8 hours ago

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15 hours ago

12+ New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly This Summer

SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

958 N. 2nd Street

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3417 Spruce Street

Sonesta Philadelphia Hotel, 1800 Market Street

100 Morris Street

1138 Pine Street

711 Walnut Street

Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Three Logan Square, 1717 Arch Street

    12+ New Restaurants Now Serving In Philly This Summer
    Photo courtesy Aqimero at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia Steakhouses, poke restaurants, Thai ice cream shops, fast-casual vegetarian eateries and more... Summertime is more delicious than ever with fresh flavors for everyone. It might be take-it-easy season for the rest of us, but Philly's restaurant owners are still working around the clock to open new establishments for our summer enjoyment, from classic steak to Thai rolled ice cream.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

17 hours ago

Bastille Day Fireman’s Ball Hosted By Chloe Johnston Experiences

Chloe Johnston, a lifestyle tourism and fashion entrepreneur—and Parisian expert—will be hosting a Bastille Day Fireman’s Ball to celebrate French National Day on Tuesday, July 12th at Local 22 Philadelphia Firefighters Union (415 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123) from 6 to 10 p.m.

    Bastille Day Fireman's Ball Hosted By Chloe Johnston Experiences
    Chloe Johnston, a lifestyle tourism and fashion entrepreneur-and Parisian expert-will be hosting a Bastille Day Fireman's Ball to celebrate French National Day on Tuesday, July 12th at Local 22 Philadelphia Firefighters Union (415 N. 5th St., Philadelphia, PA 19123) from 6 to 10 p.m. Also known as Le Quatorze Juillet (July 14th), Bastille Day celebrates...
    http://phillygrub.wordpress.com

21 hours ago

Home Grown Airwaves: WPPM 106.5, The New Community Radio Station For The People, By The People

...donated microwave link to a transmitter site about half a mile north of there at 3rd and Spring Garden. The resulting FM signal, they hope, will reach a large percentage of Philadelphia’s neighborhoods...

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...television network. WPPM’s studio space is being constructed upstairs at PhillyCAM’s facility at 699 Ranstead Street in Old City, which will beam programming via a donated microwave link to a transmitter...

    Home Grown Airwaves: WPPM 106.5, The New Community Radio Station For The People, By The People - Spirit News
    In the basement of the old Bok Technical High School on S. 9th Street, technical volunteers from hackerspace Hive76 and PhillyCAM work, with vigor, on refurbishing old donated radio studio consoles. They clean the oxidation off of the edge connectors of circuit board "fader" modules that plug into the consoles, and wipe the "dust, bugs, ...
    http://spiritnews.org

22 hours ago

Where to Find the Best Burritos in Philly

1301 N. Fifth St.; 215-235-2294

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261 S. 44th St.; 215-620-1851

1122 S. Ninth St.; 215-551-0850

2004 Chestnut St.; 267-639-9405

    Where to Find the Best Burritos in Philly
    The appeal of a hulking, foil-wrapped burrito is undeniable. But if you're in the market for something beyond the fast-casual sphere, Philadelphia has plenty of options. From classic Mexican to only in Philly creations, here's where to find the best burritos in town. Honest Tom's Taco ...
    https://www.zagat.com

26 hours ago

Top Picks For Awesome Live Music To Check Out In Philly This July

Where:Festival Pier at Penn's Landing, 601 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:The Foundry at The Fillmore, 29 E Allen St

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Where:Theatre of The Living Arts, 334 South Street

Where:The Mann Center, 5201 Parkside Avenue

Where:Lincoln Financial Field, 1020 Pattison Avenue

    Top Picks For Awesome Live Music To Check Out In Philly This July
    Leon Bridges, Xponential Music Festival, Bob Dylan, Gwen Stefani and more... Some people may think it's impossible to beat the heat. But a slew of shows, concerts and festivals right here in Philadelphia can transport you to a place where the only thing on your mind, and in your ears, proves to be the sweet sounds of music.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

41 hours ago

Yards Brewery Taps New Center City Location

The brewery that’s currently located on Delaware Avenue near Fairmount will be moving sometime next year to a new space, around the corner at 5th and Spring Garden.

The brewery that’s currently located on Delaware Avenue near Fairmount will be moving sometime next year to a new space, around the corner at 5th and Spring Garden.

