LIKE its mythical namesake Canberra’s much loved Phoenix Pub has come back from fiery death.
While the Sydney Building remains in part a burned out disgrace to Canberra the bar has been able to shift sideways into what had been its new expansion.
Beers are on tap, the decor is familiar, and tatoos, facial hair, corsetry, and vivid hair colours abound.
Hopefully the regular programs of entertainment that have been wandering around Canberra venues like gypsies for the past few months can find their way home.
If you’ve somehow managed to not have the pleasure you can always check out the website.