Old City

Old City homes by the Ben Franklin Bridge. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Ben Franklin Bridge Sandblasting Project Finished, Old City Neighbors Thrilled

In a letter to residents here by the bridge when the construction began, the DRPA warned of high levels of noise during the sandblasting and painting of the bridge. That was scheduled to go through tomorrow, but the DRPA says they finished the painting on Sunday.

09/30/2014

Florcy Morissett at Vivant Art Gallery. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

One Of Last Black-Owned Art Galleries In Old City Closes Its Doors

For the past seven years, Vivant Art Gallery has been a regular on the first Friday’s art stroll. But now it’s closing its doors.

09/28/2014

(credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

2nd Annual ‘Furs Friday’ Gallery Exhibit Held In Old City

An art gallery gala Friday night has gone to the dogs, and the cats and the birds.

09/26/2014

(Credit, Michelle Hein)

Free Walking Tours Stroll Through Philadelphia This Weekend

Free walking tours of Philadelphia will take place Saturday in four areas of the city.

09/26/2014

(Credit: Justin Udo)

Celebration In Old City Has Everyone Screaming Ice Cream

Franklin Fountain celebrated their ten-year anniversary Saturday.

09/20/2014

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Two Women Seriously Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash In Old City

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a car along the Philadelphia waterfront and then fled.

09/14/2014

(Chef Eli Kulp, standing outside Fork restaurant, on Market Street.   Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Old City Restaurant Named The Second Best In The Country By Bon Appetit Magazine

High Street on Market has been ranked the second best new restaurant in the country by Bon Appetit Magazine.

08/22/2014

(Chef Eli Kulp, standing outside Fork restaurant, on Market Street.   Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Bon Appetit Ranks Old City Restaurant The Second Best In The Country

It was the only Philadelphia eatery to make Bon Appétit’s 2014 roundup of the best new restaurants.

08/19/2014

(Credit:  Museum of the American Revolution/Michael Quinn)

Construction On Schedule At Future Site Of American Revolution Museum

Things are progressing nicely toward completion of the Museum of the American Revolution in Old City, Philadelphia.

08/19/2014

(ALMOST READY TO OPEN:  Nick Farina at the site for Union Taco in Manayunk.  Photo provided)

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 25

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/25/2014

Savor Vegetable Sushi

Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, July 21

Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!

07/21/2014

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Old City Restaurant Week Kicks Off

Old City Restaurant Week will run from July 20th to 27th.

07/20/2014

Shot of Independence Beer Garden (Photo Credit: Paul Kurtz)

A New Watering Hole Is Coming To Old City Philadelphia

The much-anticipated opening of Independence Beer Garden in Old City is set for this coming Thursday.

07/07/2014

A Chile fan reacts after the  football match between Spain and Chile. (Credit: LLUIS GENE/AFP/Getty Images)

World Cup Fever Has Philly Flag Maker’s Factory Humming

A longtime Philadelphia flag-maker is seeing a surge in business, driven by the World Cup.

06/21/2014

The store is 3 blocks up Market Street, but it kept the same bold image (credit: Pat Loeb)

Suit Corner Moves To New Location After Devastating Fire

An Old City retail landmark is rising from the ashes, sort of. The Suit Corner — destroyed by fire two months ago — has found a new location and the owner expects to re-open this month.

06/12/2014

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