Rittenhouse Square

One of the most prestigious areas of the city, Rittenhouse Square offers not only some of the best real estate in Philadelphia, but also a number of fabulous restaurants and shops. If it has to do with Rittenhouse Square, then we’re covering it here.

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November 14, 2019

The Top Center City Wedding Venues (That Aren’t a Hotel)

Hill-Physick House (Society Hill) Built in 1786, the Hill-Physick House was first constructed to house Dr. Phillip Syng Physick, known today as “the father of American surgery.” It’s a historical landmark house museum, clad handsomely in brick. Its sprawling city garden is a popular venue for both ceremonies and receptions – green, idyllic, and ultra-classic with its tall privacy hedges, […]
November 5, 2019
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Knockin’ ‘Em Back at Center City’s Best Dive Bars

It’s one thing to go out drinking in style, but hipsters and old-timers agree that there’s nothing as homey as your local dive bar. It’s nothing to look at, the food may be questionable, and your fellow patrons may be career alcoholics, but it feels like your home away from home. There’s no gimmick like axe-throwing or Christmas music, but […]
October 14, 2019
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No Kidding Around – Center City Stores Struggle With Teen Shenanigans

I’m getting to that age where kids irritate me by doing kid things, especially young teens. I feel like I’m a year or two away from using “get off my lawn!” unironically. I know a lot of people covering several age groups to whom this applies. But where does rightful restriction of youthful stupidity end and age discrimination begin? On […]
October 3, 2019
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Where to Stay With Your Dog While Visiting Center City

Dogs are man’s best friends. (Unless you’re a cat person!) Most dog owners consider their pup to be part of the family, and therefore want to travel with them when they have business or pleasure to attend to. It’s an unfortunate fact that many hotels have pet fees if they accept dogs at all, but this of course is due […]
September 18, 2019
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Center City Restaurant Week: Best Eats of 2019 (Part One)

If you’re anything like me, you are probably super hyped for Center City Restaurant Week. Maybe you’ve gotten a jump-start and have already checked a few places out? Like I said in yesterday’s blog about the do’s and don’ts of attending the event, it’s a great idea to branch out and try new eateries. Worst case scenario, you can cross […]
September 17, 2019
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Center City Restaurant Week: Your Do’s and Don’ts

With the first breezes of fall bringing out our sweaters and boots, it’s the right time of year for a beloved Philadelphia tradition: Center City Restaurant Week. For what is actually two weeks (starting this past Sunday), adventurous diners can check out some of Center City’s hottest eateries with prix-fixe menus at a greatly reduced cost. As many as 125 […]
September 4, 2019
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Did a Center City Old Navy Store Discriminate For Cameras?

When it was announced that the newest season of Netflix’s Queer Eye for the Straight Guy was going to be filming in Philadelphia, the show’s many local fans were, in a word, twitterpated. It’s not just that the show, which is based around the premise of well-coiffed and meticulous gay men helping to rehab the sad lives of wayward straights, […]
September 3, 2019
food

Hot New Dining Coming to Center City This Autumn

Those first cool breezes of autumn are floating in, and with them come the promise of crisp apples, sweater weather, PSLs, and jack-o-lanterns. For many people – myself included – it’s the best time of year. Philadelphians have especial reason to get excited this fall, as a bumper crop of hype-worthy new restaurants are coming to Center City. There’s something […]
August 26, 2019
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The Best Restaurants in Rittenhouse Square

Rittenhouse Square is the nexus of Center City Philadelphia, the most desirable neighborhood with the hottest location. Given Philadelphia’s fame as a city stacked with great places to eat, it should come as no surprise that Rittenhouse Square is a hotspot for dining on all levels, with plenty of restaurants available that boast great reputations and adventurous, enticing menus. Whether […]
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