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Lens: Inside FGS Gems on Jewelers' Row

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

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708 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA

702-710 Sansom Street, Philadelphia PA

    Lens: Inside FGS Gems on Jewelers' Row
    It's been about six weeks since news broke that the Toll Brothers wanted to build a 16-story story condo tower on Jewelers' Row. Since then a few storeowners have been thrust into the public eye as advocates for the preservation of the iconic Philadelphia commercial district.
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  • Help Us Print Our Newspaper!

    Ms. LINQUIST is asking for $1007.12:
    We need a reliable printer and paper that can handle high volumes of printing in order to meet the needs of publishing our newspaper.
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Op-ed: Seeking the wisdom of Solomon in Fishtown for St. Laurentius

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

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Memphis and Berks streets, Philadelphia PA

1608 E. Berks St., Philadelphia, Pa.

1600 E. Berks St, Philadelphia PA

150 N. 6th Street

    St. Laurentius: Seeking the Wisdom of Solomon in Fishtown
    I don't come to this decision lightly: As a former St. Laurentius student, altar boy and all-around nostalgist, I will miss the interior. It was awe-inspiring to me as a child, and its vaults, murals and paintings are what I think of when I hear words like 'celestial' and 'firmament'.
    http://planphilly.com

5 days ago

Assuming Room Temperature At The City Morgue

The City’s new morgue, built at 1307-09 Wood Street, opened on July 1st 1894. Windrim’s façade design displayed a delightful array of...

...It took several years to acquire all of the properties at the northwest corner of 13th and Wood Streets. In 1928 all of the buildings, including the old morgue, were demolished. The new...

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...bodies was a greenhouse located in a potter’s field on what is now the 900 block of Lombard Street. City government finally arranged for the construction of an official city morgue in 1870. The...

The City sold the Beach and Noble property to Gordon Chambers, head of Philadelphia & Reading Railroad’s Real Estate Department, for $47...

...up with modern times and was replaced by the current Medical Examiner’s Office, at 321 University Avenue in 1971, named after Dr. Spelman upon his death the same year...

...Public Services Campus inside the gold-domed Georgian Revival Provident Mutual Life Insurance Building at 4601 Market Street...

    Assuming Room Temperature At The City Morgue
    The word "morgue" in its original meaning was used to describe the entrance of a prison where unidentified prisoners were displayed to the public with the hope that someone would be able to place names to their faces. Eventually, dead bodies started to be placed there as well with the same goal.
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St. Laurentius: Seeking the Wisdom of Solomon in Fishtown

Developer dreams on an artsy future for old school at Spring Garden and Broad

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Memphis and Berks streets, Philadelphia PA

1608 E. Berks St., Philadelphia, Pa.

1600 E. Berks St, Philadelphia PA

150 N. 6th Street

    St. Laurentius: Seeking the Wisdom of Solomon in Fishtown
    I don't come to this decision lightly: As a former St. Laurentius student, altar boy and all-around nostalgist, I will miss the interior. It was awe-inspiring to me as a child, and its vaults, murals and paintings are what I think of when I hear words like 'celestial' and 'firmament'.
    http://planphilly.com

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Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2016 in Philadelphia

Alla Spina (1410 Mount Vernon St.; 215-600-0017)

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Standard Tap (901 N 2nd St.; 215-238-0630)

Frankford Hall (1210 Frankford Ave.; 215-634-3338)

Uptown Beer Garden (1735 Market St.)

Hop Angel Brauhaus (7980 Oxford Ave.; 215-437-1939)

McGillins (1310 Drury St.; 215-735-5562)

23rd Street Armory (22 S 23rd St.)

Xfinity Live! (1100 Pattison Ave.; 855-406-4119)

Dilworth Park (1 S 15th St.; 215-440-5500)

Butcher Bar, a new concept from the owners of Varga Bar focused on meat dishes and comfort foods, is now open in Rittenhouse Square at 2034 Chestnut....read more ›

    Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest 2016 in Philadelphia
    Oktoberfest season is here and Philadelphia is going all out with the events. From now until mid October beer lovers and Germanophiles alike will gather on the streets and in bars across town to celebrate this over 200 year old tradition.
    http://philly.thedrinknation.com

Sep 15

5 Must-Try Pancakes in Philly

428 N. 13th St.; 215-922-3031

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1311 Sansom St.; 215-545-0170

Reading Terminal Market, 51 N. 12th St.; 215-922-0425

624 S. Sixth St.; 215-592-0656

1527 S. Fourth St.; 215-755-5600

    5 Must-Try Pancakes in Philly
    Unless you're a lumberjack - or a mere mortal with a superhuman metabolism - chances are good that a plate of pancakes isn't an everyday breakfast staple. So you feel well equipped to make the most of those special occasions, those gloriously indulgent mornings, we've lined up some of ...
    https://www.zagat.com

Sep 15

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