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The Ladies of Old Town bartenders

In honor of our Back to School Issue, we present to you the cadre of bartenders currently working the sticks at Old Town Draught House, nestled neatly within the confines of the UNCG campus. Old Town is not exactly a college bar — most undergrads are not of legal drinking age — but it’s symbiotic relationship with UNCG cannot be denied. Nor can the fact that these bartenders will likely cause a minor stir on Spring Garden Street this fall. They are, left to right, Sage Hanna, Ashley Brown. Jordan Stressman, Brooke Elliot, Jody Hammer and Amber Stroupe, and they’ve been working all summer to prepare for the throngs that crowd the bar once school starts… or, you know, once the male customers realize that at least one of these women will be likely be working no matter what time they come in. We’ve always held that bartending is one profession tilted towards the fairer sex — at least that’s the way it always was where we worked.

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