    Yards Brewery Taps New Center City Location
    After months of searching, Yards Brewery has found a space to build a new and bigger home. The brewery that's currently located on Delaware Avenue near Fairmount will be moving sometime next year to a new space, around the corner at 5th and Spring Garden.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Yards will be moving to a new brewery at 5th and Spring Garden in 2017

Yards will be moving to a new brewery at 5th and Spring Garden in 2017

    Yards to tap Spring Garden warehouse for bigger brewery
    Baby bumps are giving way to beer bellies in Northern Liberties, where Yards Brewing Co. plans to build its new suds factory in the warehouse that had until recently been home to Destination Maternity Corp.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A new chapter at Mt. Airy Art Garage, a block party in Fishtown & AIGA urges GOTV

The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St., Philadelphia

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Mt. Airy Art Garage, 11 W. Mount Airy Ave., Philadelphia

Before they head off to their new retail space (6622 Germantown Ave.), Mt. Airy Art Garage is holding one last exhibit. As a way to celebrate all of the MAAG member artists that have helped the organization grow to what it is today, the current gallery space is going to be filled with artwork. 

    PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: A new chapter at Mt. Airy Art Garage, a block party in Fishtown & AIGA urges GOTV
    Check out our picks for the week's top events. Before they head off to their new retail space (6622 Germantown Ave.), Mt. Airy Art Garage is holding one last exhibit. As a way to celebrate all of the MAAG member artists that have helped the organization grow to what it is today, the current gallery space is going to be filled with artwork.
    http://www.flyingkitemedia.com

2 days ago

Live Music And Outdoor Movies To Check Out During Fourth Of July Week In Philly

Where:The Schmidt’s Commons, 1001 North 2nd Street #21, Philadelphia

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200 S. Broad St., Suite 700, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 38.8927345, -77.0129121

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia

Where:Arch Street Meeting House, 320 Arch Street, Philadelphia

Where:Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia

    Live Music And Outdoor Movies To Check Out During Fourth Of July Week In Philly
    Celebrating the Fourth of July in Philly means great live music and awesome free movie screenings... There is either an outdoor movie screening or a live concert almost every single night of the July 4th week in Philadelphia. Over the next few days, local organizations and Wawa Welcome America put on major celebrations of music and movies.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

3 days ago

Thousands stroll Manayunk's Main Street for arts, crafts

...Artists Tent. The most unusual of these was W.P. Galiczynski, a concrete contractor from Fourth Street and Girard Avenue who paints street scenes of his beloved native Kensington, with a twist...

    Thousands stroll Manayunk's Main Street for arts, crafts
    Thousands of arts and crafts lovers strolled along Manayunk's Main Street on Sunday afternoon from Shurs Lane to Green Street, oogling the creations of 300 painters, potters, sculptors, photographers, jewelry and clothing designers and mixed-media makers. The second day of the weekend's free Manayunk Arts Festival also features three dozen, most local makers in an emerging artist tent.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

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5 days ago

10 new restaurants on Philly Mag's annual 50 Best list

914 North 2nd Street, 215-627-7500

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1617 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-8299

