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City Life

What Is Old City Without Tourists?

Last summer, for the first time in anyone’s memory, the tourists didn’t come. For two decades, we’ve lived in Old City. “A block from the […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

You Can Win $2,000 Worth of Free Wedding Goods at This Grooms’ Event in Old City

This one’s for the grooms: On May 14th, Old City wedding vendors are coming together to host an evening of drinks, discussions and shopping — […]

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Be Well Philly

Old City’s New “Immersive” Indoor Cycling Studio Offers a Cinematic Experience

Remember that feeling of losing yourself in a dark fitness studio — music pounding, sweat dripping, and not really thinking about anything but trying to […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

These Philly Fitness Pros Snapped Engagement Photos at Their Fave Outdoor Workout Spots

All you need to set the scene for engagement photos is a proposal, some love, and a backdrop perfect for the couple. Philly, with its […]

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Property

Just Listed: Bi-Level Penthouse Condo in Old City

Was 2020 a good year for you? Did you get a nice promotion? A lucrative new job offer? Did your startup firm survive the pandemic? […]

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City Life

Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted By a Co-Worker at GoPuff — and Then Retaliated Against

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. GoPuff Lawsuit: Woman Claims She Was Sexually […]

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Property

Just Listed: Loft Condo in Old City

It took a while for this svelte 1890s industrial building at the corner of Race and Orianna streets in Old City to join the dozens […]

Foobooz

First Look: Mei Mei, a Modern Taiwanese Restaurant in Old City

On March 12th, Old City will welcome Mei Mei, a Taiwanese restaurant and lounge concept from owner and executive chef Jay Ho. The food, he […]

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Property

On the Market: Bi-Level Condo in Old City

Say the phrases “loft condominium” or “loft apartment” and a certain aesthetic comes to mind, one that probably resembles the apartment those “Friends” lived in. […]

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Property

On the Market: Big, Bold Townhouses Coming to the Delaware Riverfront

Work is now underway on a new quartet of extra-large townhouses at the corner of Callowhill and Water streets on the Delaware riverfront. Dubbed Callowhill […]

Foobooz

A Return to Roots: Forsythia Reviewed

A French omelet is one of the world’s most perfect foods: comforting, simple, yet requiring a rigorous technique to do properly. Everyone who eats seriously […]

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Property

On the Market: Bi-Level Townhouse Condo in Old City

Washington Square West may be Center City’s most diverse neighborhood overall, but in several respects, Old City gives it a run for its money. It […]

Property

On the Rental Market: Live/Work Loft in Old City

Live-work loft apartments are most closely associated with artists and craftspeople, but artists and craftspeople aren’t the only people who work where they live. This […]

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Property

First Look: Condos Coming to Historic Old City Buildings

Where once the aroma of chemicals and oils filled Arch Street, other scents will soon emanate. These may include potpourri, flowers, perfume, olive oil, herbs […]

Foobooz

Where to Eat in Old City: The Ultimate Guide

Old City has been hit particularly hard with the sudden drop in tourism, and a significant number of restaurants in this neighborhood have shuttered. Despite […]