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Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly

...ice lounge, and two escape rooms with casino and Titanic themes. It’s going into 111 S. 17th Street, so the Rittenhouse neighborhood will be Philly’s new destination for being really cold while...

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...games, is planned for Fairmount. Barcade is arcade central and Keen, a new restaurant at 17th and Lombard, has a Pac-Man machine in the upstairs lounge. In Kensington, the quickly expanding Urban...

...there’s another new bar-plus venue to check out. Concourse Dance Bar, located at 1635 Market Street, is from Avram Hornik’s FCM Hospitality, the group behind Morgan’s Pier, Dolphin Tavern...

    Bars With Activities Are All the Rage in Philly
    Bars that combine activities with food and drink are hot right now in Philly, and the city is about to get two more when Clubhouse and Concourse open in the coming weeks.
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Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA

SUGA is located at 1701 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.

    Grubspotting: Wuxi Braised Short Ribs at SUGA
    SUGA, the Modern Chinese restaurant led by Philadelphia culinary legend, Susanna Foo and her son Gabe, is pleased to participate in Center City District's Restaurant Week program January 14 through January 26, 2018. One of the stand-out items on the $35 fixed-price dinner menu also includes a choice of dessert is the Wuxi Braised Short Ribs...
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Condo fire above Rittenhouse Square hotel

It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Sunday at the Warwick Hotel building on the 200 block of South 17th Street.

    Condo fire above Rittenhouse Square hotel
    Firefighters responded to a fire at a condo above a Rittenhouse Square hotel.
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Jan 08

Please Contribute to Councilman-At-Large Alla...

Please Contribute to Councilman-At-Large Allan Domb’s Second Annual Warm the Sole Sock Drive For the entire month of January, we are asking you to join us in donating NEW socks for all ages to help those experiencing homelessness in the City of Philadelphia. “Socks are among the most-needed items at homeless shelters, but are one of the items that are donated the least,” Councilman Domb said. For the second-straight year, the Councilman’s office is partnering with the City’s Office of Homeless Services which will distribute the collected socks to those in need. Public collection boxes are set up at the Northeast Entrance of City Hall, in Councilman Domb’s Office in City Hall Room 316, at Liquid Salon at 1742 Sansom Street, 2nd Floor, and at the Office of State Rep. Mike Driscoll at 3924 Red Lion Road. There are also collection boxes inside each entrance of City Hall where those who work in the building may drop donations.

    Councilman At-Large Allan Domb
    Please Contribute to Councilman-At-Large Allan Domb's Second Annual Warm the Sole Sock Drive For the entire month of January, we are asking you to join us in donating NEW socks for all ages to help...
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Jan 05

Trying to buy 'Fire and Fury' in the Philly area? Good luck - they're selling out fast

...copies available by next week. Becky Matheson, a book seller at Joseph Fox Bookshop at 1724 Sansom St. in the city’s Rittenhouse neighborhood, said the store is taking hold requests from customers...

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The Rittenhouse Square Barnes & Noble, at 1805 Walnut St., sold out by 10 a.m., just an hour after doors opened, according to a...

    Trying to buy 'Fire and Fury' in the Philly area? Good luck - they're selling out fast
    Want a copy of the juicy, tell-all book about the Trump White House? Get in line. Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, the explosive new book by journalist Michael Wolff that has the White House and Washington in a tizzy, was shipped to bookstores nationwide four days early after excerpts captured headlines this week.
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Jan 05

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Jan 04

Celebrate 2018 With New Treasures in Philadelphia

...performed on a Megaformer that leaves clients sore for days—in the best possible way. 1625 Walnut St., 2nd floor, 267.639.4605

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...a vermouth collection and exclusive varieties from Dad’s Hat Rye and Victory Brewing Company. 130 S. 18th St., 215.433.1555

...chicken fried rabbit and champagne-braised escargot, an extensive raw bar and house-made charcuterie. 52 S. 2nd St., 267.606.6313

...each garment offers both a glove-like fit and a one-of-a-kind look. 709 Walnut St., 267.218.5760

...station. Check website for in-store community events like tastings, art workshops and kids’ activities. 34 S. 11th St., 215.709.0022

...classes accommodate skill levels from yoga newbies to experienced practitioners, with drop-ins costing $24. 31 S. 2nd St., 215.494.7385

...s devotion to his Continental Army. Catch “Among His Troops” on display through February 19. 101 S. 3rd St., 215.253.6731

    Celebrate 2018 With New Treasures in Philadelphia
    The City of Brotherly Love may be home to some of the oldest historic sites in the country, but it offers plenty of modern diversions, too. As 2018 gets underway, here are a few exciting new developments.[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"body","fid":"194257","attributes":{"alt":"The Love","class":"medi
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Jan 04

Where to drink and eat in Philadelphia on your snow day

SliCE, 1740 Sansom St. and 431 E. Girard Ave.: Buy one slice, get one free. Buy any large pizza, get free cheese pizza. Fishtown and Rittenhouse locations only, dine-in.

