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Right Now: $5 for 22-Ounces of Nugget Nectar

Troegs Nugget Nectar is one of the most sought-after beers of the year and the beer has started shipping in kegs from the Harrisburg brewer. […]

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Teenager Charged in Abduction of West Philly 5-Year-Old

From the Daily News: A 19-YEAR-OLD woman is being charged in connection with the kidnapping of a 5-year-old girl from her West Philadelphia school last […]

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Dear Penn Alexander Parents: You Have Until 5 p.m. to Secure a Good Education for Your Child

Welcome to the new normal, anxiety-ridden potential Penn Alexander parents. Today marks the official start of the new post-line-waiting world you live in; applications for […]

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Zama Expanding to 3200 Chestnut Street

  Michael Klein is reporting that Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka will be opening a two-story Japanese restaurant focusing on yakitori, noodles and dumplings at Chestnut Square. Chestnut Square […]

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Marigold Kitchen Does Away with A La Carte

Beginning this weekend Marigold Kitchen is doing away with a la carte ordering. From now on you can create your own tasting menus of 4, […]

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Adam Erace Reviews West Philly’s Rue 52

Mahari Bailey hopes her coffee-and-crepes spot, Rue 52 can aid in the revitalization of 52nd Street in West Philadelphia. Adam Erace stops in to check out the […]

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It’s Confirmed: Shake Shack to University City

Shake Shack is indeed coming to University City. Danny Meyer’s burger chain will be an anchor tenant of Drexel’s Chestnut Square complex, under construction on […]

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Is Shake Shack Opening In University City?

That’s what the rumor-mill is churning out today. According to the Insider, a Drexel campus location for Shake Shack seems most likely–which will no doubt […]

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Cat Causes Power Outage for 100 West Philly Residents

This is what we know: Sunday night, a cat caused a short in a transformer at a West Philly housing complex, leading to a power […]

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Calling All Food Trucks, Porch Expanding Vending

Imagine a venue with great food, high traffic, ample space, an outdoor patio, and magnificent views of the city skyline and river. A place like […]

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Saigon Cuisine Temporarily Closed

The dreaded candy cane-striped sign adorns the door at Saigon Cuisine, the Vietnamese replacement to Nan at 40th and Chestnut. The cease operations placard is up […]

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Infamous Philly “Cult” Church for Sale on eBay

Remember the Seinfeld episode where George hires a carpet cleaning service run by a religious cult? (“They call themselves a cult,” he sniffs, when they […]

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Pod Gives Its Menu an Update

University City’s Pod gives itself an update, adding new cooked items and with the help of chef Makoto, chef and partner of Stephen Starr’s Makoto […]

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Apartments Could Replace Classrooms at West Philly High

West Philly High has a future—just not for educational purposes. According to reports, New York developer Strong Place Partners wants to convert the old building […]

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Need a Gluten Free Beer with Your Turkey?

The Bottle Shop at Local 44 is all stocked up on gluten-free beer for Thanksgiving. Ask one of the helpful stafffers if you’re in the […]