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Play Artist-Decorated Pianos on the Streets of University City

University City will feature eight pianos transformed into pieces of public art, displayed throughout the district. From June 7th to June 17th, you’ll be able […]

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Spencer ETA Burger Is Now Open

Spencer ETA Burger has just opened on the campus of Drexel University. The burger spot that is owned by the same crew behind Sabrina’s Cafe […]

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All Three Trias Now Open on Fridays for Lunch

In the dark days only Tria Rittenhouse Square offered lunch. But starting today all three Tria locations are now open for Friday lunch. So whether […]

City Life

Police Searching for Guy Who Threw Scalding Coffee at Clerk

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man who more than overreacted during a dispute over whether or not he paid a clerk […]

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Artisan Popsicles Come to West Philly

44th Street now has an artisan popsicle shop situated between Honest Tom’s and Tampopo. Lil’ Pop Shop has opened today and is serving up about a […]

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If the End of the World is Coming, At Least We’ll be Well Fed

The Maya exhibition at the Penn Museum is a big bummer. C’mon, we don’t want to be told with scholarly guarantee that the whole end-of-the-Maya-calendar-end-of-the-world […]

City Life

Negotiator Quells West Philly Hostage Situation

A group  of men were trying to rob a Chinese takeout place in West Philly when police got reports of a robbery in progress. Officers […]

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Ramen Bar Coming to West Philly

A fluorescent orange liquor license is in the window of 4040 Locust Street, the former home of the Strikes bowling alley and Locust Moon comic book store. […]

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Beck’s Cajun Coming to 30th Street Station

This summer Beck’s Cajun Cafe will be coming to 30th Street Station. The popular Reading Terminal Market stand will be opening next to what was […]

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Grill Fish Cafe Comes Up Timid

Adam Erace was excited to try Benny Lai’s Grill Fish Cafe in West Philadelphia but he found the whole experience to be just too tame. The […]

City Life

The Porch Improves Scene Around 30th Street Station

If you’re looking to take a stroll this weekend, head for 30th Street Station and the Porch public space that was created by the University […]

Foobooz

Check Out JG Domestic’s Spring Menu

JG Domestic’s menu has acquired a definite Spring feel to it from the sunchoke soup to the wild bass with blood oranges and black olive […]

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Shawarma Food Truck Impresses on Streets of West Philadelphia

In this week’s Philadelphia Weekly Brian Freedman reviews Marrakesh Express, the food truck version of the storefront that vanished from our foodscape last spring. Chicken […]

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Quick Bites: Culinary Incubator, Arepas from a Truck, the End of MidAtlantic

The Center for Culinary Enterprises is under construction in West Philadelphia. When it opens in July the space at 48th and Spruce will include licensed commercial […]

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Craving: Honest Tom’s Breakfast Tacos

I was  looking through my iPhone this weekend and came across the above photo and haven’t been able to stop thinking about Honest Tom’s breakfast […]