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How Does a Restaurant Like This Happen in 2020?

There was so much intentionality, there were so many decisions made, in the weeks and days leading up to the launch of Char Kol, Michael […]

City Life

A Eulogy for the Broad and Walnut Street Wawa

There were many reasons why the crowd chose to descend upon Broad Street that night, after the Eagles’ Super Bowl victory, in one of the […]

Be Well Philly

How Philly Fitness Studios Plan to Stay Afloat While Their Doors Are Closed for Another Month

When Governor Wolf announced that 12 Southeastern Pennsylvania counties — including Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Bucks — would be moving to the green phase on June […]

Foobooz

Bloomsday’s Adult Happy Meals Are the Perfect Anti-Restaurant Week Stunt

We’ve said it before — we’re not big fans of Center City Restaurant Week. The deals are (sometimes) okay, but more often it’s a recipe […]

Foobooz

Here’s What’s on the Menu at Center City’s Newest Steakhouse

In April, another steakhouse will hit Center City. Steak 48, a concept from brothers Jeffrey and Mike Mastro, is the third outpost of the concept, […]

Foobooz

Condesa Is Adding Lunch, Featuring Grilled Fish Empanadas and Beef Tongue Tacos

Starting Tuesday, December 10th, Condesa, the Mexican restaurant on the ground floor of the Pod Philly Hotel will be open weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to […]

Foobooz

Meanwhile, Back On Earth: Vernick Fish Reviewed

This review originally appeared in print alongside our Jean-Georges Philadelphia review. Read the Jean-Georges review here. There’s no elevator ride at Vernick Fish. No waterfalls. […]

Foobooz

Where to Eat in Center City: The Ultimate Guide

Center City is more of a concept than it is any one place. It’s Philly’s “downtown,” but we don’t call it that. It’s the place with all […]

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Foobooz

How to Survive Center City Restaurant Week

It’s Center City Restaurant Week, where the masses flock to some of the city’s hottest downtown spots for $35 dinners and $20 lunches. We at […]

City Life

Philly Old Navy Employees Claim White Workers Were Bused In for “Queer Eye” Taping

Three employees of color at the Old Navy in Center City claim that they and other black and brown co-workers were told to keep out […]

Be Well Philly

Sweat Diaries: The Art Director Who Wakes Up at 3:30 A.M. to Coach Workouts at F45

Who I am: Taylor Wenner (@taylorwenner_ and @phillyfitfoodies), 28 Where I live: Northern Liberties What I do: I’m a senior art director at Aloysius Butler and Clark and […]

Be Well Philly

Announcing Be Well Philly’s July Studio of the Month: F45 Training Center City

F45 Training Center City is our Be Well Philly Studio of the Month. If you’re a member (or become one; sign up here for $9 […]

City Life

I Tried the “New” Center City Sips. You Can Keep It.

Summertime downtown used to be fun, thanks to the booze-infused phenomenon known as Center City Sips. Every Wednesday in June, July, and August, I would leave […]

Be Well Philly

F45 Training’s New HIIT Gym Is Opening in Center City

“To go solo or not to go solo, that is the question” — of the fitness world, of course. Each of us has our workout […]

City Life

Philly Created More Jobs in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1969

The Center City District released its annual State of the City report on Tuesday morning. As always, it’s a useful compendium of statistics that tell […]