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Living in Lansdowne: A Neighborhood Guide

Living history The Lenape were the first inhabitants of what’s now Lansdowne; Europeans began to join them when William Penn opened up his colony to […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Tudor Foursquare in Lansdowne

Just about everyone around agrees that Lansdowne Borough in Delaware County is full of potential. It has an attractive downtown Main Street with a historic […]

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Lansdowne Is No Longer a Dry Town

Thanks to a referendum approved by Lansdowne voters in yesterday’s election, restaurants in the Delaware County borough will be able to sell alcohol in the […]


First-Time Find: A Cook’s Delight in Lansdowne for $170K

You often hear people speak of places with “strong bones.” By this they mean the place may not live up to its full potential right […]

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PHOTOS: New Life for Iconic Lansdowne Theater?

Every Saturday was a great day in Lansdowne, Delaware County, in the late 1960’s. My mom would make Philadelphia Cream Cheese and jelly sandwiches, cut […]


Avenue Delicatessen Debuts Fall Menu

The Avenue Delicatessen in Lansdowne has expanded its hours. The Jewish/Italian deli amalgamation i now open till 9 p.m. So plenty of time to grab […]


NoBL Is Going Out With A Bang

So word has come down that NoBL is shutting the doors for good in Lansdowne. Yes, the place has struggled (it only opened about a […]


Woolsey’s Kitchen Equipment Going to Avenue Delicatessen

Remember back in December when Peter Woolsey was looking to give away some of his old kitchen equipment? Well it’s been claimed. The Avenue Delicatessen […]


Sign of Revival in Lansdowne, Avenue Delicatessen Needs a Sign

  Landsowne food scene has Sycamore, NoBL, Argana Moroccan Cuisine and a prospering farmers’ market. Next on the list, the Avenue Delicatessen, adjoining the just restored Lansdowne […]


UPDATE: NoBL Set to Reopen with Smaller Menu and Nothing Over $14

NoBL, which closed last month to reconceptualize has done just that and is reopening December, 12. The restaurant is still Mediterranean and the menu is smaller, […]


Sam Jacobson Is Leaving Sycamore

Chef Sam Jacobson is leaving Sycamore in Lansdowne. Jacobson has been in the tiny but highly regarded kitchen for nearly four years and will be […]


NoBL Closes to Reconceptualize

NoBL, the follow-up restaurant to Sycamore from Stephen Wagner and Sam Jacobson closed on Friday. According to a message posted to the Lansdowne restaurant’s web […]


The Moroccan Food Is the Only Thing Authentic at Lansdowne’s Argana (and That’s a Good Thing)

Lately, I’ve been spending a fair amount of time in Lansdowne. No, not to go to Sycamore — although I do love it there — […]


This Weekend at Sycamore

This weekend Sycamore, which has just been ranked  in the top five of Zagat’s Best Philadelphia Food Restaurants, is spicing up their menu with four […]


NoBL Brings Some Heat to Lansdowne

Trey Popp urges you to see him in Lansdowne, the dry borough just west of Philadelphia where Sam Jacobson is turning out “banging” plates at […]