Commemorate the end of an era at a Devil’s Den Farewell Party

The devil’s Den, a gastropub in South Philly Known for its 17 rotating shooters and more than 200 bottles of beer, it will close its doors next month after 14 years in business. But before that happens, owner Erin Wallace is commemorating the bittersweet occasion with a final Blow Out Block party on Sunday, October … Read more

South Street Fest will feature Oktoberfest celebration and block party at Philly AIDS Thrift

After a rainy forecast caused the South Street Headhouse District to postpone its annual spring festival, the celebration is finally here. South Street Fest will take place on Saturday, October 1 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. along the popular corridor from Second to Eighth streets. the The free event features live music, craft vendors, … Read more

Her Place, Korshak Bagels and Irwin’s Upstairs Included in Bon Appétit’s 50 Best New Places in 2022

The restaurant industry has returned from the dark depths of the COVID-19 pandemic, when thousands of businesses closed amid uncertain times in the culinary world. The public’s appetite not only for dining out, but also for trying new cuisines, has encouraged entrepreneurs and chefs to spin new concepts and capitalize on that wave of enthusiasm. … Read more

Baby Tooth, Bok’s Newest Tenant, Will Use A Portion Of Proceeds From Retail Sales To Support The Point Breeze Mutual Aid Fund

After success with a handful of flea markets featuring feminist artists and artisans from Philadelphia and the surrounding region, event promoter Zissel Aronow, better known as House Cat, is opening a new retail store and community space in the Bok Building. Baby Tooth is a collaboration between House Cat and Homies Helping Homies, a mutual … Read more

Philly Burger Brawl returns to Xfinity Live! with more than 60 participating restaurants

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants in the region will once again compete to see who can make the best burger in town. Philly Burger Brawl 2022 takes place on Xfinity Live! on Sunday, October 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 60 restaurants will compete for the first … Read more

Bok Building set to open new rooftop soccer field, retail stall this spring

The Bok Building in South Philadelphia will welcome its only sports-themed tenant this fall as the U90 Soccer Center prepares to open the city’s first rooftop soccer field. This is the company’s first venture outside of New York, where it is primarily focused on its community sports center and retail space in Queens. When owner … Read more

2-alarm fire under control after hours-long battle in South Philly – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jim’s Steaks, the iconic cheesesteak shop in South Philadelphia, went up in flames Friday morning. Authorities are working to determine the cause of the massive fire. Dozens remain without power in the neighborhood around 4th and South streets Friday night. The owner promises to rebuild. READ MORE: Sharon Hill City Council Releases … Read more

Fire Breaks Out at Jim’s Steaks in South Philly – NBC Philadelphia

Read this story in Spanish here. Firefighters were battling a fire at Jim’s Steaks in South Philadelphia that broke out Friday morning and continued to burn into the afternoon, ripping through the restaurant’s HVAC system. More than 100 firefighters responded to the fire, but they were having a hard time putting it out because the … Read more

Meek Mill’s new music will be released in September, without the backing of a major record label

For the first time since the early days of his career, Meek Mill is preparing to release new music without the backing of a major record label. The rapper plans to release his first new song of 2022 on August 18, the anniversary of his father’s death, and 10 new standalone mixtapes beginning in September. … Read more

Stephen Starr’s new restaurant at the Wells Fargo Center will be called Adrian

Stephen Starr and Aramark’s collaboration to take control of Wells Fargo Center’s club-level members-only restaurant now has a name. He’s been nicknamed Adrian, which inevitably conjures up images of Philadelphia’s favorite fictional boxer, beaten and bloodied, calling his then-girlfriend at the end of “Rocky” (although officials have declined to comment on whether that’s the inspiration). … Read more