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September 5, 2014

Reminder: Center City Restaurant Week Kicks Off This Weekend At More Than 100 Restaurants, September 7-12 And 14-19

Starting this Sunday, September 7, sweet deals fill more than 100 restaurants throughout Rittenhouse, Midtown Village and Old City for the ever-popular Center City Restaurant Week. From September 7 through 12 and September 14 through 19, make plans (and reservations!) to dine on the cheap at some of the city’s favorite restaurants. With the huge […]

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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.

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 11, 2014

Deal Alert: Jake’s Sandwich Board Celebrates Its Grand Reopening Tomorrow, Tuesday, August 12, With Free Beer And $3 Sandwiches

For some diners, the generous portions of house-roasted meats at Jake’s Sandwich Board were already ample enough to go splitsies. But now the Midtown Village shop is going bigger and better in every sense of the word, reopening after renovations with a new look, longer hours and a menu of family-style roasts that are designed […]

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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

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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August 5, 2014

Where To Celebrate National Oyster Day At Restaurants And Bars In Philadelphia, Today, August 5

Today, the world is your oyster, Philadelphia. August 5 marks National Oyster Day and restaurants all around town are celebrating with special dinners, extended buck-a-shuck oyster happy hours and more. From Rittenhouse Square to Chestnut Hill, restaurants are celebrating the foodie holiday with a variety of shellfish-heavy plates. Oysters pair perfectly with champagne — so […]

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July 30, 2014

Top 10 Outdoor Happy Hour Spots For Center City Sips In Philadelphia

Everyone knows and loves Center City Sips. The weekly happy hour series is one of the most popular events of the summer. And for good reason: $5 cocktails, $4 wine, $3 beer and half-priced appetizers at more than 80 participating restaurants and bars from 5 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday is a pretty solid deal. […]

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July 17, 2014

Now Open: The Brand-New Beer Garden At Fergie’s Pub In Midtown Village

Fergie’s Pub in Midtown Village is now home to a full-fledged beer garden, open from Wednesday through Saturday. The summer of the beer garden continues. This week has not only seen the opening of Independence Beer Garden and The Oval, but Midtown Village joins the mix with the brand-new beer garden at Fergie’s Pub on […]

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June 11, 2014

The Young Friends Of The Historical Society Of Pennsylvania Host A Philadelphia Stage Door Canteen Revival, Friday, June 13

This Friday, June 13, the Young Friends of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania host an evening shindig that gives a one-night encore to Philadelphia’s Stage Door Canteen, a live entertainment venue that welcomed the likes of Frank Sinatra and the Three Stooges to its stage before closing its doors in 1945. From 6 to 8 […]

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June 9, 2014

Now Open: Mamou, A Cajun-Style Restaurant In The Former Spot Of The Corner In Midtown Village

The former restaurant The Corner in Midtown Village, has been rebranded as Mamou, a restaurant that brings Louisiana’s cajun cuisine to 13th and Drury streets. The inspiration for Mamou came from the eatery’s executive chef, Paul Martin, who grew up near the small town of Mamou, Louisiana and grew up on the cajun fare that […]

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June 3, 2014

The Annual LGBT Pride Parade And Festival Returns To Philadelphia This Sunday, June 8 With Musical Headliners The Village People

Ready to celebrate with pride, Philly? This weekend, the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival adds tons of energy to the city as it returns for its 26th year. Philadelphia and the LGBT community have tons to celebrate in 2014, particularly with the recent ruling in favor of marriage equality, striking down the Pennsylvania law banning […]

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