36 min ago

Fishtown's Suraya is one of the most exciting new dining destinations of the year

1528 Frankford Ave., Philadelphia; 215-302-1900, surayaphilly.com/.

Free parking lot available behind the restaurant at 1539 N. Front St. (at Oxford).

    Suraya | Fishtown's Suraya is one of the most exciting new dining destinations of the year
    He had been a child soldier in a brutal civil war, just a 14-year-old hiding behind the sandbags of the Christian militia. And he was finally en route to safety. But as Roland Kassis stood on a cargo ship bound for Cyprus in 1984, he looked back at Beirut with tears streaming down his face.
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39 min ago

Pot Activist Opening ‘Munchies Food’ Restaurant in Fishtown

...Sandwich Joint, which will cater to a takeout crowd only, is setting up shop at 1429 Marlborough Street in Fishtown, where Marlborough and Frankford Avenue meet. It’s across from Heffe Tacos and...

...a takeout crowd only, is setting up shop at 1429 Marlborough Street in Fishtown, where Marlborough and Frankford Avenue meet. It’s across from Heffe Tacos and near Lebanese market/restaurant Suraya, Cheu Fishtown...

    Pot Activist Opening 'Munchies Food' Restaurant in Fishtown
    Richard Tamaccio Jr., better known as N.A. Poe, the marijuana proponent who used to host the illegal Philly Smoke Sessions, is turning his attention to restaurants with Poe's Sandwich Joint. The casual eatery will focus on sandwiches, including egg sandwiches in the morning and cheesesteaks at night, reports Victor Fiorillo at Philadelphia.
    https://philly.eater.com

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23 hours ago

Fishtown Community Library added 2 new photos...

Sign up for summer reading today! We open at 2:00! Face painting and balloon twisting from 2:00-4:00.

    Fishtown Community Library
    Fishtown Community Library, Philadelphia, PA. 1,062 likes · 18 talking about this · 89 were here. Located in a former stable and fire station, the...
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47 hours ago

Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness

...you’ll also want to know. The Fishtown branch of Asian fusion-minded Cheu Noodles (1416 Frankford Ave.) is one of the most creative quality meals you can get for $15 or less...

Just up the street, check out beautiful Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the Lebanese café and restaurant I’m reviewing this weekend. The lunch menu, in particular...

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133 S. 18th St., 3-6 p.m. weekdays.

...has gone the pun route to name its simple but elegant BYOB Ngon Ngon at 615 S. Third St. in Queen Village. Pun? Ngon means “tasty.” Menu hits the basics (pho, salads, vermicelli bowls...

...an “upcake.” Dixie Picnic started in Malvern (215 Lancaster) and last year branched out to 1306 Chestnut St.

Cafe at 459 W. Butler Ave. features a huge variety of egg rolls, starting at breakfast, plus espresso.

Jake’s Sandwich Board’s last day at 122 S. 12th St. is Wednesday, June 20 as the changeover to Hatch & Coop – a chicken-and-egg specialist – is pegged to launch Monday, June 25.

Underground pub at 727 Walnut St. is closed, pending a rebranding as a restaurant called Sedition.

...s John’s Roast Pork, 14 E. Snyder Ave.), hoagies (Pastificio Deli is my pick, 1528 Packer Ave.), and classic Italian red gravy cuisine...

Try Mr. Joe’s Café (1514 S. Eighth St.) for that throwback Italian luncheonette feeling, with the sweet bonus of a cannoli from Termini’s Bakery across the street.

...while there are lots of upscale restaurants there, the fantastic British meat pies at Stargazy (1838 E. Passyunk Ave.) are one of the city’s best values. I also love the authentic Malaysian flavors...

...love the authentic Malaysian flavors of skewered meats grilled over coconut charcoal at Saté Kampar (1837 E. Passyunk Ave.) Bop across to the west side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian...

...side of Broad Street for another taste of Southeast Asian flavors at Indonesian standby Hardena (1754 S. Hicks St....

