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Old City


VIDEO: Fire Fighters Battle Suit Corner Blaze

Walking up 3rd Street in Old City, it looks like a bomb went off. A two-alarm fire ravaged the Suit Corner on Wednesday morning, leaving […]

City Life

Suit Corner Fire Is Under Control (Updated)

UPDATE [10:46 a.m.]: Dan McQuade reports that the fire has been declared under control by officials from the Philadelphia Fire Department. We’ll bring you more […]


Retail Report: Tons of New Store Openings

Earlier this year we noted how North Third Street had lost two neighborhood staples with the closing of the Three Sirens Boutique and Ligne Roset. […]


Retail News: Erdon Opens New Location in Old City

Another reason why Old City is one of our favorite shopping destinations: Erdon opened a second location at 162 North Third Street over the weekend. […]


Menu for Sixpoint Beer Dinner at Han Dynasty

Tomorrow, Tuesday, March 25th, Han Dynasty in Old City and Sixpoint Brewing are collaborating on a special Taste the Seis dinner that will showcase Sixpoint’s […]


Was Shirt Corner’s Collapse Planned?

The building known as Shirt Corner at Third and Market is gone, having collapsed entirely today. Its dissolution isn’t a surprise as L&I ordered it […]

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Urbanist Websites Confuse Philly With Boston — and With Bristol, CT

Websites that write about cities should probably keep a keen eye on which city is which, especially when aggregating content or using copyrighted photographs. Let’s […]

High Street on Market Review

Living in Left Field: High Street on Market Reviewed

Trey Popp thoroughly enjoys High Street on Market, Eli Kulp’s follow-up to Fork. Kulp likes to say that if Fork is “one step left of […]


Get Russian Imperial Stouts All Day at the Khyber

In honor of the Winter Olympics, Khyber Pass Pub is celebrating Russian Imperial Stouts today. The annual event has already kicked off with sixteen high-alcohol beers […]


Sundays Mean Bargain Cocktails at the Khyber

Every Sunday from 10 p.m. to midnight the Khyber Pass Pub is offering a special Dad’s Hat Rye Whiskey happy hour. During that time, the Old […]


Penthouse Condo in The National

Deeded parking is the dream if you live in a city of 1.5 million. Unless of course you’re a commuter like myself. Fortunately, the purchase […]


The Gaslight Will Host a Top Chef Viewing Party

Join Philadelphia cheftestant Jason Cichonski for a Top Chef Finale viewing party at The Gaslight, his recently opened bar in Old City. Root for Laurel’s Nick […]


Morning Headlines: Shirt Corner Demo Begins Tomorrow

Tomorrow, demolition of the Shirt Corner at 3rd and Market is expected to commence. In October it seemed the historic part of the Old City […]


Capogiro Gets Zoning Approval for Old City Cafe

Yesterday, Capogiro won zoning approval for their proposed cafe in Old City. The cafe will be on the first floor of 233 Chestnut Street, next […]


High Street on Market’s Broccoli Rabe Cocktail Gets Attention

It’s not a cocktail for everyone. The Inquirer’s Craig LaBan said of High Street on Market’s broccoli rabe cocktail, it could “grow chest hair on a kale […]