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Foobooz

Katie Loeb, Godmother of Philly’s Cocktail Scene, Is in Hospice Care

Philadelphia’s hospitality community is preparing to say goodbye to one of its luminaries. Katie Loeb, the pioneering bartender and author who helped usher in the city’s […]

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How Philly’s Sober Chefs Are Changing the Way We Drink

The hospitality industry is built, one could argue, around booze. We look to restaurants and bars not just as places to fulfill a basic need, […]

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The 6 Big Trends in Philly Bars Right Now

1. Wine, Snoot-Free You’ve surely heard of natural wines, no? Those wines with the fun labels that are pouring at places like Walnut Street Café […]

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Jon’s Bar & Grille Closes, and South Street Loses Yet Another Institution

Jon’s Bar & Grille, the South Street institution with a claim to Three Stooges fame, has closed after 37 years in business. The business, the […]

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A Philly-Themed Bar Called Passyunk Avenue Has Won Londoners’ Cold, Cold Hearts

Three isn’t quite enough. Eight is far too many. But that sweet spot between your fourth and seventh beers? That’s when the best bar arguments […]

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Say Hello to R&D, Root Reborn as a Cocktail Bar

Earlier this month, we told you all about why Root has been closed since August: their planned pivot to cocktail bar (headed up by Aaron […]

Philadelphia Wedding

You Can Now Book This Insanely Adorable Prosecco Van for Your Philly Wedding

If you’re planning a wedding and have been on Pinterest or Instagram at all in the past year, chances are highly unlikely that you’ve missed […]

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8 Things to Eat and Drink in Philly Right Now

1. Corned beef sandwich at the Rooster Michael Solomonov’s for-good-not-profit eatery Rooster Soup Co. has rebranded as the Jewish deli — with booze, l’chaim! — […]

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The Thirsty Soul Is Open With All-Day Brunch on West Passyunk

The Thirsty Soul, a church-themed bar serving all-day Southern comfort brunch and cocktails with flair, opens today at the corner of 16th and West Passyunk in Newbold. […]

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The International: Kensington’s Latest Bar by the Johnny Brenda’s Duo

The International, the latest project from Standard Tap and Johnny Brenda’s owners William Reed and Paul Kimport, is now open in Kensington. The bi-level space at […]

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Here’s What’s New at Bok Bar This Summer

South Philly rooftop drinkery Bok Bar is reopening this Thursday, May 24th — and there’s a brand new menu and new programming, too. The rooftop […]

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The Air Up There: The Philadelphian’s Guide to Rooftop Living

Three Aerial Pools Worth Sneaking Into Dare to dip. (C’mon, you know you’ve thought about it.) Read more » Four Rooftop Yoga Classes to Take […]

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Philly’s Best Jazz Joints

While it’s a genre often overlooked in the mainstream, Philly has a deep history of jazz musicians — and great spots to hear some of […]

City Life

Philly Bars Could Stay Open Later Under New City Council Bill

Philly’s late-night bar-goers may want to raise a glass to City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, who introduced a bill on Thursday that would, if passed, allow […]

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City Life

“Largest Dirty Frank’s Event Ever” to Raise Funds for Injured Bartender

On March 4th, Dirty Frank’s and several other businesses will come together to hold a fundraiser for Sheila Modglin, the beloved bartender who was critically injured […]