Center City has good values, too. Kanella Grill (1001 Spruce St.) consistently serves one of the best flavor-to-dollar quotients around, with Cypriot cooking that...

Dizengoff (1625 Sansom St.) will open your world to the possibility that hummus can be an exciting meal for $11 or less. As the sibling of Zahav, it’s also an affordable way to taste one of our top chefs in Michael Solomonov.

...of getting to know Philly, though, my pick from her list is the Oyster House (1516 Sansom St.), where the buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours will introduce you to the last of...

    Let's Eat: Life, Libertine and the pursuit of happiness
    The chef who helped create the Manayunk dining scene a quarter-century ago is back in business, and he's moved to Center City. Also this week: word of tasty Vietnamese cooking in Queen Village, a solid Mexican cantina in Montco, and an easy-on-the-wallet lunch spot with locations in Center City and Malvern.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

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Jun 15

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Jun 13

Philly dining with view | Let's Eat

One of my new go-to KAs is the cardamom-sugared lovely at Suraya (1528 Frankford Ave.), the gorgeous Lebanese café-market, bakery, and restaurant in Fishtown, which right now is making some of the city’s most beautiful pastries — French, but with a Levantine twist.

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Attico, a restaurant-lounge, is coming together on the roof of the new Cambria Hotel (219 S. Broad St., across from the Bellevue) for a mid-July official opening. Although buildings block the actual...

Porta, 1216 Chestnut St.

Love the name (“bubble” for bubble tea, “fish” for sushi), love the restaurant (Bubblefish, 909 Arch St.). This sleek, industrial-looking bistro, which opened 2½ years ago in Chinatown, delivers not only...

Approaching its fourth anniversary, Rittenhouse’s Abe Fisher (1623 Sansom St.) shows no sign of growing stale with its modern-Ashkenazi theme. Chef Yehuda Sichel keeps...

Thursday, June 14, is the projected opening of a second location for this nutrition-forward bowl specialist at 1700 Market St. It will be open from breakfast through dinner weekdays.

Coffee shop comes to the Bok Building from Adam Gery, a longtime manager and barista at Last Drop Coffeehouse, and architect Whitney Joslin. Its entrance is at 821 Dudley St.

My top pick is still Hungry Pigeon (743 S. Fourth St.) in Queen Village where Pat O’Malley, who used to run the pastry production for...

Melissa Weller at Walnut Street Café (2929 Walnut St.), who made her name in New York at Rebelle, uses a sourdough starter and Beurre...

ICI Macarons & Café (230 Arch St.) in Old City is a hidden gem — they do fine croissants, as well as some excellent KAs.

The Kettle Black (631 N. Second St.) in Northern Liberties makes its standard croissants with Amish butter and has an airy vegan version that has seriously whirling layers inside. The French-owned J’Aime in the Gayborhood (212 S. 12th St.) is also legit.

...either. Try them at Ardmore’s Delice et Chocolat on your way to the train (9 E. Lancaster Ave.) or at the Buttery in Malvern (233 E King St.), where the pains aux chocolat...

    Philly dining with view | Let's Eat
    Philly's dining-with-a-view scene will be expanding by two in coming weeks. I rode the elevators for the details. Also this week, I share word of a pan-Asian standout in Chinatown, return to a Rittenhouse favorite, and tip you to what might be Philly's most decorated burger. Craig LaBan, meanwhile, shares his favorite croissants.
    http://www.philly.com

Jun 13

Jun 13

Jun 13

  • KCAPA Needs Colorful Backdrops!

    Teacher Ejim is asking for $231.00:
    My students need different color paper backdrops for in school interview assignments and access to industry standard equipment for in studio and on location shooting.
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Jun 12

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Jun 11

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!

