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Midtown Village


Paulie Gee’s Is a Welcome (and Spectacular) Addition to Philly’s Pizza Scene

I did not anticipate how much I was going to enjoy Paulie Gee’s. How could I? The new slice shop, opened at 13th and Waverly […]

Things to Do

Halloween Potion-Making at the Cauldron Blends Mixology and Magic

We’re deep into spooky season, and maybe you think you’ve already done all there is to do. Halloween-themed bars? Check. Haunted houses? Done. Pumpkin patches? […]

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Just Listed: Top-Floor Condo in Washington Square West

Today, yet another slice of history in the form of this Washington Square West White Building condo for sale. That’s right — this bright and […]


Good Luck Pizza Co. Is So Much More Than Just Pizza

In the dining room at Good Luck, I looked around and wondered where all the people were. It was a Thursday night. Not early. And […]


Nightmare Before Tinsel, Philly’s Pop-Up Halloween Bar, Sounds Particularly Nightmarish This Year

Halloween — and trick-or-treating, specifically — is cancelled this year (well, not officially yet in Philly). But it should be, according to the CDC. And yet that’s not […]

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Sigh. Blind Barber Is Good.

Blind Barber should not be good. Speakeasy-style bars are passé, hybrid bar-restaurants can be gimmicky, it’s a chain out of New York, it’s owned by […]


Midtown Village’s New Cantina-Style Restaurant Sounds … Wild

On Friday, Alex and Stavros Vasiliadis will open their new cantina-style concept, Bodega Bar and Kitchen in Midtown Village. Formerly of Pandora’s Kitchen, Monkey Bar and […]

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On the Market: Tri-Level Condo in Wash West

Love city living but want suburban space? This gorgeous four-level condo for sale near the heart of the Gayborhood/Midtown Village in Washington Square West squares […]

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City Life

There Goes the Gayborhood

It was around one o’clock in the morning, and I was standing in a long line of mostly straight Penn alumni waiting to enter Voyeur […]


Chef Tod Wentz Will Open the Pearl Tavern in Midtown Village

Chef and restaurateur Tod Wentz is expanding his restaurant empire with not one but two new concepts in Center City: a new Midtown Village tavern and […]


Through the Locked Door: Alpen Rose Reviewed

The door at Alpen Rose is locked. There’s a bell. You ring it, and one of the panels opens, a friendly face on the other […]

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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 […]