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October 30, 2014

Now Open: Chef George Sabatino And His Wife Jennifer Debut Aldine Restaurant In Rittenhouse Square

Chef George Sabatino has been a key fixture in acclaimed kitchens all around the city, working at such hot spots as Fork and Barbuzzo before helming his own kitchen at Stateside. Since his Stateside departure, Sabatino’s projects have been numerous, including seasonal eateries Morgan’s Pier and The Lodge at Waterfront Winterfest, as well as menu […]

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October 27, 2014

Now Open: Timberland Brings A Brand-New Flagship Store To Walnut Street In Center City Philadelphia

Yes, Philadelphia, yet another national retailer has joined the ranks of High Street shops in the Rittenhouse neighborhood. Now open in the 1700 block of Walnut Street, Timberland joins Century 21, Nordstrom Rack, Uniqlo and Goorin Brothers in making its Philadelphia debut this month. Truly, Philadelphians have a special affinity for ’Timbs (you know, the […]

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October 24, 2014

The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre Presents An Innovative Take On Henry V, The Ultimate Underdog War Story, Through November 16

This fall, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre puts a new spin on a classic underdog war story with an innovative staging of Henry V, on stage now through November 16. As directed by Barrymore Award-winning Aaron Cromie, this production makes the most of its youthful cast by situating the play as part of a final exam […]

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October 24, 2014

Now Open: Nordstrom Rack Is Open For Business On Chestnut Street Today, Friday, October 24

A photo posted by nordstromrack (@nordstromrack) on Oct 10, 2014 at 6:32am PDT Nordstrom Rack is now open on Chestnut Street, joining the influx of new retailers to recently open in Center City. Get shopping! A wave of new retail options has washed over Center City this fall, with big retailers like Century 21 and Uniqlo […]

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October 20, 2014

Now Open: Vedge Chefs Rich Landau And Kate Jacoby Debut V Street, A Casual Street Food-Inspired Bar In Rittenhouse

Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby, a dynamic husband-and-wife team, first shook up Philadelphia’s meatless-eating scene with their restaurant Horizons, and it earned them a fervent following. In recent years, the duo’s lovely fine dining, plant-focused Vedge restaurant has developed a much wider fan base here in Philadelphia and beyond, with a bumper crop of […]

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October 17, 2014

The New 15,000-Square-Foot Rittenhouse Spa & Club — Hair By Paul Labrecque Is Now Open, Completing The Rittenhouse’s Expansive Enhancements

One of Philadelphia’s most luxurious properties, The Rittenhouse consistently receives praise from the likes of AAA, Conde Nast and Travel and Leisure for its superlative service and luxe amenities. Now, with the culmination of a multi-million dollar enhancement and renovation, those accolades are sure to keep on flowing in. Punctuating the completion of the four-year […]

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October 10, 2014

The Ten Hottest Retail Openings Coming To Philadelphia This Fall

Fall is officially here. And with it, a fresh fall fashion season that, like the changing of the leaves, is just begging to be appreciated. Fortunately, the Rittenhouse shopping corridor can answer the call thanks to a rush of new shops. From the recent open of contemporary clothing store VINCE on 17th and Walnut streets, […]

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October 10, 2014

Go On The Taste Of Rittenhouse Food Crawl To Score Eats At Six Neighborhood Restaurants For $20, This Sunday, October 12

The Rittenhouse neighborhood was practically made for meandering, and this Sunday, October 12, you can ramble through Rittenhouse in the pursuit of one of the neighborhood’s other attributes: great food. Six Rittenhouse-area eateries have teamed up to host Taste of Rittenhouse, a casual food crawl and a sweet deal. For just $20 per person, scoop […]

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October 6, 2014

The Fall Edition Of The Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s Fine Craft Fair Brings More Than 140 Artisans To Rittenhouse Square, October 10-12

This weekend, gorgeous hand-crafted works share the spotlight with lush autumn foliage in Rittenhouse Square. After several years of successful spring art fairs, last year the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen partnered with the Friends of Rittenhouse Square and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation to present the first fall edition of the Pennsylvania Guild Fine Craft Fair. […]

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October 3, 2014

Uniqlo Is Now Open On Chestnut Street! Celebrate This Weekend At The Uniqlo Philly Love Fest In Fairmount Park With DJ Questlove, Saturday, October 4

Just in time for the fall shopping season, Uniqlo opens its first Center City Philadelphia store on Chestnut Street with great fanfare and an entire weekend of celebratory happenings. (Photo by @greenwithoutenvy) Yes! The shopping just keeps getting better in the City of Brotherly Love. Today, Friday, October 3, marks the grand opening of a […]

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