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Bartender Says Philadelphia Distilling Fired Her After Fight Over Racial Slur

A former bartender at Fishtown’s Philadelphia Distilling says company management terminated her employment after she slapped a co-worker who had repeatedly used a racial slur in her presence during […]

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Foobooz

Tired Hands Just Opened a Beer Garden in Fishtown

Philly-based fans of Tired Hands Brewing Company won’t have to trek out to Ardmore to sip a wide selection of the cult favorite craft brewer’s beers […]

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Foobooz

First Look: Honeygrow Test Kitchen

The Honeygrow Test Kitchen officially opens in Fishtown this Monday, October 1st. We shared the menu last week, and now we have some glamour shots of […]

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Foobooz

Say Hello to R&D, Root Reborn as a Cocktail Bar

Earlier this month, we told you all about why Root has been closed since August: their planned pivot to cocktail bar (headed up by Aaron […]

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Foobooz

Nunu Bar Brings Yakitori, Katsu and Japanese Highballs to Fishtown

Nunu Bar, the izakaya-inspired bar concept from Ben Puchowitz and Shawn Darragh, has been in the works since before neighboring Cheu Fishtown opened. And now, they’re ready […]

Foobooz

Check Out the Menu for Fishtown’s New Honeygrow Test Kitchen

The Honeygrow Test Kitchen — Honeygrow’s first Fishtown location, initially known as hg + mg Test Kitchen — is set to open on Monday, October 1st. The marquee […]

Foobooz

Sarvida, Fishtown’s New Filipino Restaurant, Is Ready to Serve You

Sarvida, Lou Boquila’s new Filipino restaurant at 300 East Girard Avenue (in the space that used to be Girard Bruncherie), is done. They’ve renovated the space (nixing the previous […]

Foobooz

Sergeant York Will Replace Jovan’s Place in Fishtown

Jovan’s Place was Fishtown’s perfect Yugoslavian corner bar and restaurant. A family-run spot serving cheap drinks and stuffed cabbage, there for 31 years. It closed for […]

Foobooz

Root in Fishtown Is Planning a Serious Pivot

Usually, when a restaurant takes an entire month off — the way Root did in August — it isn’t a great sign. A weekend break? […]

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Be Well Philly

At the Lululemon Local Race, You Can Try a Ton of Fishtown Gyms for Free

Philly certainly likes to get creative with its fitness events and We. Are. Here. For. It. From City Fitness’ Commotion last month — a silent […]

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Foobooz

Honeygrow Is Opening Its First Fishtown Location

Fast-casual spot honeygrow is opening its first Fishtown location this fall — a test kitchen that’s open to the public. The hg + mg Test Kitchen will […]

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News

Aziz Ansari Will Perform at Punch Line Philly This Weekend

Aziz Ansari will work out new material at Punch Line Philly this weekend. It’s the actor/comedian’s first time performing in the city since he was […]

Foobooz

Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Over Easy Breakfast Club

We told you about Over Easy Breakfast Club, the concept from French Laundry alum Erik Östman and his wife Angelica, back in May. After soft […]

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Marijuana Crusader N.A. Poe Is Opening a Restaurant In Fishtown

“I want it to become a destination spot,” says well-known marijuana enthusiast N.A. Poe when I ask him about Poe’s Sandwich Joint, his upcoming Fishtown […]

Property

An Urban Oasis in Fishtown for $575K

It’s always a good thing when I see an email from Kelly Straka in my inbox. That’s because I know I’m going to open it […]