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Be Well Philly

Say Adios to Winter at the Springtime on the Schuylkill Fun Run and Potluck

Looking for the perfect way to welcome spring weather back into your running routine? Wave goodbye to the frosty chill and say hello to spring with […]


Pho Comes to Fairmount

The former BlueCat at 1921 Fairmount Avenue is now iPho, a Vietnamese eatery for Fairmount. Owner and chef Van Nguyen also owns an iPho in […]


Bar Hygge Readies for Opening

This week (Wednesday, February 3rd will NOT be the day) will see the opening of Bar Hygge at 1720 Fairmount Avenue. The brewpub is a collaboration […]


Townsend Wentz Readies BYOB, A Mano

Townsend Wentz has received a ton of accolades at his East Passyunk Avenue restaurant Townsend (#5 on the new Best Restaurants list), and he will debut […]

Be Well Philly

Where to Toast the Philadelphia Marathon With Brunch and Beer After the Race

Picture this: You’ve crossed the finish line at the Philadelphia Marathon, proudly hung your medal around your neck and wrapped yourself in one of those […]


Southern Comfort: South Reviewed

The first time I had chef Paul Martin’s food, I was standing in the street. Or a parking lot, maybe. Under a tent and the […]


Trinity Tuesday: You’ll Have Some Elbow Room in This Fairmount Abode

Head a few blocks north and west from the former trinity home of David Lynch near 24th and Aspen, and you’ll find this lovely expanded Father, […]


Restaurant and Beer Garden to Replace North Star Bar

The North Star Bar will close its doors for good on Saturday, October 17th after 30-plus years. The live music venue is in the process […]


First Look: South

Despite having an extremely un-Googlable name (you try typing “south restaurant Philadelphia” into the search field and let me know how it goes), South–the latest […]


Coming to North Broad, Live Jazz at SOUTH

Robert and Benjamin Bynum (Warmdaddy’s, Heirloom, Paris Bistro and back in the day, Zanzibar Blue) are getting close to opening their New Southern cuisine and live […]


New Listing: Fantastically Restored Dwelling Behind Historic Philly Site

Under normal circumstances we’d hesitate to show you a home standing near a prison. (Trust us.) Fortunately, the correctional institution in question has long ceased to […]


This Flashy Bi-Level Condo in Fairmount Has All of the Lights

From its hardwood floors to its pedestal sink, you’d think this bi-level condo in Fairmount was one of the more conventional properties we’d feature here. Instead, […]


Pennsylvania’s First (and Stunning) LEED Platinum Rehab Gets a Price Chop

A few blocks from Fairmount Park is a home that’s of some historical significance. The Slusher Residence is not necessarily important because of its age, but […]

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Fox Show Knock Knock Live Filmed in Fairmount Last Night

Fox’s new show Knock Knock Live filmed in Philly’s Fairmount neighborhood last night. The premise of the show is this: Celebrities knock on the doors of “unsuspecting” civilians and award them a […]


Bar Hygge: More on the Fairmount Ave Brewpub

The folks at Bar Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) have given us an on update on their upcoming full service neighborhood brewpub and restaurant. Construction, headed by Canno […]