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Amazing Transformations: Adaptive Reuse of Northwest Philly Church

Property photographer Laura Kicey has been chronicling the evolution of the former Fourth Reformed Church since 2012. First came the photo essay of church ruins […]


It’s Pizza Week at DiMeo’s Pizzeria

Tonight Pizzeria DiMeo’s in Andorra is celebrating its Pizza Week. Today through Thursday, February 6th, the pizzeria will be offering a four-course $30 per person tasting […]


Dalessandro’s Versus Chubby’s

As we promised, 2014 is the Year of the Cheesesteak. And as part of the continuing coverage of the cheesesteak, we will be profiling cheesesteak […]


Morning Headlines: Eataly Comes to Philly; 38Chestnut Breaks Ground, Without a Space

We have a lot of headlines this morning, so let’s get to it. First of all, to clarify: 38Chestnut will indeed have a space (that […]

City Life

Roxborough Not Happy About Proposed Wendy’s

Last week, more than 50 Roxboroughans (Roxbros?) boarded a rented yellow school bus and headed to a zoning hearing to voice their displeasure over the […]

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Morning Headlines: Like Center City, the Main Line Is Exploding With Rentals

The question, put somewhat Shakespearean-ly: From whence will come these eager hoards of renters, these express and admirable souls who in apprehension look not upon […]

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So Thoreau: 6BR Home Within the Schuylkill Valley Nature Center

Nature! Trees! The jackhammer of woodpeckers. The burnish of fireflies. The postprandial belch of bullfrogs. It’s all at hand around this beautiful home–4,700 square feet […]


Six-Thousand Square Feet of Footwear Comes to Roxborough Next Week

Paging Sarah Jessica Parker, Imelda Marcos and Beth Shak: The chain Famous Footwear opens its 40th Philadelphia-area store in the Androrra Shopping Center (8500 Henry […]


Fire Strikes Roxborough’s Adobe Cafe

A fire broke out at the popular Adobe Cafe in Roxborough this morning. The fire, which appeared to begin in the kitchen damaged the exterior […]


Foodery Roxborough Is Open

The Foodery in Roxborough opened its doors to the public on December 27th. The biggest Foodery yet is offering 700+  beers. The deli has been […]


Is Our Best Thai in Roxborough?

Adam Erace heads to Leverington and Ridge and discovers Phu Fha Thai, an until now below the radar Thai restaurant in Roxborough. Erace even goes as far to […]


A Diner Worth Discovering

Adam Erace shares Mel’s Kitchen with us, a year-old diner that already seems like it has been there forever. When Mel’s finally opened in November, […]


50 Years at Dalessandro’s

Roxborough’s Dalessandro’s has turned 50 and even better the newest owners have brought it back to its former glory. To stem the late-2000s “downhill” slide Steve […]


Holy Smoke! Good BBQ

Adam Erace finds good barbecue at Holy Smoke in Roxborough. Just read his description of the chicken and waffles. The classic Harlem-born duo takes time, […]


Bargain Burger In The Borough

Trey Popp travels to Roxborough in search of a bargain stuffed burger. And despite a few minor quibbles, that’s exactly what he finds at Roxburger. […]