306 Market Street, 215-625-9425

1221 Locust Street, 215-320-7500

1623 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-639-3203

1312 Spruce Street, 215-732-3478

604 South Street, 215-925-3001

120 South 13th Street, 215-631-3868

440 South Broad Street, 215-735-1913

1305 North 5th Street, 215-309-2211

1648 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-279-7702

126 South 19th Street, 215-278-7943

300 South Broad Street, 215-670-2303

501 South 45th Street, 215-222-3699

2244 Fairmount Avenue, 215-236-1114

255 South 10th Street, 267-639-4136

114 South 13th Street, 267-928-2092

1713 South Street, 215-545-4448

1911 East Passyunk Avenue, East Passyunk, 215-271-7683

1009 South 8th Street, 215-965-8290

1234 Locust Street, 215-546-2220

308 Market Street, 215-625-0988

1310 Frankford Avenue, 267-314-5086

2201 Spruce Street, 215-732-3331

1537 South 11th Street, 215-551-5000

1927 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-271-5626

743 South 4th Street, 215-278-2736

1838 East Passyunk Avenue, 215-309-2761

1521 Spruce Street, 215-546-1521

251 South 18th Street, 215-546-7700

1520 East Passyunk Avenue, 267-318-7341

138 North 10th Street, 215-928-1883

614 South 7th Street, 215-625-3700

217 Chestnut Street, 215-625-2450

412 South 13th Street, 215-732-2647

640 North Broad Street, 215-763-0920

1901 Chestnut Street, 215-454-6529

1623 Sansom Street, 215-867-0088

824 South 8th Street, 215-922-6387.

115 East Girard Avenue

208 West Washington Square, 215-592-6555

1311 Sansom Street, 215-545-0170

627 South 3rd Street, 267-687-8512

210 West Washington Square, 215-592-7787

1850 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 215-963-1500

600 North Broad Street, 215-600-0220

140 North Columbus Boulevard, 215-375-7744

    50 Best Restaurants in Philadelphia 2016
    There was a time when we waited two years to update our list of the 50 Best Restaurants in Philly. But no more. Our restaurant scene moves too fast these days: It's an ever-changing riot of famous names, top-shelf liquor, and weird things being done with vegetables.
    http://www.phillymag.com

5 days ago

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5 days ago

Your Guide: Wawa Welcome America!

Join Philadelphia's Mural Arts Program and Philadelphia STYLE Magazine at the newly restored 'Our Flag Unfurled' mural at 500 North Columbus Boulevard.

    Your Guide: Wawa Welcome America!
    The 4th of July is quickly approaching and that means the Wawa Welcome America! Festival -- 8 days of fun and festivities -- is about to kick off! Here's your day-by-day guide to all the events happening during the patriotic celebration. June 27 Free Museum day at the Ben Franklin Museum: 9 a.m.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

5 days ago

With Rail Park on the Way, 990 Spring Garden Gets Renovated

The building at 990 Spring Garden St. was built almost ninety years ago, initially functioning as a warehouse for the Philadelphia Wholesale...

    With Rail Park on the Way, 990 Spring Garden Gets Renovated
    The building at 990 Spring Garden St. was built almost ninety years ago, initially functioning as a warehouse for the Philadelphia Wholesale Drug Company. In its last incarnation, the interior of the building was chopped up into a collection of small office spaces, though the outside maintained a certain gravitas that we've always appreciated.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

5 days ago

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

4. 600-24 N. 5th St., residential project with 43 townhomes. Zoned: ICMX. 53 off-street parking spaces. Site area is...

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1:00 pm | One Parkway Building | 1515 Arch Street, Room 18-029

1. Philadelphia University Master Plan, Henry Ave. and School House Ln. Rezoning of the campus to a SP-INS district. Site area is approximately 101 acres...

3. 2990 Holme Ave., Immaculate Mary Center. Zoned: RSA-2. Site area is 254,777 SF and proposal is for an addition to the personal care home. Architect: John W. Baumgarten Architect. Attorney: David Gest, Ballard Spahr. Presented by Alex Smith.

5. 2621-67 Frankford Ave., Zoned: I-2. Residential mixed-use project with 178 residential units, 20,000 square feet...

    Civic Design Review Committee Meeting
    TENTATIVE AGENDA 1. Philadelphia University Master Plan , Henry Ave. and School House Ln. Rezoning of the campus to a SP-INS district. Site area is approximately 101 acres, all uses are university related. Owner: Philadelphia University. Architect: Derck & Edson. Attorney: William Martin, Fox Rothschild. Presented by Matt Wysong. 2.
    http://planphilly.com

5 days ago

Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

(6:30) 804 N. Front St. – RM1 – Ron Patterson – A proposal to relocate lot lines – 105 & 109 Brown remaining single-famly dwellings – each home gets larger rear yards

(6:30) 804 N. Front St. – RM1 – Ron Patterson – A proposal to relocate lot lines – 105 & 109 Brown remaining single-famly dwellings – each home gets larger rear yards

(7:10) 600 N. 5th St. – ICMX – Herc Grigos – A return visit with a proposal for 43 townhomes with 52 parking spaces.

(7:40) 1100 N. Front St. – CMX3 – Steve Maffei – A proposal for a restaurant as part of a larger building (special exception)

    Northern Liberties Neighbors Association Zoning Meeting
    Zoning Agenda - Mon, June 27 Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount) As always, the meetings are public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Please note 6:30 start time. Monday, June 27, 2016 (6:30) 804 N. Front St.
    http://planphilly.com

6 days ago

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6 days ago

Soundgarden Hall evicted for unpaid debt

Soundgarden Hall, which has been hosting electronic dance-music shows at 520 N. Columbus Blvd. near Spring Garden Streets since 2012, owes approximately $35,104.07, according to court documents.

