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Will South Philly Beat Out Center City for a Casino?

Tomorrow the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board holds a special meeting at the Pennsylvania Convention Center at which it publicly votes on who gets Philadelphia’s second […]

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A Provençale Affair at Bistro La Minette

Ever dreamed of a summer in Provence? Sipping glass after glass of chilled rosé under the Provençale sun with a large plate of something drenched […]

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Darrell Clarke Will Introduce Plans for Avenue of the Arts North Today

There’s an event today about which there’s scant information, but according to a Media Alert we received, City Council prez Darrell Clarke will “unveil plans […]

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Blatstein/Magid Team Up for Live Entertainment at Provence Resort and Casino

Big news: Philly developer Bart Blatstein and concert promoter Larry Magid are set to make an announcement tomorrow about live entertainment programming at Provence Resort and […]

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Morning Headlines: Casino License Bidders Will Get Last 15 Minutes Before the Board

Tomorrow morning, four of the five contenders for Philadelphia’s second casino license will appear one more time before the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Each will […]

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Morning Headlines: Casino Smackdown Begins. Who Will Win?

Today is the start of three days of hearings during which the final five bidders for Philadelphia’s casino license will make their case before the […]

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Blatstein Introduces Two Celebrity Chefs for Casino Complex

Two star New York chefs whose restaurants sparked neighborhood revivals, Tom Colicchio and Andrew Carmellini, will establish operations in Philadelphia as part of developer Bart […]

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Provence Casino Would Bring Nationally Acclaimed Chefs

If Bart Blatstein lands Philadelphia’s remaining casino license he will bring two nationally known chefs to town. Bart Blatstein told the assembled media at the […]

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Mr. Quotable: Top 20 Things Bart Blatstein Said Last Night at the Salon

He was something between an inspiring commencement speaker and a Catskills comedian. Developer Bart Blatstein sat down with Philly Mag Editor-in-Chief Tom McGrath yesterday at the […]

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Tonight! The ThinkFest Salon With Bart Blatstein at the Barnes!

The ThinkFest Salon is a series of conversations with the boldest thinkers in Philadelphia. This evening at 6 p.m., the Salon features Bart Blatstein, one […]

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Inga Saffron: Steve Wynn Should Get the P.T. Barnum Award

Is there anything more delicious than a critic who’s ticked off? When the New Yorker‘s Anthony Lane hates a movie, you know you’re in for […]

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Philly’s New Casinos, Plus the Apparently Related Crappy Basement of a Complete Stranger

There are six proposals for Philadelphia’s next casino, and you know wherever things ends up, people will complain. So let’s forestall the inevitable moaning and […]

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Blatstein Gives Up Controlling Interest in Piazza and Liberties Walk

The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Bart Blatstein has sold 60% of his interest in the Piazza at Schmidts and Liberties Walk. Kushner and Oaktree Capital […]