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Melrose Diner

a closed TSA screening line at Philadelphia International Airport, which is one of the worst airports in the country
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Yes, Philadelphia’s Airport Is as Bad as You Think It Is

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Friday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]


Melrose Diner Is Open Again With Half-Off Everything

Sometimes, when we lose a thing, we realize how much we love it. The absence of said thing reminds us how treasured it really is. Such is not the […]

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After Fire, Melrose Diner Looks Like It’s Going to Be OK

Take a deep breath, Philadelphia. You might not be able to chow down at Melrose Diner — the beloved, 24-hour South Philly staple — for a […]

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10 Classic Philadelphia Commercials

Ever since reading this post on the Melrose Diner, I’ve been humming the jingle non-stop. I’ve only eaten at the Melrose a handful of times, […]

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Scenes From the Melrose Diner

I’ve been hanging out at the Melrose Diner in South Philly, talking to people about what’s on their minds these days and how they’re doing. […]


Everybody Who Knows Goes To Melrose… For the 4G

If you’re trying to read this from your chair at La Colombe or stool at McGlinchey’s (you daytime drunk) and it’s taking forever to load, […]


Melrose Diner Changes Hands

Dan Gross reports today that the Melrose Diner has changed hands. The South Philadelphia institution was sold by Richard Kubach Jr., whose family has owned […]