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With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects

...secret to tell you: there is a 14-story building at the northeast corner of 16th and Walnut. It’s a secret because you’d have no idea standing there unless you step...

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101 South 3rd Street

2929 Walnut Street

...s red logo, as poorly proportioned as the IBX logo on the wretched tower at 1901 Market Street...

225 South 25th Street

2716 South Street

...is carefully articulated with subtle angular changes and pronounced vertical breaks. The Breueresque corner at 33rd and Chestnut suspends a large sculptural limestone panel and serves as an abstract east-facing university gateway...

1601 Vine Street

1213 Walnut Street AKA Fergie Tower

3400 Lancaster Avenue

500 Walnut Street

1533 Walnut Street

    With A Little Help From Frank Furness, We Evaluate 10 New Projects
    Author's Note: When it came time to decide on a new system for rating new buildings, we looked to the father of unique Philadelphia architecture for guidance, Frank Furness. And when we did, we couldn't get past his jowls. Furness was a hipster in his day.
    http://hiddencityphila.org

Jun 16

7 Philly Stores With Community Fitness Calendars Worth Bookmarking

1615 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse

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1424 Frankford Avenue, Fishtown

    7 Philly Stores With Community Fitness Calendars Worth Bookmarking
    You can thank us later. Here in Philly, we're pretty lucky - there's almost always a great fitness event going on somewhere. And turns out, some of our very favorite stores and eateries host A LOT of 'em. Below, seven Philly stores that have sweet community fitness calendars filled with everything from runs to pop-up yoga to boot camps and more.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 14

Weekly Entertainment Guide - PhilAesthetic

...Outdoor Overture," "Variations on a Shaker Melody," "Buckaroo Holiday," "Emblems," and "Lincoln Portrait," Liberti Church, 123 S. 17th Street, Philadelphia. Pay what you wish at the door. Photo courtesy of the Philadelphia Wind Symphony...

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...takes place Thursday, June 15, 6 p.m. with a performance by Ursula Rucker (pictured), 701 Arch Street, Philadelphia. Photo by Wendel Patrick...

...by Sam Gold, the production stars Broadway veterans Robert Petkoff, Susan Moniz, and Kate Shindle, 1114 Walnut Street, Philadelphia. Photo by Joan Marcus...

...join in a reception with live music and dancing, the Playground at the Adrienne Theater, 2030 Sansom Street, Philadelphia. Photo by Aaron Oster...

...favorite archetypal characters with a high energy and uplifting dance at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street, Philadelphia. Show time is one hour with no intermission. Photo courtesy of ADHK...

...199, plus block-party style entertainment including live music, food, and more, Crane Arts Building, 1400 N. American Street, Philadelphia. A Friday night ticketed preview party and meet and greet is June 16. Presented...

...food trucks, a beer garden, art and craft vendors and children's activities, Gorgas Park, 6300 Ridge Avenue, Philadelphia. The festival is a free joint collaboration between the Roxborough Development Corporation and the...

...you go for food and drinks, Saturday, June 17, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., 1900 block of South Bancroft Street, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Newbold Blues Festival...

...slaves and servants, who worked and lived at Cliveden from the 1760s through the 1860s, 6401 Germantown Avenue. The annual Juneteenth festival is Saturday, June 17, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., including...

...activities and more, at the Johnson House, which was a stop on the Underground Railroad, 6300 block of Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia. Photo courtesy of Historic Germantown...

...Regina Carter "Simply Ella," Sumi Tonooka, High & Mighty Brass Band (pictured), and more, Rodney Square, 11th and Market Street, Wilmington, Delaware. Photo by Michael Weintrob...

    Weekly Entertainment Guide - PhilAesthetic
    Robin Bloom offers 25 suggestions for what to do this week in the Philadelphia region! What's Happening PhilAesthetic The African American Museum in Philadelphia celebrates its 40th anniversary with a groundbreaking, two gallery exhibition showcasing four decades of collecting works by some of the country's top Black visual artists.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 12

Construction Needs Should Prioritize Pedestrian Safety

...buildings and institutions, has  torn up two NW and NE corners of the intersection of 16th and Walnut.  Since late May and early June (in two phases), the sidewalks of the north side...

...not? The A-frame signs telling to pedestrians to cross over at the corners of 17th and Walnut or 15th and Walnut have turned over or are too easily ignored.  The stretch of...

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...signs telling to pedestrians to cross over at the corners of 17th and Walnut or 15th and Walnut have turned over or are too easily ignored.  The stretch of sidewalk on the north...

Install an electronic sign at Broad and Walnut warning motorists about the traffic pattern and urging them to use other streets to cross West Center City

    Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
    A common sight in many European cities are "shared streets"; streets where motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians use a street and sidewalk as if they are one and the same. Motor vehicles move slowly through the streets and pedestrians and bicyclists weave in and out as they please.
    http://bicyclecoalition.org

Jun 12

Perfect Timing: There’s a Free Popsicle Workout in Philly This Week

Folks will meet for the workout at Lululemon’s storefront at 1720 Walnut Street (FYI for all the bag ladies like me, you’ll be able to leave your...

