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October 1, 2014

The Midtown Village Fall Festival Returns This Saturday, October 4 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Awesome Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, Shopping And More

Midtown Village

This fall, the streets, parks and public spaces of Philadelphia host dozens and dozens of fall festivals, but few match the all-out revelry of the Midtown Village Fall Festival. Returning for its ninth year of Midtown merrymaking on Saturday, October 4 from noon to 8 p.m., the fest welcomes tens of thousands to live it […]

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August 26, 2014

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Lolita In Midtown Village Launches New Lunch Service Wednesday, August 27 And Celebrates With Free Tacos Today, Noon-2 P.M.

Midtown magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran reopened their flagship restaurant Lolita this past spring after a complete renovation — there’s a fresh layout, an updated menu and a shiny new liquor license, transforming the formerly BYOB eatery into a fully equipped modern Mexican bar and restaurant. Now, to complement the dinner and late-night offerings, […]

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August 6, 2014

Celebrate Summer With Three Days Of Seafood Specials At Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s 13th Street Restaurants, August 10-12

13th Street Restaurants

Sure, the siren call of Jersey shore may be beckoning this month, but spending August in the city doesn’t have to mean giving up the flavors of the sea. The mavens of 13th Street, Chef Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, are bringing a bit of oceanic inspiration to landlubber patrons with a three-day seafood dinner […]

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April 28, 2014

Now Open: Lolita, Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran’s Modern Mexican Gem, Has Reopened With A New Menu And Full Liquor License

Lolita Philadelphia

Chef Marcie Turney and her partner Valerie Safran have been the pioneering forces behind the transformation of the 13th Street corridor into the vibrant dining and shopping destination we now know as Midtown Village. With seven businesses and counting, the pair’s 13th Street restaurants and shops — Barbuzzo, Jamonera, Little Nonna’s, Grocery, Open House, Verde […]

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January 21, 2014

Shop Duross & Langel’s Body And Bath Products At A 20 Percent Discount During Its Pre-Construction Sale, Today Through January 23

Shop Duross & Langel's Body And Bath Products At A 20 Percent Discount During Its Pre-Construction Sale, Today Through January 23

A 13th Street staple, Duross & Langel is celebrating its extended lease (until 2022!) with a super sale on all items inside of the natural bath and body shop. In preparation for its extended lease, duross & langel is replacing its current flooring with recyclable bamboo floors, but in order to do so, the shop […]

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December 30, 2013

Looking Ahead: Our Roundup Of 14 Restaurant Concepts We Can’t Wait To Open On The Philadelphia Dining Scene In 2014

Looking Ahead: Our Roundup Of 14 Restaurant Concepts We Can't Wait To Open On The Philadelphia Dining Scene In 2014

Philadelphia’s restaurant scene is perfectly poised to serve up a whole new menu of deliciousness in the coming year. With an influx of talent from other cities swooping in to join local culinary masters, the dining landscape in the City of Brotherly Love is set to only expand its seemingly endless offerings of edible inspiration. […]

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November 21, 2013

Tonight Picks: Beaujolais Nouveau Day In Midtown Village And Other Neighborhoods, The Hunger Games Early Premiere At The Franklin Institute, Food Fight Fundraiser For Fairmount And More

Midtown Village

Happy almost weekend, Philadelphia! The city is abuzz with Thursday night events (and lots of wine) to help start your weekend a little early. Today marks the annual wine celebration, Beaujolais Nouveau Day, a holiday toasting to a light, fruity wine from the Beaujolais region in France that is released for sale after being fermented […]

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October 4, 2013

Our Guide To The 2013 Midtown Village Fall Festival, Returning To 13th Street This Sunday, October 6 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Amazing Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, A Dunk Tank, Crafts And More

Our Guide To The 2013 Midtown Village Fall Festival, Returning To 13th Street This Sunday, October 6 With Multiple Beer Gardens, Amazing Food From Local Restaurants, Live Music, A Dunk Tank, Crafts And More

Ready for one of the best block parties of the year? Returning for its eighth year on Sunday, October 6 the Midtown Village Fall Festival welcomes thousands to revel in eight hours of outdoor fun on a nearly eight-block footprint. Note that the event is usually on a Saturday, but this year’s festival rocks 13th […]

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August 30, 2013

Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran To Open Little Nonna’s In Midtown Village On Wednesday, September 4

Chef Marcie Turney And Valerie Safran To Open Little Nonna's In Midtown Village On Wednesday, September 4

Midtown Village magnates Marcie Turney and Valerie Safran, owners of Barbuzzo, Lolita, Jamonera, Grocery, Open House and Verde, were extremely busy this summer. Not only is there a liquor license and renovations in the works for Lolita, but the dynamic pair have also been working on spaces within the Independent Hotel. And now, Philadelphia, we […]

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April 29, 2013

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At El Vez’s Thirteenth Street Takeover Featuring Tons Of Food, Drinks And Live Music, Sunday, May 5

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo At El Vez's Thirteenth Street Takeover Featuring Tons Of Food, Drinks And Live Music, Sunday, May 5

Practice your best “gracias!” and get ready for this year’s 13th Street Cinco de Mayo block party. On Sunday, May 5 from noon to 9 p.m., El Vez is set to convert the block of 13th and Sansom streets in to an merry outdoor fiesta. The smells and tastes of Mexico will fill 13th Street […]

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