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Silence Dogood’s Tavern, 216 Market St.: Hot Toddys in six flavors that include caramel apple cider and “S’more, Please,” which comes with hot chocolate, vodka, marshmallow and a graham cracker. The toddys are $8-$10, but $1 off today to anyone who says “Ben Franklin is the bomb.”

Dim Sum House, 3939 Chestnut St.: Free bowl of hot and sour soup with any food purchase, and $5 drafts at the bar. Dine-in only.

McGillin’s Olde Ale House, 1310 Drury St.: $3 Bloody Marys and mimosas and $5 Drury Sleigh rides (hot chocolate, white Cream de Menthe & Ryan’s Irish Cream served in a mug with whipped cream).

SliCE, 1740 Sansom St. and 431 E. Girard Ave.: Buy one slice, get one free. Buy any large pizza, get free cheese pizza. Fishtown and Rittenhouse locations only, dine-in.

Jane G’s, 1930 Chestnut St.: Half-price Dan Dan noodles and $3 Tsingtao beer bottles.

Cinder Copper & Lace, 1500 Locust St.: $4 and $5 drafts, $10 pizzas, $10 for 3 Wild Goose oysters.

    Where to drink and eat in Philadelphia on your snow day
    If you're lucky enough to have a snow day today, then there's nothing to stop you from enjoying a few of the weather-related drink and food specials blanketing the city. From hot toddies and cider to free soup and BOGO pizzas, here are some places to hunker down for the afternoon.
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Jan 03

We Mapped A Center City Matzah Ball Crawl and Lived to Tell the Tale

Marathon, 121 S. 16th St.

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Rachael’s Nosheri, 120 S. 19th St.

Rooster Soup Co., 1526 Sansom St.

Schlesinger’s, 1521 Locust St.

Hershel’s East Side Deli Market, 51 N. 12th St.

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen, 700 S. Fourth St.

    We Mapped A Center City Matzah Ball Crawl and Lived to Tell the Tale - Jewish Exponent
    When the weather outside is frightful, there's nothing better than a steaming hot cup of matzah ball soup. Some are large, some are small, some are more oily than others, some come sans chicken, but when you truly can't decide on your brothy bowl of choice, why not try them all?
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Jan 02

SLT NYC

1625 Walnut St., 2nd floor (entrance on Moravian)

    SLT NYC
    New York City-based SLT (which stands for strengthen, lengthen and tone) sets up shop in centrally located Rittenhouse, making it easy to drop in for stress-relieving classes even on a lunch break. Megaformer machines (raised weighted benches with a sliding platform) form the center of these co
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Jan 02

Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018

Clubhouse Sports Lounge (111 S. 17th St., Rittenhouse Square): Jan. 26 is the debut of this sports lounge, which also will have an ice lounge in partnership with Malinalli Tequila, two themed escape rooms, and two full-service bars.

At Ramen (1608 Sansom St., Rittenhouse): Jason Kim of Jason’s Toridasu in Ardmore spins off his Manayunk ramen restaurant to Rittenhouse.

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Mike’s BBQ (1703 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Michael Strauss of Tap Room on 19th brings his mobile BBQ to the great indoors.

Illegal Tacos (427 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): Taqueria at Broad and Pine has picked up some preopening buzz for its name.

Redcrest Fried Chicken (1520 S. 11th St., South Philadelphia): Adam Volk cooks chickens and sides at 11th and Passyunk.

Engimono (2319 Fairmount Ave., Fairmount): Poke is the specialty here.

Chubby Cattle (146 N. 10th St., Chinatown): Flashy hot-pot specialist backed by Penn students.

Vista Peru (20 S. Second St., Old City): Peruvian restaurant and pisco bar from the folks behind El Balconcito.

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Bernie’s Restaurant & Bar (3432 Sansom St., University City): The Montgomery County pub opens a branch on Penn’s restaurant row (January). A Manayunk location is teed up for spring at 4311 Main St.

Glory Beer Bar & Kitchen (126 Chestnut St., Old City): David Crudele, a longtime bartender at the now-shuttered Eulogy Belgian Tavern, sets up a beer bar with 36 on tap and an American menu featuring roasted meats in the former Mad River/ Middle East restaurant space (January).

