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Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare

Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St. at Rittenhouse Square, this spot is the most popular high-end French restaurant in Philadelphia, boasting four stars out of 1,979 reviews on Yelp.

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Next up is Queen Village's Bistrot La Minette, situated at 623 S. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 518 reviews on Yelp, the French breakfast and brunch spot has proven to be a local favorite for those looking to indulge.

Bella Vista's Bibou, located at 1009 S. Eighth St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fancy French spot 4.5 stars out of 337 reviews.

Chef Nicholas Elmi crafts this restaurant's prix fixe menu using local and seasonal ingredients. You can bring your own bottle with no corkage fee, or choose from a variety of wines, beers and spirits. Check out the current menu here and head over to 1617 E. Passyunk Ave. to see for yourself.

Chef Townsend Wentz's menu also changes with the season and includes dishes such as beef tartare with grilled manchego tartine and cressonnette, and lavender-braised rabbit with spring vegetables and liver mousse. Treat yourself at this French spot by heading over to 1623 E. Passyunk Ave.

    Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare
    Craving French food? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best high-end French restaurants around Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings. Photo: Parc/Yelp Topping the list is Parc. Located at 227 S. 18th St.
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Where to Watch the FIFA World Cup in Philadelphia

247 S 17th St., Philadelphia

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...

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    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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Where to watch the World Cup — June 14 – July 15, 2018

247 S. 17th St.

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100 E. Girard Ave.

1150 Filbert St.

    Things to do: Where to watch the World Cup - June 14 - July 15, 2018
    Despite the stubborn, oft-repeated contention that Americans would never embrace soccer as the rest of the world has, American soccer fandom is on the up-and-up. And even the most casual lover of soccer - sorry, football - can get excited about the World Cup, the most widely viewed sporting event in the world (yes, even bigger than the Olympics).
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The Center For Emerging Visual Artists update...

Artist Cynthia Back during Art in the Open. Back's work will be featured in CFEVA's current exhibition. Art in the Open: Selections from 2018 June 19 - July 20 Reception: June 19 from 5:00-7:00 pm CFEVA, 237 S. 18th Street, 3A, Philadelphia PA 19103 Participating Artists: Cynthia Back Jake Beckman Anthony Bowers Oki Fukunaga Matthew Green Abigail King Tyler Kline Rebecca Schultz Alice Thompson Photograph by M B Vargas

    The Center For Emerging Visual Artists
    Artist Cynthia Back during Art in the Open. Back's work will be featured in CFEVA's current exhibition. Art in the Open: Selections from 2018 June 19 - July 20 Reception: June 19 from 5:00-7:00 pm...
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Craving seafood? Here are Philadelphia's top 5 options

Topping the list is Luke's Lobster Rittenhouse. Located at 130 S. 17th St., this BYOB restaurant is the highest rated seafood spot in Philadelphia, boasting 4.5 stars out of 894 reviews on Yelp. The chain, with outposts around the U.S. and in Japan, has a second Philly location at Market East.

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Next up is Bella Vista's Little Fish, situated at 746 S. Sixth St. With 4.5 stars out of 467 reviews on Yelp, it has proven to be a local favorite.

Rittenhouse's Oyster House, located at 1516 Sansom St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving it four stars out of 1,077 reviews.

The bar features Tuesday oyster specials, and the seasonal menu includes dishes like tuna tartare, grilled octopus and scallops. Head over to 1537 S. 11th St. to see for yourself.

...You can find the steakhouse and traditional American spot, which offers seafood and more, at 1426-1428 Chestnut St. With 14 U.S. locations, this is the restaurant group's only outpost in Philly...

    Craving seafood? Here are Philadelphia's top 5 options
    Do you have seafood on the brain? Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top seafood sources in Philadelphia, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to satisfy your cravings. Photo: luke's lobster rittenhouse/Yelp Topping the list is Luke's Lobster Rittenhouse.
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Philly man who fatally stabbed 3 Center City gay men in 1989 is found dead in prison

...managed to escape an encounter with Mulholland by jumping out a second-story window at 1900 Spruce St., breaking his back in the process. Before Rowley’s escape, Mulholland had tied him up...

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Munchweiler, a hairdresser, was found June 6 on the floor of his living room at the Wellington Spruce Apartments, 1411 Walnut St., with stab wounds to the chest, stomach, and arm. Munchweiler also had been beaten with a cast iron skillet, according to news accounts.

