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18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21

Where:Good Good Comedy Theatre, 215 N. 11th Street

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Where:Various locations including Butcher and Singer, 1500 Walnut Street

Where:Dilworth Park, 1 S. 15th Street

Where:Blue Cross RiverRink, 101 S. Columbus Boulevard

Where:Four points along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway including outside the Rodin Museum, 2151 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Academy of Music, 240 S. Broad Street

Where:FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard

Where:African American Museum in Philadelphia, 701 Arch Street

Where:The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th Street

Where:Mütter Museum, 19 S. 22nd Street

Where:Barnes Foundation, 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

Where:Verizon Hall, 300 S. Broad Street

Where:Various locations including National Mechanics, 22 S. 3rd Street

Where:Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street

Where:Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Street

    18+ Fantastic Things To Do In Philadelphia This Week, January 16-21
    Rothman Institute Ice Rink | Photo courtesy Center City District Center City Restaurant Week, the Eagles in the NFC Championship game, the Philly Home Show and more... It's looking like a delightfully delicious week here in Philadelphia. Center City District Restaurant Week is in full swing at more than 120 different eateries where you can spend a night out enjoying a three-course meal.
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'Megumi Japanese Ramen & Sushi Bar' Debuts In Chinatown

Hungry? A new neighborhood Japanese spot has you covered. Called Megumi Japanese Ramen & Sushi Bar, the new arrival is located at 915 Race St. in Chinatown.

    'Megumi Japanese Ramen & Sushi Bar' Debuts In Chinatown
    Hungry? A new neighborhood Japanese spot has you covered. Called Megumi Japanese Ramen & Sushi Bar, the new arrival is located at 915 Race St. in Chinatown. This new spot specializes in Japanese sushi and ramen dishes with hints of Chinese and Thai influences.
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This might be the best place for BYOB karaoke in Philly

Newly open at 937 Race St. is Ocean Harmony, which checks all those boxes and more.

    This might be the best place for BYOB karaoke in Philly
    Karaoke with a side of lobster, anyone? There are lots of places to do karaoke in Chinatown. Only some can be counted on for clean rooms and good service. Even fewer allow you to bring your own booze.
    https://billypenn.com

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Mice feces in sugar containers, hot dog machines close Philly eateries

Smokin’ Betty’s, 116 S 11TH ST.; New Star Express Pizza, 5202 LANCASTER AVE.; Good Flavor, 2439 S 12TH ST.; Spears Personal Care Home; 62 W HARVEY ST.; Tasties Soul Food, 5241 GERMANTOWN AVE.; Pho 20, 234 N 10TH ST.

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337 Spring Garden St.

705 N. 2nd St.

122 S 12th St.

5241 Germantown Ave.

5441 N 5th St.

5260 Rodman St.

159 E Sharpnack St.

2655 S 18th St. 19145

6351 Germantown Ave.

72 S 52nd St.

630 S 4th St.

1201 W Norris St.

Dalessandro’s Steaks, 600 WENDOVER ST.; Edenis Super Market Inc., 1501 N 57TH ST.; Haagen Dazs #440, 242 SOUTH ST.;

Smokin’ Betty’s, 116 S 11TH ST.; New Star Express Pizza, 5202 LANCASTER AVE.; Good Flavor, 2439 S 12TH ST.; Spears Personal Care Home; 62 W HARVEY ST.; Tasties Soul Food, 5241 GERMANTOWN AVE.; Pho 20, 234 N 10TH ST.

Smokin’ Betty’s, 116 S 11TH ST.; New Star Express Pizza, 5202 LANCASTER AVE.; Good Flavor, 2439 S 12TH ST.; Spears Personal Care Home; 62 W HARVEY ST.; Tasties Soul Food, 5241 GERMANTOWN AVE.; Pho 20, 234 N 10TH ST.

    Mice feces in sugar containers, hot dog machines close Philly eateries
    Philly restaurants ended 2017 with mouse droppings inside a hot dog machine, pink slime on a fountain soda machine, freezer burnt foods and unapproved Igloo coolers. Here is hoping the New Year brings fewer health violations and more food safety certified persons at their posts. Between Dec. 16 and Dec.
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    And places stay open after multiple violations- South Garden Street China and Copablanca.

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Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018

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

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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.

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.

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.

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).

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

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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Dec 31

Important fire safety tips in winter weather

St. John's Hospice Café (1221 Race Street)

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The Grace Café (55 North Broad Street)

315 South Café (315 South Broad Street

    Important fire safety tips in winter weather
    With temperatures dipping and wind chills reaching below freezing levels, most people are staying indoors to stay warm. The Philadelphia Fire Department has some important safety tips for the winter season, so you not only stay warm, but stay safe. Look after elderly relatives and neighbors Check their smoke alarms to protect their lives.
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