January 29, 2020
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Where to Enjoy Traditional Philly Foods

For years, Philadelphia has been lauded as a major foodie tourism destination. The City of Brotherly Love is a beautifully varied cultural mosaic, and this patchwork background has led to an inimitable diversity of restaurants, cafes, and other eateries. You can find countless lists of the “best places to eat” in Philly, along with the best BYOBs, the best pubs, […]
January 28, 2020
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Top Sanctuaries for Nursing/Pumping Moms in Philadelphia

Unless you have been a breastfeeding mom in a big city with a nursling in the stroller (or being worn on your chest/back), it can be hard to understand how real is the struggle. Nursing in public is totally legal – louder for the prudes and misogynists in the back… TOTALLY LEGAL – but it isn’t necessarily the right choice […]
January 27, 2020
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Creative and Fun Philly Date Night Ideas

Whether you are basking in the glow of a requited crush or are half of an old married pair, you undoubtedly occasionally struggle for quality date night ideas. No matter what stage of your relationship, regular dates will help you strengthen your connection and keep your pair bond strong. The obvious choice is dinner and a movie, but that can […]
January 23, 2020
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New Philly Steakhouse Keeps Traditions Alive

The recently-reno’d Atlantic building at Broad and Spruce Streets just south of City Hall will house an enormous new high-end steakhouse come springtime. Steak 48, a Midwestern chain, will fill the 12,000 square foot space left vacant by former steakhouses Ruth’s Chris and Ted’s Montana Grill on the first floor. The upper floors of the Atlantic are dedicated to swanky […]
January 20, 2020
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Living The Sweet Life at Shane Confectionery

Looking to sate your sweet tooth? The cure for what ails you is right in Old City. There, on Market Street (which, back in 1863, was called “the High Street”) sits a modest sweets shop called Shane Confectionery. But things are far from ordinary inside this establishment. Born in Philadelphia during the time of the Civil War, this candy store […]
January 16, 2020
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Decrepit Old City Parking Garage Gets Second Life

At 37-39 S. 2nd Street in Old City, there’s a rundown parking garage. Poorly-lit and sporting ancient, yellowed signage, it doesn’t look like much of anything except scary. However, a real estate company owner saw potential in the aging structure and scooped it up recently. Unlike most sales of downtrodden real estate in booming Old City, the parking garage is […]
January 15, 2020
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Beloved Veggie-Focused Resto Coming to Center City

There are plenty of veggie-focused restos in Center City, a nexus for eateries of all kinds, and there’s no shortage of farm-to-table either. Both these concepts are ones that hip diners are really focusing on these days, and, for the most part, downtown delivers. Still, there’s something exciting about the Philadelphia edition of a well-known from-scratch fast casual eatery, beloved […]
January 14, 2020
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Eagles Take the Main Stage in Amazon Prime Series

Our beloved Philadelphia Eagles may have been eliminated from Super Bowl contention on Wildcard Weekend, but this year you won’t have to wait the ages until August to see your favorite NFL team back on the field. Premiering February 7th, five days after Super Bowl LIV (49ers/Packers vs. Titans/Chiefs), Amazon Prime’s “All or Nothing” series takes a look at one […]
January 13, 2020
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Philly’s Tiniest Wawa Open in Center City

In a large metropolis like Philadelphia, things are usually bigger. The skyscrapers reach tall towards the clouds, the parks are vast and littered with historical markers, and flagshop store locations feature perhaps three floors of retail where their suburban counterparts have only one. But is bigger always better? Not necessarily. Old City Philadelphia is home to the world’s largest Wawa […]
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