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Old City


Wister Opening in Old City

“I’m writing the menu around ingredients that are exciting me,” said chef Benjamin Moore. “Right now, that happens to be late summer produce and seasonal […]


Jawdropper of the Week: Contemporary History in Old City

“Everything old is new again” is probably the best phrase one can use to describe this stunning renovation of a historic 19th-century commercial building on […]


That House Out There: Creative Class in Old City

What sort of creative-class type are you? An artist looking for a blank canvas to paint on? A craftsperson who’d like to turn raw space […]

Things to Do

Pokémon Go Guided Tours Are Now a Thing in Philly

Mobile game Pokémon Go blew up when it was introduced last month, with an estimated 7.5 million downloads in the U.S. in just the first […]

Archaeologists excavate a privy in Old City

Archaeologists Find Thousands of Artifacts in Old Philly Toilets

Workers excavating at the site of the future Museum of the American Revolution over the past few years found quite a few historical artifacts in […]

Museum of the American Revolution rendering at night
City Life

Opening Date for Museum of the American Revolution Set

The Museum of the American Revolution has an opening date. Yesterday the museum, located at 3rd and Chestnut streets, announced it will open on April […]

City Life

VIDEO: Police Seek Suspects in Violent Armed Robbery in Old City

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for two men wanted for a violent armed robbery in Old City.


Two Beer Gardens Debut This Weekend

The first two beer gardens of the season open this weekend. Today, Michael Schulson’s Independence Beer Garden softly opens at 6th and Market and tomorrow […]


An American In Paris: La Peg Revisited

When the server told me the special for the night was a plate of snails packed with herb butter, I didn’t get them, because snails […]


Old City Gets Another Awesome New Boutique

Another lifestyle retailer has joined the lineup of amazing boutiques along Old City’s North 3rd street. Bucks County Dry Goods – which has two other locations in Lambertville and Princeton – opened […]


University City Keystone Innovation Zone to Expand Into Old City

Mayor Jim Kenney, the Philadelphia Department of Commerce and the University City Keystone Innovation Zone announced today that the UC KIZ will expand to include […]


Smooth Jazz and Skate Wing: 26 North Reviewed

The 1990s were a bad time for the American restaurant scene. We were, as an emerging culinary entity, in our first youth—like awful (if precocious) […]

Chef Eli Kulp's Fork Resturaunt

Fork Introduces Wednesday Night Dinners

Remember a few days ago when we told you about the new brunch program that Fork was launching? Yeah, well now they’re back again with […]

Living Room

Blueprint for Elegance on Chestnut Street

The great thing about new construction is that it’s all potential: an empty vessel waiting to be filled with your style and dreams. We recently […]


Little Lion Launches Happy Hour

Starting this evening, the Little Lion at 3rd and Chestnut rolls out its happy hour. Among the highlights, southern poutine, which is handcut fries tossed […]