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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 […]

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Trinity Tuesday: Huge and Historic in Old City for $750K

A trinity house in Elfreth’s Alley? It doesn’t get much more Philadelphian than that. This expanded trinity maintains plenty of its traditional elements, most notably […]

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Third Street Habit Will Close Its Doors in May

Third Street Habit owner January Bartle announced earlier this week that the beloved Old City store will close its doors forever in May. 

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Room of the Week: A Dreamy Old City Dining Room With Ceilings for Days

Imagine with me, if you will, the amazing dinner parties you could have in this Old City dining room. I can’t help but place myself right […]

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Trump’s Hiring Freeze Closes Notable Historical Sites

President Donald Trump’s hiring freeze on most federal jobs has led to the closure of several notable historical sites in Philadelphia. 

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More Than 100 Bodies Found at Old City Construction Site

More than 100 bodies have reportedly been excavated from an Old City construction site where workers first unearthed a coffin last week. The construction site, soon to […]

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Hard Hat Tour: Lokal

The PHLCVB, of course, wants you to Visit Philadelphia®. The owners of Lokal, a new boutique hotel opening next month on North 3rd Street in […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: New Digs in Old City for $2.3M

Do you dream of upscale living in Philadelphia? If so, feast your eyes on this townhome located at 240 Arch St., one of three properties making up […]

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El Balconcito Crew Plans to Open a Peruvian Restaurant and Pisco Bar in Old City

If you’re craving Peruvian food in Philly, you’ll likely have to drive for it. Your options are the Northeast, home of Peruvian-Portugese standbys El Balconcito and El Balconcito […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: Buzzworthy Society Hill Mansion for $16.795M

Just blocks from Penn’s Landing, Carpenters’ Hall, and Independence Hall, this Society Hill mansion is a true Philadelphia masterpiece – and rightfully so. The one-of-a-kind […]

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This Punch Bowl Tells the Story of Old Philadelphia

Rebecca Yamin first stepped onto the future site of the Museum of the American Revolution, at the corner of 3rd and Chestnut streets, in July […]

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Jawdropper of the Week: An Electrifying Old City Spectacle

Tucked away on one of those little alleys that help give Old City its character is a home with a connection to Philadelphia’s most famous […]

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Nick’s Old City Rolls Out Brunch

Once upon a time I thought the build-your-own Bloody Mary bar was one of the most ridiculous concepts out there. The reason I went out […]

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Wister Opening in Old City

“I’m writing the menu around ingredients that are exciting me,” said chef Benjamin Moore. “Right now, that happens to be late summer produce and seasonal […]