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Is Wynnestay The Oldest Philadelphia House On the Market?

We all know Philly is chock-full of historic homes, but which of these golden oldies is the oldest currently on the market? A quick Zillow […]

Foobooz

Sushi School is Back in Session At Pod

By Isabelle Gallicchio and Ella Torres Last year Stephen Starr’s West Philly pan asian restaurant, Pod, launched an in-house Sushi School, taught by head sushi chef, Tomoyuki Takasu. […]

City

Two West Philadelphia Rowhomes Collapse

Row homes collapse on 61st & spruce street in #Philly. Fire officials searching homes for people, no injuries so far pic.twitter.com/C11cp9J2xT — Kristen Johanson (@KristenJohanson) […]

Property

Breaking University City Retail News

The bad news: Rittenhouse’s Hello World and Wash West’s Hello Home are closing. The good news: They’re combining to open a “lifestyle” store (also called Hello World) at […]

Foobooz

Restaurant Review: CoZara

We here at Philadelphia magazine decided last month to start debuting restaurant reviews early on Foobooz. We had reasons. And we discussed them here. Welcome to […]

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Property

“There Are Going to Be Some Legal Issues”

The former HOOPS Deli & Market at 42nd and Chester had a side wall collapse yesterday morning, and is now being torn down entirely. The […]

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Property

It’s Skidmore, Owings & Merrill for 30th Street Station

As first reported by PhillyDeals, Amtrak has announced the members of the team that will, in the next two years, develop the joint master plan for […]

Foobooz

CoZara Is Now Open for Lunch

Hiroyuki “Zama” Tanaka’s recently opened coZara at 33rd and Chestnut Streets is now open for lunch. The 140-seat restaurant is offering Japanese izakaya dishes like: […]

City Life

25 Years a Mom

We’re driving into the city, my husband Doug and I, the car filled with pickaxes and shovels and flats of marigolds and pots of tomatoes. […]

Foobooz

2014 Night Market Dates Announced

Mark your calendars, the Food Trust has announced its 2014 Night Market dates and locations. Night Markets are a celebration of food, drink and neighborhood. […]

City

SEPTA Driver Gives Trolley Rides Poetic Touch

The City Paper’s Daniel Denvir rides the trolley with SEPTA’s unofficial resident poet in this week’s edition, and the results are pretty entertaining: Mike Fuller […]

City Life

NYT: Drexel May Build Over Train Yard

The New York Times reports today that Drexel University plans an ambitious redevelopment plan for properties it owns and adjoins near 30th Street Station, ” a […]

Property

Morning Headlines: New Plan for Proposed Condo Complex on Clark Park

A proposal for a mixed-use complex at 43rd and Baltimore on Clark Park presented during a recent Spruce Hill Community Association meeting was generally well-received, […]

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TV Film Crew Screws Up Traffic in West Philly

Heads up if you’re driving in West Philly over the next week or so. Westphillylocal.com reports that a film crew in town taping a TV […]

Property

Is Architectural Consistency Overrated?

One of the big concerns many residents of neighborhoods undergoing major change have is preserving the character of their neighborhood. Usually, such discussions focus on […]