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City Life

OPINION: Philly Millennials Need to Up Their Game

Disclaimer: This is not another hit piece by a Boomer or Generation X-er targeting millennials — this one is by a millennial. While the rest […]

City Life

Van Hits Two People, Slams Into Newsstand at 16th and JFK

Two pedestrians were hospitalized after a minivan jumped a curb in Center City and veered into them before destroying a newsstand positioned on the sidewalk. […]

Foobooz

BBQ Restaurant Opening in Spring Arts District

By this time next year, Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler BBQ haven The Lucky Well will have a second location in the newly-branded Spring Arts district, at […]

Property

Philly Ranked Fifth Most Walkable City in U.S. This Year

A mere two-tenths of a point dropped Philadelphia from its perch as the nation’s fourth-most-walkable city in this year’s Walk Score rankings of American cities. […]

Foobooz

Center City Korean-Fusion Restaurant Transforms Into a Northeast Philly Favorite

Today, Bop, Brent Celek (yeah, that one) and Scott Keenan’s humdrum Korean fusion restaurant on Broad Street with a “three-umbrella problem“, is officially no more. And that’s okay. […]

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Business

Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]

Foobooz

On Island Time: Poi Dog Reviewed

Until recently, Philly had only one real option when it came to Hawaiian food: the Poi Dog truck run by partners Kiki Aranita and Chris […]

Foobooz

A New Brunch For Center City

Because apparently this city can never have too many brunch spots, it was announced last week that national steakhouse chain Ruth’s Chris (which recently opened […]

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City

Multiple Anti-Trump Protests Planned in Philly Today

It’s happening. Today, WWE Hall of Famer and former Trump Steaks pitchman Donald Trump will be inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States […]

Property

More Residential Towers Coming Near North Broad

Having developed two apartment towers in University City, Radnor Property Group (RPG) is turning its sights to the North Broad Street corridor for its next […]

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City

Today Is the Best Day to Be Working in Center City

I used to start work at 6 a.m. Every morning I’d wake up at 5, shower away my grogginess and walk to the Comcast Center. […]

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City

Little Pete’s to Close by End of August

Little Pete’s has a closing date. The diner, one of only a handful of diners left in Center City, has been told it needs to […]

Foobooz

The Authenticity Trap: Harp & Crown Reviewed

On a cold night in December, we threaded our way through the crowds on Sansom Street and found the unobtrusive door. We pushed through the […]

Business

How the Sharing Economy Is Changing Office Space

Two booms taken together turned Center City Philadelphia from a somewhat sleepy place at night with a buzz-cut of a skyline to a vibrant, round-the-clock […]

Foam on Juniper Street
City

PECO: It Wasn’t an Explosion at Substation That Sent Foam Into Streets

It was an instant Philadelphia gathering. On Saturday, I was in a car heading down Pine Street. We were rushing to get home. But suddenly […]