...Johnson, a retired bank executive, more than 40 times inside the Drake Towers apartments, at 1512 Spruce St., a crime he confessed to his then-girlfriend, Joanne Brady, the news accounts said. Brady...

...accounts said. Brady also said she witnessed Mulholland stab Griffin in his apartment in the 1900 block of Bainbridge Street after stealing his bank card and forcing him to write a $100 check...

    Philly man who fatally stabbed 3 Center City gay men in 1989 is found dead in prison
    A Philadelphia man who in 1989 murdered three gay men during a weeklong Center City killing spree died last week in a Central Pennsylvania prison, according to state officials. - Chris Palmer, Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News
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Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia

Rittenhouse Square: 1740 Sansom St. (215) 557- 9299

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524 S 4th St

1823 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia

Italian Market: 1180 S. 10th St. (215) 463-0868

Fishtown, 431 East Girard Ave. (215) 425-1555

2015 Walnut Street

1500 Locust Street

3939 Chestnut St

1930 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103

2900 Aramingo Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19134

1000 Frankford Avenue, Suite 1, Philadelphia, PA 19125

    Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia
    Restaurants around the Philadelphia region are celebrating Dads this Father's Day with freebies, free food, deals, specials and events. Here is a round-up of ten of the best Father's Day in Philadelphia offers including free water ice, pizza, soup dumplings, Dan Dan noodles and root beer fl
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Jun 11

Michael Schulson Is Opening Yet Another Restaurant in Philly

...adding yet another new eatery to his Philly lineup. His latest is going into the 1700 block of Locust Street, right off Rittenhouse Square next to Stephen Starr’s French brasserie Parc (will Schulson eventually...

    Michael Schulson Is Opening Yet Another Restaurant in Philly
    Michael Schulson is on a roll, adding yet another new eatery to his Philly lineup. His latest is going into the 1700 block of Locust Street, right off Rittenhouse Square next to Stephen Starr's French brasserie Parc (will Schulson eventually catch up with Starr, who has 20 restaurants in Philly alone?).
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Jun 11

Top 10 Ways To Celebrate July 4th In Philadelphia

Where:Various locations including the Warwick Rittenhouse, 220 S. 17th 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:Starts at 5th & Chestnut streets and ends at Front and Chestnut streets

Where:Various locations including Independence Hall, 520 Chestnut 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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Monday, June 11th: Join the Free Library of P...

Monday, June 11th: Join the Free Library of Philadelphia 6:30pm at the Philadelphia City Institute (19th & Locust) for a discussion of historical and current day perspectives on the refugee experience in America.

    Events: Panel Discussion: Refugees in America
    Please join us for a discussion of historical and current day perspectives on the refugee experience in America. The panel will be moderated by Cathryn Miller-Wilson, Esquire, Executive Director of HIAS Pennsylvania. Featured speakers are: Agozino Emmanuel, who was a journalist in his home country of Nigeria; and Youssef Abbara, who was an engineer in his home country of Syria.
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Philly police get new rules for 'defiant trespass' after Starbucks arrests

...by the arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce last month, which sparked widespread outrage...

    Philly police get new rules for 'defiant trespass' after Starbucks arrests
    Effective today, the Philadelphia Police Dept. has instituted a new policy that directs how officers should act when dealing with "defiant trespass" calls. The new policy was inspired by the arrests of black entrepreneurs Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson at the Starbucks on 18th and Spruce last month, which sparked widespread outrage.
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Hummus options keep spreading | Let's Eat

This week, L.A.-based Hummus Republic joined the hometown hummus happenings with a tiny franchised shop at 115 S. 18th St., most recently Konditori coffee. HR is an assembly-line, build-your-own situation — pita ($8.75), bowl, salad ($9.95).

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Veda, 1920 Chestnut St.

...he says, he was fired — turns out sushi and ramen in a tranquil storefront at 228 Arch St., next to dessert gem ICI Macarons. The look is vaguely Doma in Logan Square meets...

Fast-casual Korean bowls and dumplings just opened at 37 S. 19th St., the long-ago Matyson.

Corner bar (Third and Porter) reclaims the name of a South Philly landmark. Easy menu, six beers on tap.

