Center City

Nov. 16, 2018

Report: Center City housing boom sustainable, at least in the short run

New multifamily rental projects accounted for 68 percent of all new housing construction in Greater Center City last year, and 97 percent of all new construction in the city core. 

A continuing influx of residents, the bulk of them Millennials, has continued to fuel a housing construction boom in ...

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Nov. 15, 2018

New Pipeline facility takes co-working to the next level

Up to now, most of Philadelphia's successful co-working facilities, such as IndyHall in Old City, have had the feel of a high-tech startup. There's a youthful vibe in the air at most of them, a certain funky touch to the decor, a certain casualness about the place, even ...

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Posted in Center City
April 9, 2018

3 More Pieces of Evidence the Thrillist Editors Don't Get Out All That Much

Maybe you subscribe to Thrillist, the online site that offers guides to the best of just about everything Millennials care about, especially beer, burgers and restaurants, but not only those. Or maybe you don't. It's worth checking out (it's free to subscribe) if only to compare the ...

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April 6, 2018

Restaurant rap: 3 great sandwiches at the Reading Terminal Market


After the Liberty Bell, the Reading Terminal Market is the top visitor attraction in Philly. That's right, visitor attraction: the 122-year-old food emporium welcomes hundreds of thousands of out-of-towners through its doors each year.

Unlike us locals, most of them are there to get something to eat now, not ...

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Posted in Center City, Chinatown
March 7, 2018

Possible Snow Day = Places to Warm Up Around Philly

 
Forecasts say we’re expecting up to 3 inches of snow overnight tonight...does that mean there is potential for a snow day tomorrow? If so, we want you to be well prepared with the best spots to warm up with a drink around the city. In case we’re not ...
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Jan. 15, 2018

What's Happening In Philly This MLK Weekend

For many, it’s the first full week back since the holidays so Friday has never looked sweeter; plus it’s no longer miserable to be outside for more than 10 seconds so why not make the most of it before the cold front returns. Which is just in time for...

...Pegsicle ...

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May 15, 2017

Phabulous Home of the Week: 105 S. 12th Street Unit 504 in The White Building

Own a piece of history in this extraordinary developer's penthouse at The White Building! This one-of-a-kind unit is embedded within one of Philadelphia's trendiest and most vibrant neighborhoods, Midtown Village.

This exceptional 3 bed 3 bath home possesses high-end finishes as well as a custom 30'x15' skylight ...

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Posted in Center City
Aug. 18, 2016

Restaurant news: Making room for Misconduct on JFK Boulevard

A little more modern Misconduct is nearly ready for its star turn at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard, joining Chops and Chima on a mini-restaurant row.

(English) Football fans, rejoice! If you've found it hard to follow your favorite teams because you can't find a bar stool to ...

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June 14, 2016

3 Great Philly Burgers You Must Try

Of course, the cheesesteak remains Philadelphia's signature sandwich (though a sizable minority of Philadelphians say the roast pork Italian sandwich should hold that title). But the cheeseburger gets its due at a number of Philadelphia restaurants and pubs. There are dozens of places in this town that serve outstanding ...

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April 19, 2016

The Chinese Lantern Festival: A Bright Idea at Franklin Square

Sure, Franklin Square is fun by day—whether munching on a snack from SquareBurger; playing 18 holes at Philly’s only mini golf course; or riding on the beautiful Parx Liberty Carousel, there is no shortage of fun in the park. 

But this Friday, as part of the 10th anniversary ...

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