Concourse Dance Bar (1635 Market St., Center City): Avram Hornik is behind a retro dance club in the former Turf Club that can be entered by way of a slide. Ball pits and a killer sound system will complete the funhouse motif (January).

TALK (2121 Walnut St., Center City): Marigold Kitchen spins off a classic eclectic new-American with an a la carte menu.

Acadia (824 S. Eighth St., Bella Vista): New Orleans style comes to South Philly (January).

Tipsy Bistro (3131 Walnut St., The Left Bank, University City): Chef Anh Vongbandith and Fond former partner Tory Keomanivong do a sports bar with elevated food (February).

Love City (1016 Buttonwood St., West Poplar): Brews and snacks from beer geeks Kevin and Melissa Walter in an industrial setting.

Louie Louie (3611 Walnut St., University City): Brasserie at the Inn of Penn from Marty and Sydney Grims, behind the White Dog Cafes.

Ripplewood Whiskey & Craft (29 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): Cocktail bar in the heart of Ardmore.

Nunu (1414 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Shawn Darragh and Ben Puchowitz open a Japanese-style bar next door to their Cheu Fishtown.

Somo SoPhi (3101 S 13th St., South Philly): Manayunk bistro turns up with a sports-bar theme in deep South Philly (spring).

L’Anima (1001 S. 17th St., Southwest Center City): A Roman seafooder from the Melograno/Fraschetta team. (March)

Kurant Cider (436 E. Girard Ave., Fishtown): The suburban cidery joins the Fishtown scene.

Chalaco’s Ceviche & Pisco Bar (1030 N. Second St., Northern Liberties): Peruvian stylings come to Liberties Walk.

The Bercy (7 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore): French brasserie from Lansdale’s Stove & Tap crew in the gorgeous Main Line building last housing Primavera Pizza Kitchen. (March)

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Brickwall Tavern (1215 Sansom St., Washington Square West): An American tavern from the operators of the new Porta, which shares a building and fronts at 1214 Chestnut St. (March).

Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): The hit Middle Eastern cafe opens its dining room for dinner in March, followed by its garden.

Tria Garden (31 S. 18th St., Rittenhouse): Note the new name of this wine garden set up at the United Engineers building; it’s a joint project between Avram Hornik and the crew from Tria.

Urban EEL (1000 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Casual dining, cigar lounge, and theaters — it’s all in this sibling to the bizarre post-apocalyptic-themed Mad Rex.

White Yak (6118 Ridge Ave., Roxborough): It figures that Philly’s first Nepalese restaurant will be located in the highest point of the city. I’ve enlisted a sherpa to get more info.

The Lucky Well (990 Spring Garden St., West Poplar): Chad Rosenthal’s Ambler barbecue hall joins Roy-Pitz Brewing in Spring Arts (June).

Rosy (2220 Walnut St., Center City): The former Roosevelt’s Pub gets a redo as a Mexican bar (late June).

Goose Island (33 E. Laurel St., Fishtown): Brewpub from Goose Island and AB InBev, near the Fillmore.

Tatel (1908 Chestnut St., Rittenhouse): Elegant, roaring ’20s-style Spanish restaurant rooted in Madrid with outposts in Ibiza and Miami Beach.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

Del Frisco’s Grille (Cambria Hotel, 219 S. Broad St., Avenue of the Arts): The city’s busiest steakhouse (at 15th and Chestnut) adds a smaller eatery to the new Cambria Hotel.

The Institute (525 N. 11th St., West Poplar): The popular bar plans to move a block away, picking up a roof deck in the process.

Giuseppe & Sons (1500 block of Sansom Street, Rittenhouse): Take the cannoli. And the red-gravy pasta, as the Termini family partners with Michael Schulson next door to his Harp & Crown.

Aether (1832 Frankford Ave., Fishtown): Chef Scott Anderson and investor Stephen Distler of KoP’s Mistral do a seafood spot specializing in affordable wines and cocktails (June).

Bourse Food Hall (Fifth Street north of Chestnut, Old City): Twenty seven food companies are setting up at this historic building (summer).

Craft Hall (901 N. Delaware Ave.): Avram Hornik is taking over the former Yards Brewing building with a brewpub that also...

    Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018
    Gazing into the crystal ball for 2018 Philadelphia-area restaurant openings ... A splashy French brasserie in Ardmore. A second Center City location for Greg Vernick. The Philadelphia debut of chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.
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