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The Death of Old City’s Horse-Drawn Carriage Business

The familiar sound of hooves on cobblestones may no longer stand as an enduring hallmark of Old City in tomorrow’s Philadelphia, and while I’m feeling like […]

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These Are The 10 Most Affordable Homes in Old City

Old City, where Philly began, may well be the closest neighborhood we have to those funky Manhattan districts like SoHo in architecture and appearance, thanks […]

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Royal Boucherie Is About to Open in Old City. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

It’s been a while since people were this excited about a restaurant opening in Old City — especially on 2nd Street. Broadly speaking, the Two […]

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Remains of 407 People Were Unearthed at Old City Construction Site

Back in March, you may remember hearing that a construction crew down in Old City found dozens of coffins while excavating a site on Arch […]

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A Peruvian Food Revolution Is Afoot in Philadelphia

Apart from the very few Peruvian restaurants that exist exclusively on the fringes of this city (the El Balconcitos in the Northeast and Inka Wall in […]

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The Bridge on Race, Ready for Its Closeup

When last we looked in on The Bridge on Race, the bold apartment building at the northwest corner of 2nd and Race streets, most of […]

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Old City’s Eulogy Tavern Closes; Owner Blames Philly’s “Drug and Crime Spree”

This story has been updated. After 15 years at the corner of 2nd and Chestnut streets as one of the city’s premier Belgian taverns, Eulogy […]

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First-Time Find: Industrial Chic in Old City for $279.9K

We change our minds all the time; it’s human nature. Sadly, homes don’t come with a 30-day return policy free of charge. Finding a space […]

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Nick Elmi’s New Old City Bar Has a Name

Back in May, word got out that Top Chef-winner Nick Elmi would be opening his third project in Old City in partnership with David Frank and Stephen Simons […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: A New Gem in Old City for $1.425M

The increasing popularity of the new Old City is making it increasingly difficult to score square footage in the hot neighborhood. But this chic townhouse, […]

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Here Are the Wawa Welcome America Road Closures

Philly has released a list of road closures for the 2017 Wawa Welcome America festival – and it’s quite extensive. The six-day festival, which kicks off […]

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The National’s Rebirth Officially Begins Friday

A little more than a year ago, as it was being demolished, the old National Products Company Building on North Second Street in Old City […]

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Old City Eats Kicks Off Second Summer With Block Party

During summertime in the city, Thursday really is the new weekend: with everyone heading out of town for weekend fun at the shore or other […]

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Nick Elmi Is Opening Another Chef-Driven Bar in Old City

After his first hit restaurant, Laurel, Top Chef winner Nick Elmi chose to get into the bar game. He opened a sneaky-good cocktail and wine bar right next door to […]

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What $500K Will Buy You in Old City

Torn between the cutting-edge and colonial? Can’t decide if trendy or traditional is right for you? We found the solution: new Old City. Rich in […]