    Perfect Timing: There's a Free Popsicle Workout in Philly This Week
    It's hot out there. Like all-I-want-to-do-is-lay-in-front-of-an-air-conditioner-while-watching-Orange-Is-the-New-Black hot. So we get: Mustering up the motivation to hit your workouts and sweat more than you already are while just living your life might be a bit tough. But one thing that will get you movin'?
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 12

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Jun 09

The Horseshoe Counter From Little Pete’s Diner Is Up for Sale

Little Pete’s Rittenhouse diner closed at the end of May after 39 years at 17th and Chancellor. A Hyatt hotel is taking over the block, which means everything at the much-loved...

    The Horseshoe Counter From Little Pete's Diner Is Up for Sale
    An online auction is going on now
    https://philly.eater.com

Jun 08

4 Philly Workout Classes To Try

SoulCycle (113 South 16th Street)

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Sanctuary Yoga (1233 Locust Street)

Freehouse Fitness (1430 South Street)

Thrive Pilates (2016 Walnut Street)

    4 Philly Workout Classes To Try
    My fitness journey has been a long and quite bumpy one. I played sports growing up and loved being part of a team, did very minimal physical activity in college/shortly after, and then, in my mid-twenties, found the beauty that is a group workout class.
    http://herphilly.com

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Jun 01

For Your Calendar: L. Priori Jewelry’s Trunk Show & Gelato Social

...is inviting people—and especially brides-to-be, of course—to pop into her showroom (1601 Walnut Street in the Medical Arts Building, suite 1218) and take a look at the new styles...

    For Your Calendar: L. Priori Jewelry's Trunk Show & Gelato Social
    You'll spend the evening trying on diamonds with a champagne-and-gelato float in your other hand. It wasn't too long ago we were oohing and ahhing over the expanded antique collection launched by Rittenhouse jewelry designer Lauren Priori (read more about how she scores and restores her completely gorgeous finds here)-and we're happy to tell you today that not only has she refreshed that collection, as she promised to do quarterly, but she's having a lovely little soiree to unveil the new designs.
    http://www.phillymag.com

May 31

Here’s a Collaboration You Didn’t See Coming: Pizzeria Vetri and Ghostface Killah

Anyway, if you’re interested (and admit it, you are), tickets for the event are running $55 per person. The party will be happening at the 1615 Chancellor Street location. And you can buy your tickets in advance at the link below.

    Here's A Collaboration You Didn't See Coming: Pizzeria Vetri and Ghostface Killah
    Pizzeria Vetri is doing a beer pairing dinner inspired by the Wu-Tang Clan. There is nothing about that sentence that I don't find fascinating. This one surprised me a little bit. Because it's not often that you see Vetri and the Wu-Tang Clan mentioned in the same sentence, right?
    http://www.phillymag.com

May 31

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May 30

Last meal at Little Pete's: Scenes from the diner's farewell block party

Little Pete’s was Adam Logan’s go-to late-night spot. He’s not sure what his next one will be now that the diner at 17th and Chancellor will be razed to make way for a hotel after 39 years in business.

    Last meal at Little Pete's: Scenes from the diner's farewell block party
    "If you look around, there's all kinds of different people here. Yuppies, business people, neighborhood folks." Little Pete's was Adam Logan's go-to late-night spot. He's not sure what his next one will be now that the diner at 17th and Chancellor will be razed to make way for a hotel after 39 years in business.
    https://billypenn.com

May 30

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May 29

One final cup of coffee: Closing day at Little Pete's

Little Pete's, the Center City institution, is serving its final cup of coffee Monday. The diner at 17th and Chancellor will be razed later this year to make way for a hotel.

    One final cup of coffee: Closing day at Little Pete's
    Little Pete's, the iconic Center City diner, is closing to make way for a hotel after 39 years at 17th and Chancellor. "Other restaurants are fetishizing the food and the coffee and the single-sourced yadda yadda, fill-in-the blank," one customer said. "There's a certain authenticity about this place that other places are manufacturing."
    http://www.philly.com

May 29

Little Pete's closing for good in Center City

Little Pete's at 17th and Chancellor streets opened in 1978.

    Little Pete's closing for good in Center City
    A 24-hour diner that has stood strong for almost four decades in Center City is closing its doors for good. Little Pete's at 17th and Chancellor streets opened in 1978. Brothers Pete and John Koutroubas opened it together. The restaurant is being turned into a hotel.
    http://6abc.com

May 29

24-Hour Diner Little Pete's Set to Serve Final Meal Tonight

Little Pete’s along S 17th Street at Chancellor Street will close its doors for good at 11:59 p.m. Monday.

    24-Hour Diner Little Pete's Set to Serve Final Meal Tonight
    A beloved Center City Philadelphia diner serving up late-night eats for decades will serve its final omelet late Monday night. Little Pete's along S. 17th Street at Chancellor Street will close its doors for good at 11:59 p.m.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

May 29

Little Pete’s Closes Tomorrow Because FUCK YOU KENYATTA JOHNSON

Most of us know that Little Pete’s, the diner that has been around since the 1970s at 17th and Chancellor, is going away.   Some of you don’t know that the day of reckoning is tomorrow.   At 9PM, the greasy spoon and staple of Rittenhouse night life will be gone forever.

    Little Pete's Closes Tuesday Because FUCK YOU KENYATTA JOHNSON
    Most of us know that Little Pete's, the diner that has been around since the 1970s at 17th and Chancellor, is going away. Some of you don't know that the day of reckoning is tomorrow. At 9PM, the greasy spoon and staple of Rittenhouse night life will be gone forever.
    https://www.philadelinquency.com

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