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Groundswell Design Group Is Making Philly More Swell

David Fierabend of Groundswell Design Group has become one of our favorite people. He and his company were behind the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Pop-Up Garden from […]


The Gastronaut: Philly vs. Manhattan

For an ex-lawyer, Mike Traud makes a pretty good cook. Good enough to open Osteria for Marc Vetri and work the line at Zeppoli with […]


Two Drexel Students Deliver Drug Paraphernalia Via GoPuff App

It’s 2 a.m., you just got home from the bar, and you really want to smoke some pot. You’ve got the drugs but nothing to […]


Day 2: Live From Drexel University

We’re coming to you today live from the Philly Chef Conference at Drexel University. We’ll be blogging and tweeting from the conference today. Yesterday was […]


Philly Chef Conference Coming To Drexel

You know, it’s about time something like this happened. On January 13 and 14, Drexel’s hospitality school will be hosting an industry-focused conference called, naturally, […]

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Saffron: West Philly Boom Is Nice, But Getting There May Be 100 Percent of the Battle

The Inquirer’s architecture critic, Inga Saffron, has occasionally been accused of being too negative — a charge leveled at most good critics at one time […]


Philly’s Secret Collection of the Best Clothes Ever

Philly’s best-kept secret may very well be Drexel’s Historic Costume Collection, a museum-quality cache of garments and accessories (more than 1,200 of them) that date […]


Joe Coffee Open and Serving Talula’s Daily Bites

Great news for caffeine addicts and returning students in University City: Joe Coffee officially opened its new location on Drexel’s campus. “Joe Chestnut” is the […]


That’s Doctor Vetri To You

Chef, mega restaurateur and James Beard Award Winner are all titles you can use in conjunction with Marc Vetri. But now you can also call […]


New Project in Powelton Village Gives Dorms a Run for Their Money

A few years ago, Todd Potter says he realized there was a big void in the Philadelphia real estate market. Students looking to live off-campus […]

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Bart Blatstein Wants to Buy Marketplace Design Center [UPDATED]

We’ve heard from multiple sources that developer Bart Blatstein is trying to finance the purchase of the Marketplace Design Center, best known as the sprawling interior […]


Staging 101: Do Not Cover Bong With Boxer Shorts

Actually, we can’t really tell what the boxer shorts are covering. The first thought was a lamp, but then, there’s a lamp right next to […]


Development Around Drexel Endangers Professor’s Well-Being

Drexel professor Kathleen Volk-Miller, who heads up the Painted Bride Quarterly literary magazine and brought the international Literary Death Match to Philadelphia (the only city […]


It’s Confirmed: Shake Shack to University City

Shake Shack is indeed coming to University City. Danny Meyer’s burger chain will be an anchor tenant of Drexel’s Chestnut Square complex, under construction on […]


Is Shake Shack Opening In University City?

That’s what the rumor-mill is churning out today. According to the Insider, a Drexel campus location for Shake Shack seems most likely–which will no doubt […]