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Philadelphia's 5 best spots to indulge in French fare

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.

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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.

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.

    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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10 hours ago

Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition

...the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer. The buyer has not been named, and Feibush did...

    Christian Street Church will change hands after demolition
    With just weeks to go before the planned demolition of the Christian Street Baptist Church, developer Ori Feibush announced this week that the property will be changing hands. Feibush told Philly.com in an email this weekend that the contract has been assigned to a buyer, who will take over the property at 1020-24 Christian Street after it is razed this summer.
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10 hours ago

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay coo...

We know it is un-bearable out there. Stay cool by visiting pools, libraries and spray grounds. Please check on your neighbors and call PCA Heatline 215-765-9040 if you are worried about them in the heat. #LynnandEmmaTwitterTakeover http://ow.ly/e4CN30kyn6u

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16 hours ago

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index ...

Hello summer - temps in the 90s w/heat index 100+ today. Stay cool - drink lots of water, limit time in the sun, seek out shade or AC at Philadelphia Free Library locations: http://ow.ly/j1W130kxSYf Most importantly check on your neighbors - help them open windows and position fans! #PHLHeat

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    The Free Library of Philadelphia welcomes 6 million visitors to our 54 neighborhood libraries and the Rosenbach each year.
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Protesters rallied outside the Christian Street Baptist Church this morning — developer Ori Feibush is planning luxury homes in its place

The 1890s church along the 1000 block of Christian Street has been a point of contention for months.

    Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church
    Protesters on Saturday rallied against South Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush's plans to demolish the Christian Street Baptist Church and build luxury townhouses. "A lot of people are fed up," said Katie Low, a member of RePoint Philadelphia, a political action committee of activists and preservation advocates who organized the protest.
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2 days ago

Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church

The 1890s church along the 1000 block of Christian Street has been a point of contention for months.

    Protesters rally against planned demolition of historic Bella Vista church
    Protesters on Saturday rallied against South Philadelphia developer Ori Feibush's plans to demolish the Christian Street Baptist Church and build luxury townhouses. "A lot of people are fed up," said Katie Low, a member of RePoint Philadelphia, a political action committee of activists and preservation advocates who organized the protest.
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3 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

Feeling the Philly heat? Head to your neighborhood library this summer to cool down in a cool way! Locations and hours ⬇️ bit.ly/2tiu0tv

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3 days ago

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin ...

3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 6-4-18 to 6-10-18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison Officer 1300 South 11th Street Philadelphia Pa. 19147 Phone 215-686-3030 ext 101 Michael.Duffy@Phila.Gov Twitter : @PPDMikeDuffy @PPD03DIST

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    3rd District Weekly Community Crime Bulletin 6-4-18 to 6-10-18 attached. Police Officer Michael Duffy #7441 Philadelphia Police Department 3rd District Crime Prevention / Intel / Fusion Liaison...
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3 days ago

6/16 -- Flea Market and Music & Art Event at CAPITOLO Park!

Flea Market with LIVE Music and Art in the Park!
Saturday, June 16th (9am to 3pm)
CAPITOLO Park, 9th & Federal Streets in South Philly

LIVE paint event with Anthony Torcasio, Seper, Priscilla Bell, Ben Howard, Sagamoor, Lawren Alice, with music by The Parlor, Doug Kaetz, Mark Nestman, Barrett Bohr, ShaneGreat, Ircasim, featuring New Sound Brass Band!

3 days ago

Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management a...

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4 days ago

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Fleisher Art Memorial added 2 new photos.

Ready to draw faster and with more confidence? Loosen up in Pat Aulisio's Experimental Drawing workshop, Wednesday nights from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Learn new ways of looking at your subject matter through blind contour drawings and urban sketching. Register today at http://bit.ly/2LRUkEJ.

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Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El...

Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El Compadre Restaurant, 1149 S. 9th Street, available to view now. Juntos Harvey Finkle #Mighty

    Mighty Writers
    Puebla, a photo essay by Harvey Finkle, at El Compadre Restaurant, 1149 S. 9th Street, available to view now. Juntos Harvey Finkle #Mighty
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5 days ago

Join your neighbors for a free boot camp sess...

Join your neighbors for a free boot camp session with Charge Performance and Wellness at 645pm TONIGHT. Register here: facebook.com/events/1672852812812672

    Bella Vista Neighbors Association
    Join your neighbors for a free boot camp session with Charge Performance and Wellness at 645pm TONIGHT. Register here: facebook.com/events/1672852812812672
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5 days ago

Over the past few days, several flood alerts ...

Over the past few days, several flood alerts were issued by the National Weather Service. Spring and summer see severe weather which produces dangerous flooding, whether you're on foot or in your car. Know your neighborhood waterway and street flood risks.

