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 […]
August 8, 2012

Franklin Institute Progressing On Nicholas And Athena Karabots Pavilion

Franklin Institute Progressing On Nicholas And Athena Karabots Pavilion Franklin Institute Progressing On Nicholas And Athena Karabots Pavilion The Franklin Institute begin construction back in April to expand its 78-year-old building in the Logan Square neighborhood of Center City, Philadelphia.  The new Franklin Institute expansion, named the Nicholas and Athena Karabots Pavilion,will add 53,000 square feet by 2014 and will […]
August 7, 2012

New Autumn Mural For Bella Vista

New Autumn Mural For Bella Vista New Autumn Mural For Bella Vista A few weeks back I did a post on the new Autumn mural coming to Bella Vista.  You may recall that earlier this year that David Guinn’s famed “Autumn” mural located on the corner of 9th and Bainbridge Streets was covered when the owner of the vacant lot […]
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