    Soundgarden Hall evicted for unpaid debt
    An Old City live-music venue is being evicted for failure to pay off its debts, according to court documents. Soundgarden Hall, which has been hosting electronic dance-music shows at 520 N. Columbus Blvd. near Spring Garden Streets since 2012, owes approximately $35,104.07, according to court documents.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 23

North Chinatown will get Mural Arts' first ever regularly changing set of murals

Right now, there are two completed murals, one at 10th and Buttonwood by Matt Moore, and another around the corner on Ridge Avenue by Kid Hazo. Four more murals are forthcoming next month around the same block.

    Changing murals for a changing cityscape in North Chinatown [photos]
    There is a tight cluster of blocks filled with post-industrial buildings in North Chinatown, sandwiched between Spring Garden Street and the old railroad viaduct that will soon be developed into an elevated green space. Developer Craig Grossman calls it the Spring Arts District. His company, Arts + Crafts Holdings, has been snapping up buildings there.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 23

Night Market Philadelphia Hits Callowhill And The Reading Viaduct Tonight

At 13th and Nectarine streets, Yakitori Boy, Chinatown’s popular karaoke bar, is set to invite those of all singing levels to take part in free sidewalk karaoke.

At the main stage at 11th and Noble streets, a number of local musicians and bands will perform for diners and drinkers. Guests can look forward to live music from Minka, Joie Kathos, the Rock to the Future house band and more.

Cycling is another popular mode of transportation, with bike lanes along 13th and Spring Garden. Those who don’t own their own bike can rent one via Indego, the city’s bike share system. There is a convenient docking station right at Broad and Spring Garden streets.

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The festival takes over much of the Callowhill neighborhood — from Spring Garden to Callowhill streets on 11th, 12th and 13th streets — with the epicenter at 12th and Callowhill streets.

Cycling is another popular mode of transportation, with bike lanes along 13th and Spring Garden. Those who don’t own their own bike can rent one via Indego, the city’s bike share system. There is a convenient docking station right at Broad and Spring Garden streets.

    Night Market Philadelphia Hits Callowhill And The Reading Viaduct Tonight
    Hey, food truck fans! Night Market returns with a showing of awesome food and drink vendors (and some live music, too!) tonight, June 23 from 6 to 10 p.m. The festival takes over much of the Callowhill neighborhood - from Spring Garden to Callowhill streets on 11th, 12th and 13th streets - with the epicenter at 12th and Callowhill streets.
    http://www.uwishunu.com

Jun 23

Mural Arts Launches First-Ever Revolving Art Gallery in Callowhill

Matt Moore created this untitled mural at 448 N. 10th Street, next door to the PHS pop-up beer garden at the foot of the proposed Reading Viaduct Rail Park.Mural Arts

    A revolving outdoor art gallery is coming to Callowhill
    The Mural Arts program and the development company Arts + Crafts Holdings have announced the launch of a revolving outdoor gallery in the Spring Arts District in Callowhill. It's the first-ever for the city and the arts program.
    http://philly.curbed.com

Jun 23

Changing murals for a changing cityscape in North Chinatown (photos)

Right now, there are two completed murals, one at 10th and Buttonwood by Matt Moore, and another around the corner on Ridge Avenue by Kid Hazo. Four more murals are forthcoming next month around the same block.

    Changing murals for a changing cityscape in North Chinatown [photos]
    There is a tight cluster of blocks filled with post-industrial buildings in North Chinatown, sandwiched between Spring Garden Street and the old railroad viaduct that will soon be developed into an elevated green space. Developer Craig Grossman calls it the Spring Arts District. His company, Arts + Crafts Holdings, has been snapping up buildings there.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Jun 23

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Jun 22

Local Lens: Looking Back on Orlando

  I experienced this on a Septa bus recently when a passenger, a male, lashed out at me as I pulled the cord for my bus stop. Perhaps I glanced at him too long when I boarded the bus at Front and Girard, but is this any reason to get upset?

    Local Lens: Looking Back on Orlando - Spirit News
    It's hard to know what you or I would do if confronted with a gunman in a crowded nightclub. Any decision about where to run or hide would be a complete game of chance. Predicting the trail of a killer, where he will turn and shoot next, would be impossible to gage, so in the ...
    http://spiritnews.org

Jun 22

Zoning Agenda – Mon, June 27

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N. 3rd Street (3rd & Fairmount)

(6:30) 804 N. Front St. – RM1 – Ron Patterson – A proposal to relocate lot lines – 105 & 109 Brown remaining single-famly dwellings – each home gets larger rear yards

(6:30) 804 N. Front St. – RM1 – Ron Patterson – A proposal to relocate lot lines – 105 & 109 Brown remaining single-famly dwellings – each home gets larger rear yards

(7:10) 600 N. 5th St. – ICMX – Herc Grigos – A return visit with a proposal for 43 townhomes with 52 parking spaces.

