27 hours ago

With $24 million parking lot deal, Goldenberg Group mulls Market East development

Eighth and Market is one of the most significant intersections in the city,” Seth Shapiro, Goldenberg’s chief operating officer, said in an email. “It affords, and even demands, a significant, sizable, mixed-use development.”

    With $24 million parking lot deal, Goldenberg Group mulls Market East development
    The development was once dominated by the original branch of the now-defunct Gimbels department store chain, which was demolished in the late 1970s when the store moved to the then-newly built Gallery. - Jacob Adelman, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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Developer Goldenberg Group is buying the parking lot at 8th & Chestnut for a whopping $24 million. The high sale price likely means they have big plans for the site.

Developer Goldenberg Group is buying the parking lot at 8th & Chestnut for a whopping $24 million. The high sale price likely means they have big plans for the site.

    PPA set to sell 8th & Chestnut parking lot to Goldenberg Group - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Goldenberg Group is prepared to spend more than $24 million for a parking lot at 8th and Chestnut streets that would give the Blue Bell-based real estate developer control of a huge chunk of a city block.
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35 hours ago

Sale of PPA's 8th & Chestnut lot hints at future development

Sale of PPA's 8th & Chestnut lot hints at future development

    PPA set to sell 8th & Chestnut parking lot to Goldenberg Group - Philadelphia Business Journal
    Goldenberg Group is prepared to spend more than $24 million for a parking lot at 8th and Chestnut streets that would give the Blue Bell-based real estate developer control of a huge chunk of a city block.
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25 Outstanding Things To Do In Philly This Week, June 18-24

...m. Nearly two dozen Old City eateries plan to serve their tasty offerings outside on 2nd and Market streets, which will be closed to vehicular traffic. Local bands and dueling pianists provide non...

...day celebration on Friday and Saturday. An evening concert and Historical Ceremony takes place at 600 Market Street on Friday, while a lively parade begins in Center City and ends at a cultural...

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Where:Franklin Square, 200 N. 6th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Spruce Street Harbor Park, 301 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:SugarHouse Casino, 1001 N. Delaware Avenue

Where:Gloria Dei Old Swedes Episcopal Church, 916 S. Swanson Street

Where:Various locations including Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar, 10 S. 2nd Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Philadelphia's Magic Gardens, 1020 South Street

Where:American Swedish Historical Museum, 1900 Pattison Avenue

To commemorate the summer solstice, crowds fill the 100 block of N. Mole Street for this free and fun-for-all-ages annual block party and festival. Revelers can...

Where:Lovett Park, 6945 Germantown Avenue

Where:Kimmel Center, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Clark Park, 4300-4398 Baltimore Avenue

Where:Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Avenue

    25 Outstanding Things to Do in Philly this Week
    Old City | Photo by A. Ricketts for Visit Philadelphia Night Market in the Gayborhood, Manayunk Arts Festival, Old City Eats and more... The summer season officially arrives on Thursday (!) with the summer solstice and with it comes a whole week of warm-weather Philly fun.
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Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives In Center City And The Historic District, June 22-23

Parade-goers should also look out for a flyover (!) honoring veterans as the parade passes 6th and Market streets.

    Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade Arrives in Center City and the Historic District, June 22-23
    Tuesday, June 19 marks the 153rd anniversary of the announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. and, in Philadelphia, a major two-day affair celebrates the day. The Philadelphia Juneteenth Musicfest & Parade, hosted by the Philadelphia Community of Leaders (PCOL), is now in its third year and invites everyone out to honor enslaved ancestors and celebrate African-American freedom.
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5 days ago

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Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia’s Historic District All Summer Long

Old City Eats officially kicks off with a neighborhood block party on Thursday, June 21, from 5 to 9 p.m. at 2nd and Market streets.

Where:Locations throughout Old City including Red Owl Tavern, 433 Chestnut Street

    Old City Eats Is Back With Happy Hour Deals In Philadelphia's Historic District All Summer Long
    It's an exciting time to dine out in Old City. The neighborhood best known for its unparalleled historic sites also brims with some of the most-buzzed-about new and established restaurants in town, and Old City Eats gives you a chance to sample many of them at a fraction of the usual cost.
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6 days ago

Where to watch the World Cup in Philadelphia

2 p.m. June 18, 8 a.m. June 24 and 2 p.m. June 28, 10 South Front St., 215-543-6089, victoriafreehouse.com

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1500 Locust St., 215-893-9700, fadoirishpub.com

1316 Chestnut St., 215-800-1079, bruphilly.com

2 p.m. June 24 to June 26, 10 South 2nd St., 215-627-0666, cubalibrerestaurant.com

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 to June 24, 1700 North 3rd St., 215-765-1700, usaquenphilly.com

1600 Arch St., 267-514-1700; 482 E Evesham Rd, Cherry Hill, 856-520-8312, tirnanogphilly.com

    Where to watch the World Cup in Philadelphia
    The 2018 World Cup begins this weekend in Russia, and that means that bars around the city are gearing up for some seriously rowdy watch parties. Here's where you should be heading to watch the best soccer matches.
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6 days ago

Where to Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Philadelphia

Stop by Sto’s in Old City to watch the World Cup matches, enjoy tons of daily food and drink specials and even play FIFA on their PS4. Sound will be on based on the game, definitely for the big matches. Sound on. (236 Market St.)

