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Citizens Bank Park: A Decade in the Stadium We Didn’t Want

The first 10 years of Citizens Bank Park, I think we can all agree, have been pretty great. Five division titles. Eight winning seasons. One […]


So What’s All This About a Wegmans Coming to Center City?

Let’s just get this out of the way: There is no actual forensic, DNA-firm, hold-up-in-court evidence that Wegmans is coming to downtown Philadelphia. None whatsoever. […]


Morning Headlines: Bart Blatstein to Buy 16-Acre Foxwoods Site in South Philly

Things seem to have come full-circle for the old Foxwoods property in South Philadelphia. Bart Blatstein, one of the current five contenders for the city’s […]

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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 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 […]

A rendering of Bart Blatstein's Provence casino.

Is Philadelphia’s Next Casino Just a Spoonful of Slots to Make the Restaurants Go Down?

One of the things that struck us about Bart Blatstein’s Provence casino proposal from the day it was announced was the function the casino would […]


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 […]


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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Bart Blatstein Issues Shocking “No Comment” In Response to Rumor

Yesterday Passyunk Post reported that there was a rumor that Bart Blatstein was going to buy the large vacant lot at Broad and Washington, aka, […]

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Blatstein’s McIlhenny Mansion Renovations Get Thumbs Up From Historical Commission

Last week the Philadelphia Historical Commission considered building changes requested by developer Bart Blatstein, who bought Rittenhouse Square’s long vacant McIlhenny Mansion in April as […]

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Philly’s Brooklyn Flea Is Dead

So, like Brownstoner and 3rd Ward before it, the Brooklyn Flea has died. It debuted on June 2nd and didn’t live to see 2014. Liz Spikol […]


Gallery: The Demolition of Ortlieb’s Brewery

Property photographer Laura Kicey went over to the Henry F. Ortlieb Brewery site in Northern Liberties this weekend to chronicle its end. She came away […]


Blatstein Puts Tower Place Up for Sale

Tower Investments’ Bart Blatstein is planning to unload his Tower Place, the H2L2-designed apartment building that took less than a year to go up within […]

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In Bid to Become Just Another Seedy Casino, Revel Changes its Name

Part of Revel’s plan for emerging from bankruptcy is to make itself more appealing to chronic and degenerate gamblers who aren’t impressed by bizarre outbursts […]


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 […]