Old City


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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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 […]

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Where to Eat in Old City: The Ultimate Guide

Old City Philadelphia contains multitudes. It’s the public face of our city, a central downtown neighborhood, a tourist destination, a Friday night horror show of […]

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The Renaissance Hotel in Old City Revamps Its All-Day Cafe and Cocktail Bar

The Renaissance Hotel in Old City is changing up its restaurant and bar concepts. Franklin Social, an all-day cafe, and cocktail bar Franklin Lounge will open […]

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Will BYOB in East Passyunk Is Closing for Good

Chris Kearse, the chef and owner of Will BYOB, is opening a restaurant in Old City. Forsythia will take over the former Capofitto space at 233 […]


5th Street Near Independence Hall Closed After “Large Void” Found Under Surface

The Water Department closed 5th Street between Chestnut and Walnut streets in Old City on Thursday after Verizon workers discovered a “large void” under the road. […]


5 Fabulous Rentals for Philly’s Fabulously Wealthy

Renting: It’s not just for the transient and the struggling anymore. According to a recent RentCafé study, high-income households make up the fastest-growing segment of […]

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A New Upscale Indian BYOB Opens in Old City

A restaurateur and chef with a long history running Indian restaurants in the Philly region have opened a high-end Indian BYO in Old City. Makhani Modern Indian […]

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17 Great Places to Eat on Columbus Boulevard and Delaware Avenue

When you think of Philly’s great restaurant neighborhoods, places like Rittenhouse, Fishtown, and East Passyunk come to mind. And although the city’s eastern artery, Columbus Boulevard […]

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You Can Add CBD to Any Dish on the Menu at This Old City Restaurant

It’s official: 2018 was the year of CBD in Philly. From the juices to the spa treatments and smoothies, cannabidiol is quickly becoming a household name. […]


The Huge New Wawa Is Now Open (And Giving Out Free Coffee All Weekend)

With the universe’s largest Wawa opening today in Philly, we have officially declared this Wawa Week in Philadelphia. Go here to follow all of our coverage. At long last, the largest Wawa in […]

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Old City’s New Barre and Yoga Fusion Class Will Test Your Mental Strength

It’s not quite a barre class, and it’s definitely not purely a yoga class. No, Mind Over Matter, the signature class at Old City’s new […]

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A New Yoga and Barre Studio Just Opened in Old City — and Their Classes Sound Intense

It’s an unfortunate fact of Philly that some neighborhoods are completely packed with fitness studios (ahem, Rittenhouse), while in others you’d be hard pressed to […]


A First Look Inside The National in OId City

The Buccini/Pollin Group’s (BPG) first residential project in Philadelphia, The National, opened its doors to its first residents on Nov. 1st. The much-discussed project puts […]


On the Market: Stylish Modern Condo in Old City

Picture this: A stylish, modern bi-level condo in historic Old City, in one of those handsome 19th-century commercial buildings that give the neighborhood its character. […]