Philadelphia Restaurants Hoping Return Of Indoor Dining Signals Start Of Eventual Return To NormalcyPlaces like the Better Box say they’re actually more hopeful heading into this latest iteration of indoor dining because, to them, it signifies what could be the beginning of the end of the pandemic.
Customer Leaves $966 Tip At Kildare's Irish Pub In West Chester After Discussing Pandemic Challenges With WaiterHe rounded it up to $1,000 with that very generous tip, writing, "Share with your colleagues."
Philadelphia Soul Food Industry Icon KeVen Parker Dies At 57Parker was the owner of legendary Ms. Tootsie's Restaurant and Bar at 13th and South Streets, along with the KeVen Parker Soul Food Cafe in the Reading Terminal Market.
President-elect Joe Biden Unveils $1.9 Trillion Plan To Stem Coronavirus, Steady EconomyCalled the “American Rescue Plan,” the legislative proposal would meet Biden’s goal of administering 100 million vaccines by the 100th day of his administration, while advancing his objective of reopening most schools by the spring.
Sneak Peek Inside Live! Casino And Hotel In South Philadelphia Before OpeningThe venue spans 510,000 square feet with slot machines, a luxury hotel, dining and entertainment space.
COVID In Pennsylvania: Restaurant Owners, Regulars Celebrate Return Of Indoor DiningMonday night was the first time diners have been able to eat inside at Isaac Newton's Bar and Restaurant since Dec. 12.
Delaware Valley Tourism Industry Hoping To Bounce Back After Taking Big Hit In 2020 Due To PandemicThe tourism agency Visit Philadelphia says visitation to our region was down by as much as 40% in 2020.
State Stores Reporting Strong Sales As Philadelphians Stock Up For Unusual New Year's EveNew Year's Eve will look a lot different for many of us this year, but one thing’s for sure -- liquor sales are going strong.
Local Police Departments, Restaurants Ready For New Year's Eve Unlike Any OtherPolice departments say they'll be ready for whatever comes, even though most of the celebrating will be going on at home.
New Jersey's Minimum Wage To Increase To $12 An Hour In 2021Skeptics of a $15 minimum wage fear it could lead to job losses, but an expert says extensive research shows that's not the case.
Local Officials Warn Of Delays For Those Waiting On Unemployment BenefitsThose who are unemployed, like event planners, say the stimulus money can't come soon enough.
Congressman Evans, Rutgers Expert Weigh In On Potential Impact Of $2,000 Stimulus ChecksThe House of Representatives voted Monday evening to pass a bill to increase the $600 stimulus checks to $2,000.
Scaled-down New Year's Eve One Last Blow To Restaurants In 2020It’s the end of a hellacious year for restaurants and businesses, with one final blow coming in the form of a scaled-down New Year’s Eve.
Construction Of $100 Million Water Park At Atlantic City's Showboat Hotel ApprovedPhiladelphia developer Bart Blatstein, who owns the Showboat, envisions the water park as a key to attracting families and non-gamblers, and to draw more tourists in months other than the busy summer season.
Save Philly Restaurants Coalition Secures Free COVID-19 Rapid Testing For Workers, FamiliesA new plan is in place that could potentially change the outlook for those working and patronizing restaurants in the new year.