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New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly

Restaurants run in the family. Furxhiu’s older brother, Florian, is taking some heat for his upcoming taco shop, opening at Broad and Lombard on January 20. People aren’t happy with the name he chose: Illegal Tacos.

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South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it’s another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.

    New BYOB Alert: Burrata Is in the Works in South Philly
    South Philly neighbors mourning August, the Italian BYOB that sat in the cozy corner spot at 13th and Wharton from 2003 to 2017, might be in luck. The building is getting a new tenant and it's another Italian BYOB, this one named Burrata.
    https://philly.eater.com

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Dranoff's tweaked South Broad Street tower means fewer hotel rooms, more dwellings

The Dranoff entity that owns the vacant 311 S. Broad St. construction site was awarded a zoning permit Wednesday for a project with 101 hotel rooms and 114 residential units, according the Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections.

    Dranoff's tweaked South Broad Street tower means fewer hotel rooms, more dwellings
    Carl Dranoff is tweaking his proposal for a condo and hotel tower at the corner of Broad and Spruce Streets to include fewer guest rooms and more dwelling units after receiving just a small fraction of the state grant money he requested for the project. The Dranoff entity that owns the vacant 311 S.
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Philly restaurant openings to look forward to in 2018

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

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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.

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.

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).

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.
    http://www.philly.com

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Important fire safety tips in winter weather

315 South Café (315 South Broad Street

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The Grace Café (55 North Broad Street)

St. John's Hospice Café (1221 Race 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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Dec 30

New Year’s Eve/New Year’s Day events

Broad St. and Pine St (Fancy, Wenches, Comics and Fancy Brigades Only)

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...9 a.m. at City Hall and will end sometime before 6 p.m. at Broad St. and Washington Ave....

Broad St. and Sansom St. (String Bands)

Broad St. and Carpenter St.

    New Year's Eve/New Year's Day events
    Check out New Year's Eve and New Year's Day events and other useful information below. Before heading out the door please make sure to dress warm since it will be extremely cold outside. Happy New Year! Sunday, Dec.
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Your guide to the 2018 Mummers Parade on New Year’s Day

You can’t go wrong camping out anywhere along the Broad Street parade route, but if you really want to see the Mummers in action, check out the four performance spots along the route: 15th and Market, Broad and Sansom, Broad and Pine, and Broad and Carpenter.

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You can’t go wrong camping out anywhere along the Broad Street parade route, but if you really want to see the Mummers in action, check out the four performance spots along the route: 15th and Market, Broad and Sansom, Broad and Pine, and Broad and Carpenter.

You can’t go wrong camping out anywhere along the Broad Street parade route, but if you really want to see the Mummers in action, check out the four performance spots along the route: 15th and Market, Broad and Sansom, Broad and Pine, and Broad and Carpenter.

    Your guide to the 2018 Mummers Parade on New Year's Day
    New Year's is just around the corner, which can only mean one thing in Philly: The Mummers Parade! Mummers, which means to masquerade and folk play, have been strutting through Philly's streets for decades, creating a loud, boisterous, and colorful spectacle since 1901. It is the oldest folk parade in the country.
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Dec 27

How To Do The New Year’s Day Mummers Parade In Philadelphia 2018

Broad Street and Pine Street: Mid-parade, the Fancy, Wenches, Comics and Fancy Brigades halt the procession to dance at this new-in-2018 performance area.

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Broad Street and Washington Avenue: At the end of the parade route, folks can view all of the action and purchase food and beverages from vendors set up in tents for the occasion.

• Creative and Performing Arts School: At Broad and Carpenter streets, just outside of the large Creative and Performing Arts School, the Mummers queue up for regular performances all day.

    Where to Watch the New Year's Day Mummers Parade in Philadelphia
    The first day of the new year always calls for a celebration - let's hear it for 2018! - and for more than a century, Philadelphia has marked the new year with a cavalcade of 10,000 vividly costumed Mummers. Kicking off at 9 a.m.
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After being run over by a truck, this Philly designer reached out for help

A South Philly web designer was run over by a delivery truck last Friday, on the 1200 block of Pine Street.

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Refford’s crash comes just a few weeks after a woman named Emily Fredricks was killed in an accident at 11th and Spruce.

    After being run over by a truck, this Philly designer reached out for help - Technical.ly Philly
    Becca Refford, a TechGirlz volunteer and designer at WordPress shop CreativeMMS, is now looking at four to seven months of recovery time as she fends off multiple fractures including a rib, a foot and her pelvis. The designer, 24, has launched a $5,000 GoFundMe campaign to help her grapple with the associated costs from the accident.
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A human-protected bike lane after another cyclist was hit by a car

A human-protected bike lane at 13th and Pine

    A human-protected bike lane after another cyclist was hit by a car
    Billy Penn is a mobile platform for a better Philly -- the easiest way to find and follow local and breaking news in Philadelphia.
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Dec 20

Philly rebuffs calls to speed street safety efforts after cycling accidents

Refford recalled falling and getting trapped beneath the truck’s rear wheels on the 1200 block of Pine, crushing her legs, she said in an interview. She suffered a fractured pelvis and shattered hips.

    Philly rebuffs calls to speed street safety efforts after cycling accidents
    Philadelphia won't move faster on a number of upgrades to make biking safer in the city, according to a letter from the mayor's office to the city's lead cycling advocacy group. Mayor Kenney's letter was a response to a request from the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia to speed up infrastructure improvements and devote more money to street safety initiatives.
    http://www.philly.com

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How the Pedal Posse Divas are helping more black women bike Philly

...web designer who lives in South Philadelphia, was hit by a box truck on the 1200 block of Pine Street, a little more than two weeks after pastry chef Emily Fredricks was killed when a...

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...after pastry chef Emily Fredricks was killed when a private garbage truck struck her on 11th Street near Spruce. Ford spoke at the vigil for Fredricks about bike safety and how scary it can...

    Meet the Pedal Posse Divas - black women biking on Philly streets
    Stephanie Ford's first group bike ride was lonely. The 47-year-old legal assistant who's always looking for ways to stay active joined a crew she had found online for a 25-mile circuit along the Schuylkill River Trail. But she quickly fell behind, and soon watched as the other cyclists biked out of view.
    http://www.philly.com

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