...restaurant industry staffers live. So, when chef Michael Fry passed by the corner storefront at Girard Avenue and Hancock Street and saw Modo Mio was suddenly up for rent, which started the ball rolling for...

...plans to open a large production space and taproom in a former tile warehouse at 2118 Washington Ave. is especially intriguing. This longtime industrial corridor feels poised for a major transformation into a...

    Hummus options keep spreading | Let's Eat
    Hummus has long had a place at the table. Over the last few years, some tasty, fast options have sprung up in Center City. This week, we visit a terrific new ramen/sushi specialist in Old City, a quirky brunch spot-slash-pizzeria in Fishtown, and a homespun taqueria in Norristown.
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Jun 05

Here’s How the Free Library Is Celebrating Pride Month In A Big Way

Wednesday, June 13 │ 6:30 p.m., Philadelphia City Institute, 1905 Locust Street

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Wednesday, June 6 │4:00 p.m., Lillian Marrero Library, 601 W. Lehigh Avenue

Tuesday, June 12 │ 4:30 p.m. │ Fumo Family Library, 2437 S. Broad Street

Wednesday, June 20 │10:30 a.m. │ Andorra Library, 705 E. Cathedral Road

Wednesday June 27 │ 6:00–8:00 p.m., Skyline Room, Parkway Central Library, 1901 Vine Street

Wednesday, June 27 │ 6:30 p.m., South Philadelphia Library, 1700 S. Broad Street

Friday, June 29 │ 1:00 p.m., Independence Library, 18 S. 7th Street

    Here's How the Free Library Is Celebrating Pride Month In A Big Way
    The organization is hosting over 30 LGBTQ events across the city that you can attend all month long. In celebration of Pride month, the Free Library of Philadelphia have gone all out this June to host a wide variety of LGBTQ-themed events throughout the city.
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Jun 05

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

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.

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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.

...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...

...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...

...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 04

Blue Duck on Broad closes after a year

The shutdown is one of a few coming to light over the last several days. Also 86ed are the Potbelly sandwich shop on 17th Street near JFK, Danlu, a Chinese restaurant at 3601 Market St., the short-lived Smoke’s Poutinerie franchise at 413 South St., and the homegrown Shoo-Fry at 132 S. 17th St.

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Blue Duck on Broad, a bar-restaurant tucked into a prime space next to the Bellevue’s parking garage on South Broad Street near Locust, has closed after a year.

...Blue Duck on Broad in July 2017, followed in September by The Ugly Duckling at 212 S. 11th St. Ugly Duckling lasted less than four months, outlasting the partnership...

The shutdown is one of a few coming to light over the last several days. Also 86ed are the Potbelly sandwich shop on 17th Street near JFK, Danlu, a Chinese restaurant at 3601 Market St., the short-lived Smoke’s Poutinerie franchise at 413 South St., and the homegrown Shoo-Fry at 132 S. 17th St.

    Blue Duck on Broad closes after a year
    Blue Duck on Broad, a bar-restaurant tucked into a prime space next to the Bellevue's parking garage on South Broad Street near Locust, has closed after a year. Partner Joe Callahan did not return a message seeking comment. A Bellevue representative confirmed the closing and said talks with a new operator were ongoing.
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Jun 04

Where to Find Vegan Tacos in Philadelphia Right Now

Where: Bar Bombon; 133 South 18th Street, Rittenhouse

Where: P.S. & Co.; 1706 Locust Street, Rittenhouse

Where: V Street; 126 South 19th Street, Rittenhouse

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Where: Mission Taqueria; 1516 Sansom Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Revolution Taco; 2015 Walnut Street, Rittenhouse

Where: Loco Pez; 2401 East Norris Street, Fishtown

Where: Cafe Ynez; 2025 Washington Avenue, Graduate Hospital

Where: Cantina dos Segundos; 931 North 2nd Street, Northern Liberties

Where: Cantina los Caballitos; 1651 East Passyunk Avenue, Passyunk

    Where to Find Vegan Tacos in Philadelphia Right Now
    From breakfast tacos to cheesesteak tacos, here's nine local spots serving up delicious (and unique) vegan tacos. At this point, tacos are basically a food group, right? There is certainly no lack of taco variety here in Philadelphia - and that includes vegan tacos.
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