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New Market Street Club Will Feature … a Slide and Ball Pit?

Remember the old Turf Club outpost on 16th and Market? Since it closed in March 2016, there’s been much speculation as to what the space […]

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Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Police Department has launched an investigation into these drugging claims at the Dolphin. For the full story, click here. ORIGINAL: Heather DeRussy […]

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Why Real Philadelphians Instinctively Hate Shiny New Things

Not long ago a treasured possession of mine — an audio tape my dad made when I was about four — got ruined. Somehow the tape […]

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Recreation Dept. and Fairmount Park Tap Avram Hornik for Parks on Tap

Earlier this year, we told you that Philadelphia’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Fairmount Park Conservancy were accepting proposals to operate a rotating series of beer gardens […]

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Twee West Philly Restaurant Fences In Big Chunk of Public Sidewalk

Some quiet chatter on social media Tuesday alerted Citified to a long, tall fence surrounding the sidewalk cafe of the new William Street Common bar and restaurant at 39th and […]

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Boot & Saddle Sign Will Soon Shine Again

UPDATE: Monday’s Boot & Saddle sign relighting has been postponed. Len Davidson says more work needed before the old boot glows again over Broad Street. […]

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William Street Common’s Tipping Policy Makes MSNBC

MSNBC files a report on Avram Hornik’s William Street Common, the recently opened restaurant at 39th and Chestnut that adds a flat 20% service fee to […]

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Nick Elmi Named As 2015 “Chef In Residence” At Morgan’s Pier

David Gilberg has had the job. So have George Sabatino and David Katz. And now, in what’s becoming a rite of spring, Morgan’s Pier has […]

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Avram Hornik Bringing William Street Common to University City

Zagat has the scoop on William Street Common, the new restaurant and bar from Avram Hornik (Morgan’s Pier, Union Transfer, Boot & Saddle and more) […]

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Morgan’s Pier Gets a New Chef

Morgan’s Pier, which opened on the Delaware riverfront two summers ago has made a splash each year with a significant name in the kitchen. In […]

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Where We’re Eating: Boot and Saddle

“Back in the saddle again” is more than just an Aerosmith lyric. It’s what looks to become a familiar refrain as I return time and […]

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Lucy’s Hat Shop Will Be Demolished for Old City CVS Complex

It’s been a long, long run for Old City bar Lucy’s Hat Shop, which Avram Hornik opened at 247 Market Street way back in 1998. […]

George Sabatino and Avram Hornik are creating a winter wonderland on the Delaware.
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Winter Wonderland and Restaurant Coming to Penn’s Landing

The Blue Cross RiverRink on the Delaware Riverfront is turning twenty years old this year and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation has some great sounding plans […]

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Boot and Saddle Is Opening on September 9th

South Broad Street’s Boot and Saddle is reopening this September as a 150-person capacity live music destination with 60-seat bar and restaurant. Closed since 1995, […]

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One More Way to Get George Sabatino’s Food This Summer

George Sabatino will be in the kitchen at Morgan’s Pier when it opens this Thursday, May 9th but that won’t be the only place you […]