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Two Philly Couples Are Opening a New HIIT Training Gym in Kensington

It’s pouring outside, and I am late. I’m not normally late to workouts — I am, however, late to basically everything else — but tonight was […]

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Punch Buggy Brewing Is Bringing Beer and Fancy Grilled Cheese to Kensington

Despite the loss of St. Benjamin Brewing back in spring, Kensington’s beer community is still bustling with new activity, like the in-progress, sour-focused After Midnight. And […]

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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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Kensington’s Saint Benjamin Brewing Company Will Close

Craft brewery and taproom Saint Benjamin Brewing Company will close next month. Founder and owner Tim Patton is in the process of selling the building at […]

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After Midnight, a Sour-Centric Brewery, Is Coming to Kensington

A new brewery specializing in sour styles is coming to Kensington. After Midnight Brewing will open a production space and taproom 2205 North American Street sometime […]

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Pizzeria Beddia Oh So Quietly Begins Taking Reservations

The reincarnation of Pizzeria Beddia is now open in Fishtown at 1313 North Lee Street. It opened quietly — which is impressive considering the hype behind it. It’s currently […]

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A Philly Photographer on His Decade of Documenting the Opioid Epidemic

Jeffrey Stockbridge did not come to photograph the opioid epidemic in Philadelphia by seeking it out. He spent his time, as a photography student at […]

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ReAnimator Coffee in Kensington to Add a Pizzeria and Natural Wine Bar

Mark Corpus and Mark Capriotti, the coffee mavens behind the ReAnimator Coffee brand (a local coffee roaster with three cafe locations in Philly — four when you include their […]

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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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Check Out Pineville Fishtown’s Decadent New Brunch Menu

Pineville Fishtown brought comforting tavern-style fare — plus an impressive upstairs piano bar — to the corner of Huntingdon and Gaul Streets in Kensington over the summer. And […]

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Check Out Sergeant York, a Neighborhood Bar for Fishtown

Last month, we told you about Sergeant York, the new spot taking the reins from longtime occupants Jovan’s Place at 2327 East York Street. And tonight, October 16th, […]

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Here’s What Kenney’s Opioid Disaster Declaration Means for Kensington

Mayor Jim Kenney is getting serious about Philadelphia’s overdose epidemic — particularly in Kensington, where the crisis is most prevalent. On Wednesday, the mayor signed […]

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Vientiane Bistro Is Now Open in Kensington

Lao cuisine has come to Kensington. Vientiane Bistro, the first offshoot of long-running West Philly favorite Vientiane Cafe, is now open at 2537 Kensington Avenue. […]

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Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook May Be Opening a “Zahav-Like” Restaurant in Kensington

It appears as though Michael Solomonov and Steve Cook are expanding their empire into Kensington. The CookNSolo business partners may be planning to bring a new concept to 1301 […]

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A Fergie’s Alum Is Opening a Neighborhood Bar in Kensington

Niall Murphy, a longtime Fergie’s bartender, is bringing a neighborhood bar with an industrial vibe to Kensington. Sutton’s will open at 1706 North 5th Street, with 10 […]