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Gunshot Victim’s Body Pulled From Schuylkill in Center City

This is a developing story. Check back for more information. Philadelphia police are investigating after a gunshot victim’s body was pulled from the Schuylkill River […]


Townsend Wentz Plans a “Down-and-Dirty” Spanish Tapas Restaurant for Midtown Village

Remember when “modern Spanish tapas” restaurants were all the rage? It was a grand ol’ time (in the early ’00s), when chefs could charge big […]


Post Brothers Bets on Chestnut’s Retail Future (and Walnut’s Too)

“We’re bullish on Center City, and anytime we see an opportunity, we’re going to pursue it.” That statement from Matt Pestronk explains in a nutshell […]


Warby Parker to Le Bec-Fin Site a Sign That Center City Is Changing

On the surface, Warby Parker opening a new location on Walnut Street isn’t huge news. Sure, having the tech-based eyeglasses startup in town brings in more tax revenue, […]


Under Armour Flagship, Apartment High-Rise Planned for 16th and Walnut

Plans are starting to take shape for two key properties on the corner of 16th and Walnut, as owner Pearl Properties is busy working on designs for 1527 and 1529-33 […]


There Is a Single-Bedroom For Rent Near Rittenhouse Square

A roof deck and high speed elevator of some of the things residents in this “boutique building” on Walnut get to share, but the biggest bonus […]


PHOTO: 13 People Already Lined Up Outside the Apple Store for New iPhones

The latest and greatest iPhone goes on sale tomorrow, and people are excited. It’s a new Apple product! Even if it were a really stupid […]


Police Seek Information About Possible Homophobic Attack at 15th and Walnut Last Night

UPDATE, 9 p.m.: This evening I spoke with Caryn Kunkle, one of the first people to post on social media about the attack. She says […]


The 5 Pieces We Want Most at the New Vince Store on Walnut Street

Every fashion girl in the city let out a cheer when Vince finally opened its Rittenhouse doors last week. To finally rid Walnut Street of the long-faded gaudy glory […]


Retail News: Calypso St. Barth is Coming to Walnut Street

The folks over at Racked Philly just reported that Calypso St. Barth is set to open on Walnut Street before the end of the month. […]


May Theater Guide: What’s Opening On Stages This Month in Philadelphia

Our guide to what’s happening on Philly stages in May. Looking for something else? We’ve compiled a good list of local events happening now through […]


Morning Headlines: Is 1911 Walnut Doomed?

Last December the Philadelphia Business Journal reported that Toll Brothers Inc. was interested in the long-vacant — loooong vacant — property at 1911 Walnut Street. […]


Morning Headlines: Slow Start on Walnut Street Paid Off

Before property owners considered modern loft-like office spaces with the enthusiasm they do today, there was Chuck Block. Five years ago, the manager of the […]


This Just In: Vince is Opening on Walnut Street

The folks over at Racked Philly just confirmed those pesky rumors that’s we’ve been hearing for some times now: Vince is coming to Walnut Street. Slated […]


Details, Renderings of Luxury Apartments at 1616 Walnut

The exquisite Art Deco onetime-commercial building at 1616 Walnut Street will, by April, be the exquisite Art Deco now-residential building called ICON (all caps, it […]