owner and managing partner of the Trolley Pub. The first ride from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. benefits the Reigning Grace Youth Ranch, a nonprofit that partners at-risk children and teens with rescue horses. The tour is now up for auction on Ebay. Bidding closes on Thursday. The trolley pub, as Patch has previously reported, is a mobile, pedal-powered pub that will tour through Arlington streets. The tour will take up to 13 riders through Clarendon, starting near the Northside Social at 3211 Wilson Blvd. and making their down Wilson and Clarendon Boulevards. Tours, which are $420 or…
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The trolley pub will roll through Clarendon streets starting next Friday.
The Arlington Trolley Pub is set to roll out to the public on April 19, which is next Friday, owners confirmed. Co-owner and managing partner of the Trolley Pub company Kai Kaapro confirmed the news via email. As Patch reported in March, the Trolley Pub is as it sounds—a mobile, pedal-powered pub that will tour through Arlington streets. “The market is really good there and a perfect sort of place for what we do,” Kaapro said back in March. The trolley will be available for rent on two-hour long tours through the Clarendon area. Owners have not yet announced details on how to rent out the pub. Onboard, the pub is bring-your-own beer or wine. Find out more about how the trolley works in our previous profile:
Thursday, March 14, 2013
The pedal-powered pub will be bring-your-own beer/wine.
Clarendon’s latest pub will be on wheels. Owners of the Arlington Trolley Pub, as it will be called, are hoping to debut their mobile pedal-powered pub in April, provided that they secure all the necessary permits in time. “The market is really good there and a perfect sort of place for what we do,” said co-owner and managing partner of the Trolley Pub company, Kai Kaapro. The trolley is a 14-seater trolley powered by the passengers (with help from an electric motor). The conductor steers and breaks the trolley. Onboard, it’s bring your own beer and wine. No hard alcohol or glass is allowed. Kaapro started the company with his business partner in 2011, after he encountered the “trolley pub” concept in Amsterdam. They took the idea to …