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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 […]

Property

Independence Mall Rises from the Dead

Even as the Center City District (CCD) and its parent, the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation (CPDC), sound warnings every now and then that Center City’s […]

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

Garces Pops Up With Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel

The Jose Garces empire is growing just a little bit more, albeit temporarily. Balcony Bar @ The Kimmel — which, as you may have guessed, […]

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 […]

Property

Modern Tradition in Graduate Hospital for $739K

Its mansard roof may be missing, but on the outside, this newly rebuilt Graduate Hospital townhome harmonizes nicely with its Second Empire neighbors both with […]

Property

A Face-Saving Gesture for the Royal Theater

We now know what the residential project that will rise behind the front wall of the Royal Theater in the 1600 block of South Street […]

Business

5 Takeaways from the 2017 “State of Center City” Report

The release of the 2017 “State of Center City” report at this morning’s quarterly meeting of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation was a “Yes, but…” […]

Property

Is The Center City Housing Boom Sustainable?

Center City may have just regained momentum as a job generator, thanks largely to adjacent University City, but its housing market has taken off like […]

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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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 […]