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This Northern Liberties bar is a haven for soccer players 365 days a year, so it’s no surprise they are one of our top picks to watch the Cup. Enjoy the games on with sound, and stay until the evening when the upstairs bar turns into a dance club to party the night away. Sound on. (700 N 2nd St.)

...projector screen and VIP rooftop access. As is tradition, the bar will close down the 700 block of South Street for the final match on Sunday, July 15 with a huge viewing party at 10...

...U-Bahn will be having watch parties with $5 select drafts and apps. Sound on. (1318 Chestnut St....

...AM for the following two weeks to broadcast all the games with sound. Sound on. (1500 Locust St....

Three special happy hours await in Old City in honor of the World Cup. From Sunday, June 24 to Tuesday, June 26 Cuba Libre will be showing the 2 PM games and offering special $5 tapas, and cocktails, wine and beer priced between $4-$5. Sound off. (10 S 2nd St.)

The perfect spot for any sporting event, Field House features over 35 HD TVs and 40 beers on draft. They won’t be opening for the early games, but will be showing any games occurring after 11:30 AM with accompanying $3 Bud Light and $4 Neshaminy Creek drafts. Sound off. (1150 Filbert St.)

...Liberty and a special raffle table to benefit the Kensington Youth Soccer Club. Sound off. (100 E Girard Ave....

They’ll be opening at 11 AM every day as usual and will be showing any game that’s on (with sound by request). Some drink specials include $3 domestic drafts and a selection of $12 domestic beer buckets. Sound by request. (16 S 2nd St.)

Catch all the World Cup games at this Irish pub located right off of South Steet. They offer a host of daily specials and open early at 9 AM on the weekends so you won’t miss a game. Sound off. (611 S. 3rd St)

Watch every single game with sound at this conveniently located Irish bar. They’ll be offering $4 Carlsberg and Kronenbourg 1664 all tournament long—in addition to giveaways, raffles and other specials. Check out their Facebook page for a full event list and hours. Sound off. (1600 Arch St.)

    Where to Watch the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Philadelphia
    Every four years soccer fans around the world come together to cheer on their nation's teams in the FIFA World Cup. This year's games, which are being hosted by Russia, begin on Thursday, June 14 and conclude on Sunday, July 15. Check out the full schedule of games here .
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6 days ago

Where to Watch the FIFA World Cup in Philadelphia

10 S Front St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Attention all England fans! This Irish pub located at 17th and Latimer streets will be opening early for all England matches and some Mexico matches, by request...

20 S 2nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19106

10 S 2nd St., Philadelphia

1501 Spruce St., Philadelphia

    Where to Watch the FIFA World Cup in Philadelphia
    The most popular sporting event watched around the globe kicked off Thursday. The World Cup, featuring 32 national teams, will take place in 11 cities across Russia, finishing with one country named world champion July 15.
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Jun 13

6 Minute Meal & Deal: Red Owl Tavern's Organic Chicken

433 Chestnut St

    6 Minute Meal & Deal: Red Owl Tavern's Organic Chicken
    In this week's 6 Minute Meal and a Deal, Alicia Vitarelli heads to the Red Owl Tavern in Center City for their Organic Chicken with Israeli Couscous and Vegetables recipe.
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Jun 12

Staycation Destinations for You and Your Kids

600 Chestnut St. | 877-462-1776 | historicphiladelphia.org/once-upon-a-nation/what-to-see (Free.)

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3400 W. Girard Ave. | 215-243-1100 | philadelphiazoo.org (Members and children under 2 are free. Children ages 2 to 11 are $19.95. Adults and children ages 12 and up are $24.95.)

222 N. 20th St. | 215-448-1200 | fi.edu (Adults and children ages 12 and up are $23. Children ages 3 to 11 are $19. Children under 3 are free.)

210 N. 18th St. | 215-440-5500 | centercityphila.org/parks/sister-cities-park (Free.)

1900 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy. | 215-299-1000 | ansp.org (Adults and children ages 13 and up are $19.95...

    Staycation Destinations for You and Your Kids - Jewish Exponent
    For kids, summer means three months of freedom from school and homework, and three months of freedom to run around in the sun or probably just stare fixedly into the glare of their many screens. For the parents or grandparents tasked with entertaining these kids, summer might look more like the freedom to Google how ...
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Jun 12

There's a new restaurant opening soon at 9th ...

