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NYC Official Sets Conditions for Comcast-Time Warner Approval

We’ve told you before how New York State could upend the Comcast-Time Warner merger all on its own. Now we’re seeing how the Empire State […]

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New York’s 30 Rock Building Will Get Comcast’s Brand

30 Rock, the iconic New York City building that has spent the last 50 years emblazoned with corporate initials — RCA, then GE — is […]

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Starr Exploring New York Real Estate with Peter Serpico

Eater alerts us to an interview with Stephen Starr on Grub Street. In it, Starr talks about El Vez NYC and his future plans for […]

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Stephen Starr Opening El Vez in NYC Tomorrow

On Friday, April 25th, Stephen Starr is opening his New York City version of El Vez. The 190-seat bar and restaurant is opening at 259 […]

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Philadelphians Set to Reopen Tavern on the Green

The New York Times checks in on the just-about-to-open Tavern on the Green and declares it sparkles again. The New York landmark is reopening on April […]

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NY Governor May Seek Undoing of Comcast Merger

The New York Post reports today that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to strengthen the hand of his state’s cable regulators — proposing new […]

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End The Philadelphia Inferiority Complex Now!

I’d only lived in Philadelphia for about three years when The New York Times published the article everyone is still pissed about. Yes, the one […]

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Bill de Blasio’s Big Ideas

Philadelphia’s well-documented inferiorty complex regarding New York City can often manifest itself as simple imitation. Stop-and-frisk, bike share, elevated train park: These are all ideas […]

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Morning Headlines: Pennsylvanians Go to Barneys in New York!

“Left unsaid was an ever-so-slight inferiority complex: The Keystone State is grand, but the Empire State, grander.” This is an actual sentence penned by the […]

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Hybird: It’s a Rap

Hybird, the fried chicken collaboration between Stephen Starr and Questlove located at the Chelsea Market in New York has closed. The fried chicken stand received plenty of buzz […]

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Philly Guys Remaking Tavern on the Green

The New York Times goes flatware shopping with Philadelphia’s Jim Caiola and David Salama, the couple behind the latest incarnation of New York’s famed Tavern on […]

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Morning Headlines: Jim Kenney Has a Rental Idea to Help Philly Schools

Everyone has some kind of novel or desperate idea to get money for the schools; at this point, I wouldn’t be surprised to learn Mayor […]

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Feel-Good Headline of the Day, I’d Rather Be in Philadelphia Edition

“New York City Rents Vault Over $3,000 a Month” — The Wall Street Journal

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Stephen Starr in the New York Times

The New York Times today has a big article on Stephen Starr and his ability to land big catering contracts at several of New York’s […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Video Profile of a 78-Square-Foot Rental in Manhattan

This is a unbelievable. This young gent, who studies architecture, lives in Manhattan in 78 square feet. Not only that, but he likes it, is […]