North Broad

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Cicala at the Divine Lorraine Isn’t This Good by Accident

My server really wanted me to try the fish pasta. It was his favorite, he said. Delicious. Amazing. He had a favorite cocktail, too. A […]

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City Life

The Pop-Up Beach on Broad Will Return for Philly Free Streets

The beach on Broad is (almost) back. Philly Free Streets — the one day a year when the city shuts down a major road to […]

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City Life

PHOTOS: Scenes From the Third Annual Philly Free Streets

The city gave pedestrians free reign of North Broad Street on Saturday and, by all measures, they made the most of it. Cars were barred […]

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The New Met on Broad Street Announces Its Food & Bev Plan

Ahead of its December 2018 grand re-opening, Live Nation Philadelphia announced on Monday that Jean-Marie Lacroix’s Brûlée Catering will handle all food and drink operations at the newly […]

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Southern Comfort: South Reviewed

The first time I had chef Paul Martin’s food, I was standing in the street. Or a parking lot, maybe. Under a tent and the […]

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First Look: South

Despite having an extremely un-Googlable name (you try typing “south restaurant Philadelphia” into the search field and let me know how it goes), South–the latest […]

Property

1300 Fairmount Project Moves a Step Forward

Roughly a month after the Divine Lorraine’s groundbreaking, PlanPhilly’s Jared Brey reports Philadelphia’s zoning board voted last week in favor of approving the 1300 Fairmount Avenue project, […]

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Check Out the Opening Menu at SOUTH

Last week we shared the details on SOUTH, the North Broad Street restaurant and jazz bar from Robert and Benjamin Bynum. And today we’ve got Lafayette, Louisiana […]

Property

Divine Lorraine Secures Construction Loan; How About a Papal Blessing?

News came down this week that Eric Blumenfeld had secured a $35 million construction loan to all but officially mark the redevelopment process at the […]

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Coming to North Broad, Live Jazz at SOUTH

Robert and Benjamin Bynum (Warmdaddy’s, Heirloom, Paris Bistro and back in the day, Zanzibar Blue) are getting close to opening their New Southern cuisine and live […]

Property

1300 Fairmount Sails Through Design Review, Now Heads to Zoning

1300 Fairmount, a large mixed-use apartment complex planned on the vacant lot that all but wraps the Divine Lorraine on Ridge Avenue, sailed through the […]

Property

Pole Position: Light Towers “Appropriate Signal” of North Broad’s Bright Future

Mayor Michael Nutter officially announced the plan that will completely change the look, feel and future of a nearly 2.5 mile stretch of North Broad Street […]

Property

Historical Commission Gives Thumbs Up to Divine Lorraine Plan

The Historical Commission gave its blessing to Eric Blumenfeld’s plans to revive the Divine Lorraine into a luxury apartment building with four “Vetri-caliber” restaurants split […]

Property

Divine Lorraine Moves One Step Closer

Brace yourselves, folks. News regarding the Divine Lorraine is going to come fast and furious until the “groundbreaking” event takes place, hopefully sometime in August. […]

Property

Dual Apartment Buildings at Broad and Callowhill on Track for Groundbreaking

It’s been well over a year since we’ve checked in on the two mammoth lots that encompass the the southeast and southwest corners of North […]