There's a new restaurant opening soon at 9th and Chestnut called Sandler's On 9th. We're pretty stoked for the Train Wreck breakfast sandwich...

    Here's what we know about Sandler's on 9th
    Sandler's on 9th is about to shake up your restaurant opens at 9th and Chestnut in Center City. The brainchild of owner, Paul "Paulie" Sandler, it will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, serving American comfort cuisine. "This is a location that's 40 years in the making for me.
    https://www.metro.us

Jun 11

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut Street

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Where:U.S. Army Band 'Pershing's Own' Concert & Fireworks, Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard; July 4th Fireworks: Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Various locations including the National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street

Where:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including the Warwick Rittenhouse, 220 S. 17th Street

    Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia
    July 4th Fireworks | Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia Spectacular fireworks, free concerts, free museum admission and more... It wouldn't be the Fourth of July without brilliant fireworks! Philly hosts two impressively huge displays during Wawa Welcome America. The first show lights up the Delaware River waterfront following a free concert by the U.S.
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Jun 11

Jun 10

Throwback: the final four PATCO 'legacy' trains make final run

After working overnight at Enterprise car rental at Philadelphia International Aiport, Haven Thompson, 20, of Philadelphia, hopped on the train at 8th & Market for a nostalgic ride. The train enthusiast who hopes to one day become a train operator planned to ride the train all day.

    Throwback: the final four PATCO 'legacy' trains make final run
    It's the final stop for PATCO's legacy trains, which made their final run Sunday between Lindenwold and Philadelphia. PATCO has been refurbishing the fleet in recent years, which was put in service in 1968 and 1980. - Melanie Burney, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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Jun 10

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Jun 07

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Jun 07

Mayor Kenney schedule for June 7, 2018

Where: Independence Visitor Center, 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA.

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Where: 1901 Vine St, Parkway Central Library, Lobby, Philadelphia, PA.

Where: The Fillmore, 29 E. Allen St, Philadelphia, PA.

    Mayor Kenney's Public Schedule for Thursday
    10:00AM Mayor Kenney to Speak at Free Library Kickoff of the Summer Reading Program The Mayor will deliver remarks at the kickoff event celebrating the Summer of Wonder reading program.
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Jun 05

Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride

...These were called “Reminder Days.” A historic marker to commemorate these pickets currently stands at 601 Chestnut St. One prominent pioneer and organizer of the “Reminder Days” was Austrian immigrant and Philly resident...

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Tavern on Camac is one of the oldest — if not the oldest — gay bars in Philadelphia. During the ’20s and ’30s, the bar at 243 S. Camac St., was a Prohibition-era speakeasy and “gentleman’s club” called Maxine’s, where local gay men, soldiers and sailors would converge.

On Apr. 25, 1965, the nation’s eyes were drawn to a sit-in staged by three protestors at Dewey’s on 219 S. 17th St., widely considered to be a predecessor that set the tone for the Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village.

...cream vending chain, had two stores that remained on the Philly gaydar. A location on 208 S. 13th St. Dewey’s on 13th — conveniently located near Camac and Quince Streets — was a mecca for...

...resident Barbara Gittings, was posthumously honored in 2012 with an intersection bearing her name on 13th and Locust...

...strenuous battle with breast cancer in 2014 and was posthumously commemorated with a mural at 204 S. 12th St a year later...

    Philly's LGBT history: A primer on the city's legacy of pride
    More than 25,000 people will descend on the city for the annual Philadelphia Dyke March and Philly PrideDay parade, turning the weekend into the nation's largest gathering during LGBT Pride Month. The festivities are more than waving around a rainbow flag while covered in sequins, paint, glitter, or feathers.
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Jun 05

Philadelphia’s Fabulous LGBT Pride Parade And Festival Returns June 10

Parking is extremely limited, so the event organizers advise guests to take public transportation to the festival at Penn’s Landing. The nearest stop, 2nd and Market streets on the Market-Frankford Line, is just three blocks away.

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The parade starts at 13th and Locust and weaves through Center City and Old City to Penn’s Landing.

Tickets to the festival are $15 each along the parade route at the festival gate but offered at a discounted rate ($10 each) at the Pride kick-off party, located at 12th and Locust streets from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday.

...expect live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction at the Center, located on 13th and Spruce streets. Tickets range from $25 to $75 per person...

...also designated spots along the parade route — at 13th and Locust, Independence Hall and at Front and Market streets — where wristbands can be purchased for the regular admission price of $15...

Where: Parade starting point, 13th & Locust streets; Festival, Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

    Philadelphia's Fabulous LGBT Pride Parade And Festival Returns June 10
    Fly those rainbow flags high, Philly! Philadelphia celebrates LGBTQ Pride Month with a giant Pride parade and lively festival on Sunday, June 10. The annual event - now in its 30th year - draws more than 25,000 people to Philly every June.
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