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Is Sweat Fitness’ Broad Street Location Ever Going to Open?

When we reported, way back in December 2016, that Sweat Fitness’ Arch Street gym would be closing, we also reported that the gym chain would […]

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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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Here’s a Sneak Preview of City Hall’s Awesome Holiday Light Show

‘Tis the season in Center City. Anyone visiting the recently reopened ice skating rink at Dilworth Park on Monday evening is in for a treat: […]

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Philly Woman Says Marathon Grill Manager Told Her “We Don’t Serve Your Kind”

Local talk show host Salima Hakeem says she hasn’t slept a full night since Friday: The soon-to-be 61-year-old is still reeling after she claims she […]

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Center City Is Finally Getting the Giant Movie Theater It Needs

Sensing a void in the Center City moviegoing landscape, and thus, opportunity, AMC Theatres has announced plans to open an eight-screen multiplex inside the revamped […]

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Center City Shooter Evades Arrest By Ducking Into PATCO Station

Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded […]

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Two Big-Deal Chefs Will Open Restaurants at the New Comcast Tower

Three years ago. That was the last time anybody was really talking about anything restaurant-related at the new Comcast Technology Center, the sky-scraping giant currently getting built out […]

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Police Searching for Bold Center City Bank Robber

The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force is asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect who robbed a Center City bank branch on […]

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Police Seek Jeep Driver in Deadly Center City Hit-and-Run

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are searching for the driver of a Jeep in a deadly hit-and-run that […]

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OPINION: Philly Millennials Need to Up Their Game

Disclaimer: This is not another hit piece by a Boomer or Generation X-er targeting millennials — this one is by a millennial. While the rest […]

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Van Hits Two People, Slams Into Newsstand at 16th and JFK

Two pedestrians were hospitalized after a minivan jumped a curb in Center City and veered into them before destroying a newsstand positioned on the sidewalk. […]

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BBQ Restaurant Opening in Spring Arts District

By this time next year, Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler BBQ haven The Lucky Well will have a second location in the newly-branded Spring Arts district, at […]

Property

Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]

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Center City Korean-Fusion Restaurant Transforms Into a Northeast Philly Favorite

Today, Bop, Brent Celek (yeah, that one) and Scott Keenan’s humdrum Korean fusion restaurant on Broad Street with a “three-umbrella problem“, is officially no more. And that’s okay. […]

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Business

Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]