(7:40) 1100 N. Front St. – CMX3 – Steve Maffei – A proposal for a restaurant as part of a larger building (special exception)

    Zoning Agenda - Mon, June 27
    Zoning Motions are approved by the Board at the following month's board meeting, which is held the first Monday of the month. To review past zoning meeting minutes and approved motions find the applicable NLNA Board Meeting Minutes by clicking here: Board Meeting Minutes. Location: Northern Liberties Community Center, 700 N.
    http://www.nlna.org

Jun 21

Trinity Tuesday: Let There Be Light in Northern Liberties

1003 N Orianna St., Unit A, Philadelphia, Pa. 19123 | TREND images via Keller Williams Realty

    Trinity Tuesday: Let There Be Light in Northern Liberties - Property
    This trinity's corner location gives it twice as many windows as a typical trinity, the better to show off the exposed-brick walls and wood-beam ceiling that give it a funky charm. You'll be as snug as a bug in a rug in this charming trinity in the heart of Northern Liberties.
    http://www.phillymag.com

Jun 21

Check Out the Addition at 2nd & Green

If you've passed by 2nd & Green lately, you've surely noticed that two extra stories have appeared atop the building on the northwest corner. We actually covered this building once before several years ago, when Novacare Rehabilitation was planning to open a location on the first floor.

    Check Out the Addition at 2nd & Green
    If you've passed by 2nd & Green lately, you've surely noticed that two extra stories have appeared atop the building on the northwest corner.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

Jun 21

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Jun 21

Awesome ‘Floating Wire’ Installation on Spring Garden by Artist, REED

And yesterday, I was more than excited to stumble on yet another one of his pieces at 3rd and Spring Garden streets in Northern Liberties.

    Awesome 'Floating Wire' Installation on Spring Garden by Artist, REED
    You may remember when Balitmore-based artist, REED, recently installed all around Philly... I spotted his Wild Flower Swing on North Broad street a couple of weeks ago. And yesterday, I was more than excited to stumble on yet another one of his pieces at 3rd and Spring Garden streets in Northern Liberties.
    http://streetsdept.com

Jun 20

From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation

...the City Planning Commission has advanced a nomination for the combined set of buildings along Fairmount Avenue just east of Delaware Avenue, calling them a “rare surviving example” of early Philadelphia waterfront housing. The set dates from...

1132-40 N. FRONT ST, DOUGHERTY BONDED WAREHOUSE

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4046-4048 Chestnut, next to 4050 Chestnut

4046-4048 Chestnut, next to 4050 Chestnut

2007-13 N. 2ND STREET: COLUMBIA SINGING SOCIETY

Robinson store, 1020-24 Market St.

150 N. 6th Street

    From 'Main Street Modernism' to common fabric: 19 sites considered for historic designation
    A cluster of social and civic buildings were individually nominated for historic designation, including a closed Catholic church, the hall of a German singing society, a mansion turned Y, and a former firehouse. Despite the city's rich German-American history, very few sites commemorating this past are listed in the Philadelphia Register.
    http://planphilly.com

Jun 20

Our Flag Unfurled Mural Dedication

Kick off the Wawa Welcome America festival by joining Mural Arts and Philadelphia STYLE Magazine at the dedication of Meg Saligman’s newly restored mural, Our Flag Unfurled, at 500 North Columbus Boulevard, at the corner of Noble Street.

    Our Flag Unfurled Mural Dedication
    Kick off the Wawa Welcome America festival by joining Mural Arts and Philadelphia STYLE Magazine at the dedication of Meg Saligman's newly restored mural, Our Flag Unfurled, at 500 North Columbus Boulevard, at the corner of Noble Street.
    http://planphilly.com

Jun 20

Wahlburgers is Close to Opening in Northern Liberties

...in anticipation of its July, week-two opening on the ground floor of the Rialto, 1033 North 2nd Street...

    Wahlburgers is Close to Opening in Northern Liberties
    Its been two years since burger bros Mark, Donnie, and Paul Walhburg announced their plans to open in the Philly metro area. Finally, there's some new life in the A&E reality show star's expansion process: a job fair happening all day today at The Schmidt's Common's ( formerly The Piazza at Schmidt's) Tendenza, from 10 a.m.
    http://philly.eater.com

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