August 22, 2012

Ocean Prime Will Replace Roy’s On Sansom Street

Ocean Prime Will Replace Roy’s On Sansom Street Ocean Prime Will Replace Roy’s On Sansom Street PhillyEater reports that Ocean Prime will replace Roy’s at the 15th and Sansom Streets in Center City.  Ocean Prime Philadelphia will be owner Cam Mitchell’s 10th Ocean Prime restaurant and the opening is scheduled for Spring of 2013. Here’s the announcement from the Ocean Prime website […]
August 21, 2012

Top 3 Philadelphia Area Golf Courses

Top 3 Philadelphia Area Golf Courses Top 3 Philadelphia Area Golf Courses Now that the scorching heat and humidity of August is coming to an end and Labor Day is right around the corner it seemed like a great time to do a post on the top Philadelphia Area Golf Courses. According to Golf Digest the Philadelphia and surround suburbs […]
August 17, 2012

Esquire Magazine Names Philadelphia Late Night Capital Of The US!

Esquire Magazine Names Philadelphia Late Night Capital Of The US! Esquire Magazine Names Philadelphia Late Night Capital Of The US! Doesn’t it seem like there’s a new one of these every day?  Fresh off the heels of Philadelphia claiming the “Best Sandwich in America” title from the Travel Channel (Congrats again DiNic’s!), it’s been brought to my attention that Esquire […]
August 16, 2012

DiNic’s Roast Pork Sandwich Named Best In America By Travel Channel!

 DiNic’s Roast Pork Sandwich Named Best In America By Travel Channel! DiNic’s Roast Pork Sandwich Named Best In America By Travel Channel! In what comes as no surprise to anyone who’s ever eaten at DiNic’s, the Travel Channel has just recognized their roast pork sandwich as the “Best Sandwich in America”.  DiNic’s roast pork sandwich was selected from 10 finalists […]
August 15, 2012

Philadelphia Zoo Building $24 Million Garage

Philadelphia Zoo Building $24 Million Garage Philadelphia Zoo Building $24 Million Garage The Philadelphia Zoo has enlisted the services of Shoemaker Construction Co. and Perryman Construction Services to build a $24 million parking garage with bus station.  The 4 story, 683-space garage will approximately double the current available and will help with traffic near the Philadelphia zoo. Here’s a breakdown […]
August 14, 2012

Pizza Brain Restaurant and Museum Coming To Fishtown

Pizza Brain Restaurant and Museum Coming To Fishtown Pizza Brain Restaurant and Museum Coming To Fishtown Pizza Brain owner Brian Dwyer hopes to open shop on the world’s first pizza restaurant and museum in Fishtown this month.  What started as a Brian’s personal pizza collection has morphed into “the world’s largest collection of pizza-related items” according to the Guinness Book […]
August 13, 2012

Philadelphia To Host 2024 Olympics?

Philadelphia To Host 2024 Olympics? Philadelphia To Host 2024 Olympics? Liz Spikol at CurbedPhilly wrote a great piece about a bleacher report article titled “2024 Olympics: Ranking Top American Cities That Should Consider Making Bids” in which the author, Nicholas Gross, suggests that Philadelphia would a great place to host the 2024 Olympic summer games.  As Nicholas points out the […]
August 10, 2012

Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission To Unveil New Zoning Code

Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission To Unveil New Zoning Code Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission To Unveil New Zoning Code On August 22, 2012 Philadelphia’s new and completely overhauled Philadelphia zoning code will take effect. The law enacting the new code was signed into law by Mayor Nutter last August 22nd. The Final Report of the Philadelphia Zoning Code Commission can be […]
August 9, 2012

Eric Blumenfeld Closing In On Divine Lorraine

Eric Blumenfeld Closing In On Divine Lorraine Eric Blumenfeld Closing In On Divine Lorraine HiddenCity.com is reporting that Philadelphia Developer Eric Blumenfeld is close to acquiring Philadelphia landmark the Divine Lorraine. Blumenfeld apparently intends to acquire the note held by Amalgamated Bank at Sheriff’s sale. I recently blogged about Blumenfeld’s plan to renovate the Diving Lorraine and create some combination […]
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