Midtown Village

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Oloroso’s New Brunch Is a Huge Tapas Buffet

Oloroso, Townsend Wentz’s Spanish spot in Midtown Village, has a new brunch menu. And in addition to being a pretty great deal, the restaurant’s new buffet-style menu […]


Where to Eat in Midtown Village and the Gayborhood: The Ultimate Guide

Midtown Village (and the Gayborhood within it) is proof of all the theories for building heat and capturing lightning. It’s an area that showcases diversity, density […]


Alpen Rose, Schulson’s New Steakhouse, Is About to Open in Midtown Village

We first told you about Alpen Rose, the new Midtown Village concept from Michael Schulson and Nina Tinari, all the way back in May of last […]


On the Market: A Condo with a Real Chef’s Kitchen in Midtown Village

You’ve seen scads of listings for drop-dead-gorgeous houses and condos where the agent lovingly describes the “chef’s kitchen,” which is often as not the centerpiece […]

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Opa Finally Reopens After Water Main Break

Remember that crazy Center City water main break back in July — the one that gushed more than 15 million gallons of water at Juniper and Sansom […]

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The Best Midtown Village Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]


Michael Schulson Is Bringing a Steakhouse to Midtown Village

Michael Schulson is expanding his Midtown Village empire. The Schulson Collective restaurateur will open a boutique steakhouse concept — no name yet — in the […]


Living in Washington Square West: A Neighborhood Guide

What famed English essayist Samuel Johnson said about London applies equally to Washington Square West: When a person is tired of it, they’re tired of […]


Trading Places: Oloroso Reviewed

Oloroso isn’t a tapas place. You might think it is, and it might look like it is, but it isn’t. You may remember Townsend Wentz […]


Here’s What You’ll Be Eating at Porta, Midtown Village’s New Neapolitan Pizzeria

Back in May, we told you about two new locations that Asbury Park-based restaurant group Smith was planning for the 1200 block of Chestnut Street: Porta, a […]


Townsend Wentz Plans a “Down-and-Dirty” Spanish Tapas Restaurant for Midtown Village

Remember when “modern Spanish tapas” restaurants were all the rage? It was a grand ol’ time (in the early ’00s), when chefs could charge big […]


Hard Hat Tour: 1213 Walnut

Philadelphia’s newest hotel is in its home stretch, sprinting towards an August opening. Wait, did I say “hotel”? Forgive me, for I had a momentary lapse […]


Wrap Shack Is Expanding to Midtown Village

After 10 years in Rittenhouse Square, Philly-based Wrap Shack is expanding to a second location in Midtown Village.


Maison 208 Hosts Sneak Peek Tonight, Sets Opening Date

Finally, the long-awaited Maison 208 has an opening date. And chef Sylva Senat and his team are so excited, they’re hosting a preview of the […]


New Coworking Space “The Yard” Brings Privacy Back to the Office

This week Philly got another shared office space and this time The Yard, an established New York-based chain of creative spaces, expanded out of state […]