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It’s Always Sunny Is Filming in Center City on Friday

Few could have predicted the runaway success of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia when it premiered on FX in August of 2005. The show (now […]


Old Kanella Location Re-opening as Kanella Grill

It has been a just over a year since Kanella closed its doors at its original location and set its sights on Queen Village. It […]


Toll Drops Plans for Society Hill Playhouse Site

First, it was condominiums. Then, rental apartments. Now, nothing. Toll Brothers has dropped plans to build apartment buildings on two plots of land it owns […]


Trinity Tuesday: In Step With the Times in Wash West

Generally speaking, one of the charms of Philly’s trinities is the whiff of history that hangs about them. They don’t build ’em like this any […]


Cheu Noodle Bar Adds Happy Hour, Lunch Combos

Cheu Noodle Bar’s Shawn Darragh checks in with some news from Cheu. The Washington Square West noodle heaven is now offering happy hour and lunch […]


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 […]


Jawdropper of the Week: 19th-Century Coating, Modern Filling

Many of our Jawdroppers of the Week are houses that are out somewhere on the Main Line or in Bucks County—places where you’ve got space […]


Trinity Tuesday: Little House with Big Rooms

It looks like a classic trinity on the outside, and it has the trademark spiral staircase on the inside. But this expanded trinity across from […]


Josh Lawler Closing His The Farm and Fisherman

Eater’s Alex Tewfik has the scoop on Josh Lawler’s plans to close his the Farm and Fisherman BYOB on Pine Street. Lawler is closing his […]


Official: P.J. Clarke’s Coming to Curtis Center

It’s official, New York City’s landmark P.J. Clarke’s is coming to the Curtis Center at 6th and Walnut Streets. A news conference today announcing the restaurant and the […]

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 […]


Petruce et al Closes

The writing has been on the wall for awhile now at Petruce et al. The space has been for lease, the et al has scattered. […]


Craftsman Row Saloon Officially Opens Today

Today, Friday, December 4, brother-and-sister restaurateurs George and Vasiliki Tsiouris, co-owners of Midtown Village’s Opa and Drury Beer Garden, will officially open Craftsman Row Saloon. Craftsman […]


Opa Team Opening Bar on Jewelers’ Row

George and Vasiliki Tsiouris, who opened Opa several years ago are now looking to takeover the former Coco’s at 112 South 8th Street. The brother-and-sister […]


Parker Spruce Hotel Owner Presents Plans for “Boutique” Fairfield Inn; Neighbors Air Grievances

The Washington Square West Civic Association held a public meeting last Tuesday night regarding the redevelopment of the Parker Spruce Hotel at 13th and Spruce Street. The […]