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New A.C. Master Plan Loosens Up Longtime Zoning Restrictions

This week the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, the body that controls Atlantic City’s Tourism District, gave the green light on changes to the city’s master […]


Loco Pez Is Coming to Graduate Hospital

Over the summer we told you that the Twi-Lite Lounge at 20th and Bainbridge had been acquired by Loco Pez owner Joe Beckham and his […]


Headlines: Greensgrow Farms Expanding With West Philly Garden Center

Kensington-based Greensgrow Farms has visions of opening a new West Philly garden center at 5123-29 Baltimore Avenue. West Philly Local says that the group will […]


Another Delay for Crime & Punishment Brewing

Crime & Punishment Brewing Company has hit another roadblock as it attempts to open a brewpub on Girard Avenue in Brewerytown. The City of Philadelphia is […]


Morning Headlines: City Council Proposes Bills on Housing Affordability and Rezoning

City Council was back in session yesterday, and Jared Brey at PlanPhilly has the details on bills introduced by Kenyatta Johnson, Mark Squilla and Darrell […]


Pennsport Hearing for Mellody Brewing Company

While a zoning meeting may not grab your attention at first, when there’s the possibility of a brewery involved it just might. Tonight, Tuesday, June 24th, […]


The South Philly Barbacoa Will Not Happen at Isaiah Zagar Garage

The Passyunk Post is reporting that the South Philly Barbacoa project from Benjamin Miller and his wife Cristina Martinez will not be happening in the Isaiah Zagar […]

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TLA Pitches Movie Theater to Northern LIberties

TLA’s Ray Murray went in front of the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association last night to shed some light on his plans for Warehouse Cinema, the […]


Is This the La Colombe Fishtown Flagship Store and Distillery?

View Larger Map (1335-1349 Frankford Avenue) We told you about La Colombe’s plans for a Fishtown roasterie and distillery back in June. But since then […]


Scarduzio Gets Go Ahead for New Building on Passyunk Avenue

Chris Scarduzio received the go-ahead today from the Zoning Board to demolish the former Artisan Boulanger Patissier building at 12th and Morris Streets. Scarduzio intends […]

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Philly Officials Will Not Crack Down on Airbnb Rental Hosts

Airbnb.com is a hot, Silicon Valley-based company that’s enjoyed phenomenal growth with a very simple business model: It acts as a market maker for short-term […]


ReAnimator Cafe Gets Approval to Open Cafe in Fishtown

Mark Capriotti dropped us a line to let us know his ReAnimator Coffee is planning to open a cafe at 1523 E Susquehanna very soon. Capriotti and […]


The Gastronaut: What Philly Needs Now

In the past couple of years, Philadelphia has become a good restaurant city. But what is it going to take to make us great? It […]


Old City’s Charlie’s Goes On Offensive

Photo via Bhiladelphia Charlie’s Pub closed back in April and has been looking to make a comeback at 17 N 3rd Street. Unfortunately for them […]


Fishtown’s Barcade

Brownstoner has the floor plan and a rendering of the proposed Frankford Avenue Barcade. Among the highlights of the rendering: 13-seat bar 32-seat outdoor beer garden […]