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Transportation

PATCO's Franklin Square Station renovation project gets $12.5 million grant from feds

Franklin Square Station PATCO

Holiday

Free tree-lighting celebrations in Philly to check out this holiday season

Holiday Tree at City Hall

Holiday

Step into a winter wonderland in new Photo Pop Philly exhibit

Photo Pop Philly winter wonderland

Food & Drink

Red Owl Tavern is bringing back Month of 1000 Pies for fifth year

Month of 1,000 Pies at Red Owl Tavern

Food & Drink

Root Market, a pop-up grocery store, opens in Old City

Root Market opens in Old City

Investigations

Feds: Two brothers planned massive 2018 fire in Old City

Old City Fire main

Festivals

Old City Fest photos: The annual street fair celebrating one of Philly's most historic neighborhoods

Old City Fest 11

Weekend

Roundup of things to do this weekend, Oct. 10-13

Things to do this weekend, Oct. 10-13, includes OutFest in the Gayborhood

Festivals

Old City Fest is a seven-hour street party in the historic neighborhood

Old City Fest 2019

Theater

'Hamilton' stars get to walk in footsteps of the real Alexander Hamilton with Old City tour

Hamilton Edred Utomi Josh Tower

Television

Queer Eye's Antoni says he ate way too much food at Zahav while filming in Philly

Antoni Queer Eye philly restaurants

Food & Drink

Old City Oyster Bar giving away free lobsters after winning Eagles bet

Old City Oyster Bar opening above Nauti Mermaid

Food & Drink

Old City Oyster Bar offering free oysters, $1 drinks on opening night

Old City Oyster Bar opening above Nauti Mermaid

Food & Drink

Chef Christopher Kearse opening Forsythia, new French restaurant

Forsythia Philadelphia restaurant

Food & Drink

High Street Pizzeria is back for one night only this summer

High Street Pizzeria

Politics

Toomey: Trump called with support (but no firm commitment) for gun-control measures

Pat Toomey

Food & Drink

Royal Boucherie hosting hot dog competition on upstair's deck

Royal Boucherie's outdoor deck in Old City

Food & Drink

Sip Patrón at Stratus Lounge on National Tequila Day

02_Stratus Rooftop Lounge

Food & Drink

Drink around the world with Red Owl Tavern's new 'passport menu'

Red Owl Tavern's new passport menu includes cocktails from around the world

Food & Drink

Get a $1 mojito during happy hour at Cuba Libre on National Mojito Day

celebrate National Mojito Day at Cuba Libre in Old City

Family-Friendly

Franklin Square's new fountain show to debut soon

Carroll - Franklin Square

Museums

Science History Institute receives rare archive smuggled from Nazi-era Germany

Science Institute rare archive

Investigations

Person falls, dies on Market-Frankford Line tracks at SEPTA stop in Old City

SEPTA MFL 2nd Street Station

Food & Drink

High Street on Market serving pizzeria menu on three nights this summer

High Street on Market bringing back pop-up pizzeria

Fitness

SWEAT Fitness hosting Breakfast Bootcamp at The Bourse on Saturdays

Carroll - The Philadelphia Bourse

Diner En Blanc

Le Dîner en Blanc preview party pics

Dillon - Le Diner en Blanc Preview Party

Food & Drink

More than 50 restaurants participating in this summer's Old City Eats

Baby Buns at The Bourse in Old City

Shopping

Art Star hosting pop-up market at The Bourse

Carroll - The Philadelphia Bourse

Food & Drink

Enjoy rosé wine in Fork's new city rose garden

Fork opening sidewalk rose garden for the summer

Arts & Culture

40 rare 13-star flags to be displayed at Museum of the American Revolution

Carroll - Museum of the American Revolution.

Food & Drink

Franklin Fountain launches ice cream subscriptions, just in time for summer

Franklin Fountain starting subscription service

Technology

Philly Tech Week will feature 100 events in eight days, starting Friday

Philly Tech Week 2018

Food & Drink

High Street on Market to become pizzeria...for one night only

sharing pizza at restaurant

Food & Drink

Independence Beer Garden returns for fifth season

Independence Beer Garden opening date

Landscaping

Part of Independence Mall to be roped off through May during lawn rehab

Carroll - Hoagie Fest Independence Mall American Flag

Food & Drink

Don't miss $1 empanada happy hour at Cuba Libre

Empanada

Food & Drink

Old City's Shane Confectionery offering buttercream egg decorating classes

Shane Confectionery Buttercream Easter Egg

Food & Drink

High Street's Sandwich Battle is a mashup of March Madness, 'Chopped'

Carroll - High Street on Market

Food & Drink

Red Owl Tavern's non-traditional happy hour starts at 7

Red Owl Tavern

Valentine's Day

Destroy your ex and get a free drink at the Bourse this Valentine's Day

bourse bluebird distilling valentine's day

Government

Independence Visitor Center reducing hours to offset expenses during government shutdown

Carroll - Independence Hall

Fire

Old City apartment building evacuated following two-alarm fire

front street old city fire

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