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Burglary at Philly’s Hotel Monaco

The brand new Hotel Monaco at 5th and Chestnut officially opened to overnight guests on Thursday. It took all of 48 hours for someone to […]

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Fight at Philly’s Porn Palace

Fight at Philly’s Porn Palace. Deadspin’s Tuesday Night Fights column includes video of a Philly cop doing as close to nothing as possible while watching […]

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Developer Eric Blumenfeld Takes Control of Divine Lorraine

Developer Eric Blumenfeld—the man with a lofty vision for revitalizing North Broad Street—got control of the Divine Lorraine on Tuesday. Bluemenfeld was the only bidder […]

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Get Ready for Digital Ads on Your Newsstands

As City Council is ready to consider a new bill for digital advertising, Philly takes another small step toward becoming Times Square. Councilman William K. […]

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Final Four Seasons, Dock Street Collaboration Debuts Tonight

The fourth and final collaboration in the Dock Street Brewery-Four Seasons Hotel Beer Four All Seasons series is debuting tonight at 6pm at the Swann […]

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Center City District Earns International Recognition for Sister Cities Park

Sister Cities Park—the revamped space at 18th and the Parkway—has garnered some international attention for Philly’s Center City District. The International Downtown Association recently held […]

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You Can Find Everything in Center City

What distinguishes the corner of 16th and Chestnut from the corner of any major American city? Truthfully, not much. Swap a CVS for a Walgreens. […]

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Burgers and Bubbly at Vintage

Wednesday September 19th from 4 p.m. to midnight Vintage Wine Bar and Bistro will be holding a Burgers and Bubbly event to help choose the […]

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New Amtrak Plan Could Help Market East Suck Less

Does Amtrak’s plan to run a new high-speed bullet train straight through the heart of Philadelphia sound crazy? Maybe a little. But writer Eric Jaffe, […]

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The Kimmel’s Rooftop Garden Is No Longer Trying To Boil You Alive

A decade after the Kimmel Center opened up to mixed reviews, its leaders are getting around to making some big fixes. First on the list? […]

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Eagles and K’NEX to Build Real-Life Angry Birds Level in Love Park

The Eagles are really pushing this Angry Birds thing. In addition to the original Philadelphia Eagle character and additional levels to be released each week […]

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See No Made in America, Hear No Made in America Thanks to Fence

Mayor Nutter spoke on Tuesday, addressing the semantics of the first concert on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway that will require people to go to work […]

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Worker Falls to Death From Jefferson Hospital Building

A contractor working on the Jefferson Hospital building slipped and fell to his death on Friday morning. The 39-year-old man was working on the roof, […]

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Happy One-Year Anniversary of Philly’s Earthquake

Happy one-year anniversary of the East Coast earthquake, you guys. One year ago today we wrote: Walking down 36 flights of stairs wasn’t in the […]

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Center City Press Prints Playboy for the Blind

The Associated Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired has a nonprofit braille book factory in Center City. The press churned out 13 million pages […]