    Fishtown Community Library
    Packed house for the Amazing Mr. Q!
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Jun 10

Jun 10

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Jun 09

Shelter Me: PSPCA celebrates Father's Day

1546 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125

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1216 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Shelter Me: PSPCA celebrates Father's Day
    The Pennsylvania SPCA in Fishtown is celebrating Father's Day with a pizza and beer bash that benefits the animals in its care. You can save lives by drinking beer and eating pizza. It's really that easy! The Pennsylvania SPCA on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown is a satellite location that enables the rescue to save more lives.
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Jun 09

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Jun 09

  • Essentials for English Classroom

    Ms. Rinaldi is asking for $817.21:
    My students need the basics necessities that one would need in any high school classroom. Unfortunately, when you work as an inner-city school teacher, we do not get this basic items. WE need construction paper, a sharpener and much more.
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Jun 06

Philadelphia Theater Calendar June 2018

The Caregivers. June 1 & 3, 2018. Pig Iron Theatre Company at Pig Iron’s studios in Crane Old School, 1417 N. 2nd Street. free. pigiron.org.

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Mamma Mia! Book by Catherine Johnson, songs by ABBA. May 15-July 15, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street.

A People by LM Feldman. May 16-June 2, 2018. Orbiter 3 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church 19 S 10th Street. $15–$25. orbiter3.org

Fun Home. Book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, music by Jeanine Tesori. May 17-June 17, 2018. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street.

The Gospel at Colonus by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson. May 18-June 9, 2018. The Coatesville Cultural Society at the First Unitarian Church, 2125 Chestnut Street. $20. colonusinphilly.org

Big Red Sun by John Jiler & Georgia Stitt. May 31-June 17, 2018. 11th Hour Theatre Company at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N. American Street. 11thhourtheatrecompany.org

The First Deep Breath by Lee Edward Colston II (reading). June 1, 2018. Theatre in the X for InterAct Theatre Company’s June-A-Palooza at the Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. interacttheatre.org/juneapalooza/

Red Bike by Caridad Svich. June 6-24, 2018. Simpatico Theatre. Caplan Studio Theater, 211 S. Broad Street, 16th floor. Pay what you want. simpaticotheatre.org

Disney’s My Son, Pinocchio JR. Book by David Stern. June 7-June 9, 2018. Wolf Performing Arts Center at Bluett Theater, St. Joseph’s University, N 56th St & Overbrook Ave, Philadelphia, PA. wolfperformingartscenter.org

The Elephant Man by Bernard Pomerance, June 8-24, 2018. Old Academy Players, 3544 Indian Queen Lane. $20. oldacademyplayers.org

Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. June 13-July 8, 2018. People’s Light and Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern PA.

People are Strange and Other Revelations. June 14-16, 2018. Automatic Arts at DaVinci Art Centeer, 704 Catharine Street. $10. automaticartsco.com

I Was Confused from the Beginning by Jenson Titus Lavallee. June 15, 2018. Franky Bradley’s, 1320 Chancellor Street. Pay what you wish. solowfest.com

    Philadelphia Theater Calendar June 2018
    Disney's Newsies . Book by Harvey Fierstein, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman. April 18-June 10, 2018. Media Theatre, 104 E. State Street, Media, PA. Mamma Mia! Book by Catherine Johnson, songs by ABBA. May 15-July 15, 2018. Walnut Street Theatre, 825 Walnut Street. Camelot by Alan Jay Lerner, Frederick Loewe.
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Jun 06

Jun 05

  • Classics to Cultivate Young Minds

    Ms. Rinaldi is asking for $780.46:
    My students need these classical novels for our AP English Class. They will be reading Wuthering Heights, King Lear, and The Great Gatsby, which are all listed on the recommended AP English reading list.
    Kensington Capa High School Comment

Jun 03

Jun 02

Asya completes her senior project at the re!

1701 n. 2nd street

    Asya completes her senior project at the re!
    Asya Milton completed her senior project by volunteering for three weeks here at The Resource Exchange. Asya is graduating cum laude from Germantown Academy this June and will be attending Rochester Institute of Technology in the fall.
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Jun 02

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