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Pretty Isn’t Enough: Aether Reviewed

I honestly don’t know what to tell you about Aether. I’ve been thinking about it for days — conflicted over what I experienced and what […]


First Look: Elwood, Fishtown’s New BYO Dedicated to Pennsylvania’s Culinary Traditions

Adam Diltz says that, barring some natural disaster, Elwood, his Fishtown BYOB at 1007 Frankford Avenue, will finally start taking reservations for its opening night, May 1st — nearly three […]


Pineville Fishtown Has Closed After Eight Months in Business

Pineville Fishtown, the offshoot of Bucks County’s Pineville Tavern, has closed. Father-son owners Andrew and Drew Abruzzese opened the concept in an out-of-the-way property at Huntington […]

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City Life

Starbucks Presses Pause on Plans for “Hip” Frankford Avenue Location

Nearly two weeks ago, we told you Starbucks wanted to open a “unique” location on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown, complete with yarn-bombing, a fish mural, […]

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First Look: Liberty Kitchen, Fishtown’s New Deli and Artisan Market

Liberty Kitchen, the locally-focused deli, specialty market, and event space, officially opens tomorrow at 1244 North Front Street in Fishtown. The concept is a collaboration between […]


Pizzeria Beddia Isn’t the “Best Pizza in America” Anymore

It must suck to be Joe Beddia right now. Or maybe it’s great to be Joe Beddia right now. It’s probably a little of both. […]

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City Life

All the Hip Crap Starbucks Is Trying to Push on a Reluctant Fishtown

Yarn-bombing. A fish mural. “Raw,” industrial materials. These are just some of the “unique” touches Starbucks says it would use to personalize the location it […]


Take a Look Around the New Pizzeria Beddia in Fishtown

The first thing I want you to know about the new Pizzeria Beddia is that it’s a very pretty place. It’s bright and white, filled with clean […]

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Life & Style

The Stylish, Philly-Designed Laptop Backpack You’ll Carry With Pride

Lindsay Fiegleman, founder of Fishtown accessories brand Sticks + Stones, began to notice something about the men of Philly: More and more were paying attention […]

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Wm. Mulherin’s Sons Hit With Class-Action Tip-Skimming Lawsuit

A former server at busy Fishtown restaurant Wm. Mulherin’s Sons has filed a class-action lawsuit against the restaurant’s owners and a former manager, alleging that […]

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Meet the Chef Who Owns Philly’s New Cult-Favorite Sushi Spot

Philly’s seen a wave of high-end sushi spots and omakase specialists announced and opened in recent months. But none have captured our attention like Da-Wa, […]

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Liberty Kitchen, a Deli, Market and Event Space, Is Opening in Fishtown

Liberty Kitchen, a new locally-focused market, commissary, and event space, is set to open next month in Fishtown. The concept at 1244 North Front Street […]

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First Look: Aether’s Swank, Seafood-Centric Menu in Fishtown

Aether, a new concept from the owners of Princeton’s Elements and Mistral in Princeton and King of Prussia, will open for dinner this Thursday, February 7th at 1832 Frankford Avenue. […]

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Hajimaru Ramen Has Softly Opened in Fishtown

Philly’s ramen boomlet has spread to Fishtown. Hajimaru Ramen softly opened over the weekend at 200 East Girard Avenue, the space formerly occupied by Shoo Fry and, […]

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Tired Hands Will Open Its First Philly Brick-and-Mortar in Fishtown

For a long time, Philadelphians wanting to taste Tired Hands Brewing Company beers had to hop in the car or on regional rail and head for […]