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Avram Hornik


Avram Hornik Stops Charging “Employee Benefit Fee” at All Establishments

It’s been a big week for wellness fees in Philadelphia area restaurants. On Tuesday, I told you that the chain restaurant Founding Farmers in King […]

Lola's Garden in Ardmore is one of the Avram Hornik/FCM Hospitality restaurants in the Philadelphia area charging a wellness fee

It Turns Out More Restaurants Are Charging a “Wellness Fee” Than We Thought

Editor’s note: Less than 24 hours after this report, FCM Hospitality has decided to no longer charge customers an “employee benefit fee.” Read the follow […]

the gate to Avram Hornik's Rittenhouse Square pop-up bar Walnut Garden, which the city shut down on Wednesday for numerous violations
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City Shuts Down Avram Hornik’s Rittenhouse Pop-Up Bar

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]


Philly’s Biggest Restaurant Ever — Five Years in the Making — Is Now Open

1,400 seats. That’s the size of the Liberty Point (the new riverfront property from Avram Hornik and FCM Hospitality), which officially opened on Tuesday, May […]


Juno, an Open-Air Mexican Restaurant by the Morgan’s Pier Crew, Arrives in Spring Garden

It’s extraordinary to see any business open during a pandemic. The fact that Avram Hornik and his FCM Hospitality team (Morgan’s Pier, Harper’s Garden, Rosy’s […]

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Mainstay Independent Is Now Brewing in Northern Liberties

Mainstay Independent, the first artisan in FCM Hospitality’s expansive Craft Hall maker space in Northern Liberties, opens its taproom today at 901 North Delaware Avenue. The brewery […]

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New Market Street Club Will Feature … a Slide and Ball Pit?

Remember the old Turf Club outpost on 16th and Market? Since it closed in March 2016, there’s been much speculation as to what the space […]

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Seven Women Say They Were Drugged at Popular South Philly Bar

UPDATE: The Philadelphia Police Department has launched an investigation into these drugging claims at the Dolphin. For the full story, click here. ORIGINAL: Heather DeRussy […]

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Why Real Philadelphians Instinctively Hate Shiny New Things

Not long ago a treasured possession of mine — an audio tape my dad made when I was about four — got ruined. Somehow the tape […]


Recreation Dept. and Fairmount Park Tap Avram Hornik for Parks on Tap

Earlier this year, we told you that Philadelphia’s Parks & Recreation Department and the Fairmount Park Conservancy were accepting proposals to operate a rotating series of beer gardens […]


Twee West Philly Restaurant Fences In Big Chunk of Public Sidewalk

Some quiet chatter on social media Tuesday alerted Citified to a long, tall fence surrounding the sidewalk cafe of the new William Street Common bar and restaurant at 39th and […]


Boot & Saddle Sign Will Soon Shine Again

UPDATE: Monday’s Boot & Saddle sign relighting has been postponed. Len Davidson says more work needed before the old boot glows again over Broad Street. […]


William Street Common’s Tipping Policy Makes MSNBC

MSNBC files a report on Avram Hornik’s William Street Common, the recently opened restaurant at 39th and Chestnut that adds a flat 20% service fee to […]


Nick Elmi Named As 2015 “Chef In Residence” At Morgan’s Pier

David Gilberg has had the job. So have George Sabatino and David Katz. And now, in what’s becoming a rite of spring, Morgan’s Pier has […]


Avram Hornik Bringing William Street Common to University City

Zagat has the scoop on William Street Common, the new restaurant and bar from Avram Hornik (Morgan’s Pier, Union Transfer, Boot & Saddle and more) […]