    Flood Safety Awareness: Become Prepared for Flooding Hazards | Office of Emergency Management
    March 25, 2018 The week of March 26 through March 30th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in Pennsylvania, an effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with state and local emergency management offices to highlight the hazard of flooding and what you can do to be prepared.
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5 days ago

So much happening in our local parks and gard...

So much happening in our local parks and gardens this week! Thanks go out to Charge Performance and Wellness for sponsoring this week's newsletter. Free Boot Camp tonight - if raining meet at the Charge gym, 928 Christian.

    News for June 13
    Just a couple more things ... for your calendar Print is not dead! BVNA print newsletter committee meets June 18, 7-7:45 p.m., at Santore Library, 932 S. 7 th St. Everyone is welcome! Join us as we make plans for the fall issue of the Bella Vista News, our bi-annual print newsletter.
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June 27: Neighborhood Happy Hour

(215) 627-0057

    June 27: Neighborhood Happy Hour
    Copyright 2013 Bella Vista Neighbors Association | P.O. Box 63955 | Philadelphia, PA 19147 | (215) 627-0057 | The creation of this website was the result of shared creative planning by both Bella Vista Neighbors Association and Scott Fichter at Blue Fox Creative
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6 days ago

Fleisher Art Memorial added 7 new photos.

Look good all summer in a jewelry set you designed and made yourself! There are just a few spots left in Maureen Duffy's Designing a Jewelry Set workshop, which meets on Tuesday nights this summer. Register soon before they're all gone at http://bit.ly/2LIjx4s.

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6 days ago

Restaurants Offer Dads Free Deals on Father's Day in Philadelphia

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

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524 S 4th St

1823 East Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia

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

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 12

Jun 12

3rd Police District Town Hall Meeting

Where: PPD Building @ 11th and Wharton

    3rd Police District Town Hall Meeting
    When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm Where: PPD Building @ 11th and Wharton
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Jun 11

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm Where...

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm Where: PPD Building @ 11th and Wharton http://lomophilly.org/2018/06/11/3rd-police-district-town-hall-meeting/

    3rd Police District Town Hall Meeting
    When: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 @ 6:00pm Where: PPD Building @ 11th and Wharton
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Jun 11

South Philly developer Ori Feibush changes course, plans to demolish 19th-century church

Feibush plans to begin demolishing the 6,500-square-foot church, located at 1020-24 Christian St., on Monday, June 18, he said in an interview with the Inquirer and Daily News...

    South Philly developer Ori Feibush changes course, plans to demolish 19th-century church
    After announcing earlier this year that he would be willing to transfer his agreement of sale for the Christian Street Baptist Church to a preservation-minded buyer, developer Ori Feibush has decided to proceed with his plan to demolish the church.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 11

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home afte...

Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and made it a sucess!

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Our mobile Command Post 1 returning home after working a weekend of great events with our public safety partners. Thanks to all who worked or attended the PIFA Street Fair and Odunde Festival and...
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Jun 11

Several inches of rain overnight caused some ...

Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or driving near murky flood water. Turn around: Avoid flood water.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Several inches of rain overnight caused some Philadelphia waterways to be swollen and roads flooded. Allow extra time for your morning commute for ponding water. Always use caution walking or...
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Jun 10

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly n...

Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly now in effect. Rainfall forecast to continue overnight. Excessive rainfall within short period can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding in streets and waterways. Turn around: Avoid floodwaters #PhillyWx #PAwx #WxAware

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Flash Flood Watch issued by @NWS_MountHolly now in effect. Rainfall forecast to continue overnight. Excessive rainfall within short period can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding in...
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Jun 10

Flash Flood Watch in effect from 6PM today un...

Flash Flood Watch in effect from 6PM today until 8AM, 6/11. Be prepared to take action in the event that flooding develops. Be aware of your local flooding hazards. Flash flooding can occur on streets and waterways. Rushing water can knock over a pedestrian or carry a car. Turn around: avoid flooded areas. https://beta.phila.gov/2018-03-25-flood-safety-awareness-become-prepared-for-flooding-hazards/

    Flood Safety Awareness: Become Prepared for Flooding Hazards | Office of Emergency Management
    March 25, 2018 The week of March 26 through March 30th is Flood Safety Awareness Week in Pennsylvania, an effort by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along with state and local emergency management offices to highlight the hazard of flooding and what you can do to be prepared.
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Jun 10

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Jun 09

Love the unique events and opportunities that...

Love the unique events and opportunities that make Philly Special. Working the PIFA Street Fair with our public safety partners today. Still plenty of time to stop by, runs till 7.

    Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management
    Love the unique events and opportunities that make Philly Special. Working the PIFA Street Fair with our public safety partners today. Still plenty of time to stop by, runs till 7.
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