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FroYo, Donuts and Dosas to Replace Church on 40th Street

The Fortieth Street M.E. Church at 4oth and Sansom is slated to be torn down to make way for a contemporary glass-front retail space that […]

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Spencer’s ETA Burger Changes Hours So You Can Eta More Burgers

Diners of University City prepare yourself; its about to get meaty. The brother restaurant of Sabrina’s Cafe, Spencer ETA Burger, is changing its hours and […]

City Life

Outer Wall Peels Off West Philly Rowhouse

One side of a three-story rowhouse at West Cambridge and North 40th streets in Parkside collapsed around 11 a.m. this morning. Details are scant, but […]

City Life

Life Is Tough for Philadelphia’s Republicans

It wasn’t much of a surprise to most people when news networks all over the country projected that President Barack Obama had won Pennsylvania’s 20 […]

Foobooz

Want to Get Outside? The Porch is Serving Lunch

The cabin fever is probably pretty high right now. Roll on over to the Porch at 30th Street Station today for lunch, where Dapper Dog, […]

City Life

Stray Bullet Kills Teen Babysitter

A 19-year-old girl is dead after she opened a front door and was hit in the head with a stray bullet while she was babysitting. […]

Foobooz

Happy Second Anniversary to Tria Wine Room

Celebrate Tria Wine Room’s “terroir-able twos” today with Castellroig Cava Rosat for an incredibly cheap $2.22for your first glass (normally $10.50). As an added bonus, […]

Foobooz

Cafe Rue 52 Celebrates Grand Opening Today

West Philadelphia, your crepe dreams have come true. Creperie and espresso bar Cafe Rue 52 is having its grand opening today, from 3 to 6 […]

City Life

Store Owner Shoots Armed Robber Twice

Well, I guess this is one way to thwart a stickup. A West Philly store owner shot an armed robber twice on Friday morning. Police […]

Foobooz

Aksum Ups Game for Fall

Now that fall has officially fallen, Aksum Mediterranean Kitchen is rolling out a new menu to match. Featuring seasonal changes to both the dinner and  […]

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Spencer’s Burgers Are All About the Toppings

Brian Freedman took a trip on over to Drexel‘s campus to check out Spencer ETA Burger, brought to campus by the team behind Sabrina’s (the […]

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Monday Night Football Fiestas at Distrito

Distrito is bringing back their Football Fiestas for another season. Every Monday throughout football season Distrito will be serving up endless tacos and enchiladas for […]

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Jose Garces Debuting New Cookbook With Launch Dinner

On Monday, October 8 Joses Garces’ second book, The Latin Road Home will be released. The book is part cookbook, part travelogue and memoir, offering a chronological […]

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Tale of the Tape: Center for Culinary Enterprises

The Dorrance H. Hamilton Center for Culinary Enterprises, the new food incubator from the Enterprise Center, was ceremonially opened just last week at 48th and […]

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Jose Garces to Cook for Philabundance at The Porch

Looks like the always busy Jose Garces is in town this week for a good cause. This Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Garces and […]