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Hatch & Coop Is University City’s Brand New Fried Chicken Joint

Since its inception, Jake’s Sandwich Board has specialized in brisket, pork, and turkey sandwiches. Sometimes (now), turducken. In terms of a business, it’s a winning […]

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Parliament Espresso & Coffee Bar Touches Down in Center City

Philly has become a coffee battleground over the past few years, with lots of small local and national (and local-gone-national) operations duking it out for […]

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Mom-Mom’s Polish Food Cart Goes Brick and Mortar in Bridesburg

Mom-Mom’s, Ryan Elmore and Kaitlin Wines’s roving Polish food cart, is setting up a storefront at 2551 Orthodox Street in Bridesburg, the very Polish River Wards neighborhood. Over […]

Property

Tax Bill Provision Could Mean a Nasty Surprise When You Sell

Never mind the mortgage interest deduction. A proposed change in the rules that govern whether home sellers must pay capital gains taxes when they sell […]

Business

Todd Carmichael: Trump’s Tax Plan Will Destroy the Middle Class

La Colombe CEO Todd Carmichael is telling it as he sees it: the Republican tax bill that’s making its way through Congress would do nothing […]

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Fishtown’s Lebanese Mega-Restaurant Is About to Open Its Market-Cafe

Suraya, Fishtown’s colossal Levant-inspired restaurant is just about there — but you might already know that. You can smell the meats on the grill and the manakish bubbling up in […]

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SoulCycle’s New Locker Room Upgrade May Mean We Never Shower at Home Again

You know who’s a sucker for fancy, nice-smelling shampoos? This girl. This girl loves nothing more than getting a whiff of a delicious, floral-ish scent in […]

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The Team Behind Helm Just Opened a New Cafe on Frankford Avenue

Helm owners Michael Griffiths and Kevin D’Egidio have been slowly but surely expanding their influence over the past few years: after the Kensington BYOB debuted […]

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Only You Can Fix Philly’s Philanthropy Crisis

On a Monday morning in October, in the soft-hued glow of a public-radio-station studio, a former private equity investor is making a convincing case for […]

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Philanthropy: The How (and Why) of Giving in Philadelphia

Edited by Brian Howard 32 Ways to Be Good in Philly With so many great nonprofits doing amazing work in the region, where should your […]

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Philanthropy in Philly: The Decade’s 10 Largest Gifts

1. $225 million Mega-philanthropists Raymond G. and Ruth C. Perelman’s 2011 naming gift created a permanent endowment for the University of Pennsylvania’s med school, known […]

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Giving 101: How Do I Know Where My Money is Going?

I’ve been giving dollars to homeless people all over town. Does it actually help? According to Mayor Kenney, it doesn’t, and you should stop. City […]

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32 Ways to Be Good in Philly

The Food Trust Childhood Obesity What They Do: Get Kids Hyped for Health Budget: $9.4M Founded: 1993 The super-popular Night Market food-truck fests are just […]

Business

With Charlie Rose Out, Here’s How HR Departments Must Step Up

Though too many CEOs have cast off the Human Resources Department as a “cost center” or the “department of feelings,” there’s clearly an urgent need […]

Business

Why Amazon Will Set Up a Big Clothing Plant in Philly’s Backyard

Philadelphia doesn’t need to land Amazon’s second headquarters to feel the impact of the e-commerce giant. Pennsylvania already boasts over a dozen Amazon facilities, and […]