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On the Scene: Miriam Portney at Time

On the Scene: Miriam Portney at Time August 17, 2010 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
Ernest Stuart on trombone The following is an interview with Miriam Portney, a bartender at Time, a popular restaurant/bar/live music venue/nightspot on Sansom Street.  Sadly, Miriam has since left Time and moved to New York, but her insights into the venue and Philly’s night scene are excellent....

Anatomy of a Philly cheesesteak

Anatomy of a Philly cheesesteak April 14, 2010 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Philly cheesesteak...Look at that fresh Amoroso roll! Philadelphians know that it’s nearly impossible to find a real Philly cheesesteak anywhere outside of Philadelphia or south Jersey.  Lots of places claim to have authentic Philly cheesesteaks, but they rarely get it right.  So what makes...

Top neighborhood coffee shops

Top neighborhood coffee shops April 7, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Wherever you are in Philadelphia, you’re probably only a few blocks from a great little coffee shop that’s loved by its patrons.  Philadelphians — particularly those who write, read, or study a lot — are often fiercely loyal to their favorite coffee shops.  Here are a few of...

Must Do’s in Philadelphia

Must Do’s in Philadelphia March 19, 2010 | Events, Food, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
If you’ve never been to Philadelphia before, you might feel overwhelmed by all of the exciting things to do here.  Do you visit the famous historic sites?  Catch a show or a concert by the Philadelphia Orchestra?  See the Eagles play at Lincoln Financial Field or the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park? ...

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News

Where to Find Special Events, Show Listings, and Current Philly News March 18, 2010 | Events, Food, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips, What's New | Read More
If you’re traveling to Philadelphia, you’ll want to check out the following media websites for information to help you plan your trip.  Go to these sites for information about special events, show listings, and important news headlines.  And then check out the venues and nearby places to eat on...