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Luckys last chancePhiladelphia, PA - The Philly Burger Brawl is one of the top foodie events in the entire city, started by Maggie and Rob Wasserman in 2011 on a playground at the William M Meredith Elementary school. Since then, The Philly Burger Brawl has turned into a huge annual event with over 60 competitors, and your ticket price goes to benefit "The fund for the Philadelphia School District" to provide financial management and direction. 

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Philadelphia Burger Brawl 2019 WinnersPhiladelphia, PA - On Sunday, September 15, 2019, an estimated 3,900 burger lovers invaded the Philadelphia Navy Yard for the 9th Annual Philly Burger Brawl. This years competition showcased more than 60 burger contenders, all fighting for the title of Burger Brawl 2019 Champion. 


BBQ 101: 4 Great Burger Recipes

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - Burgers are the perfect backyard BBQ item for your hungry guests. But how do you make your burgers stand out above the plain old burger and cheese, listed below are four great suggestions for for your next party or event.

Red Owl Tavern

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PhillyBite Cheeseburger DayPhiladelphia, PA - As if you had to have a reason to enjoy National Cheeseburger Day on Tuesday, September 18th. Listed below are restaurants and bars in Philly pulling out all the stops, with decadent cheesy goodness. Dig into the Red Owl Tavern Burger for lunch, the all-new smash burger Cheeseburger at Square 1682 for happy hour, or the bar burger from newly opened Forsythia in Old City for dinner.


Italy Meets Canada at Noir Restaurant in East Passyunk

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA - The chef at Noir is a Montreal native, which means he cranks out native specialties like poutine and smoked brisket in addition to upscale bar food. 

Themed Bar Nightmare Before Tinse

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Halloween Themed Bar Coming to Center City Philadelphia - Nightmare Before TinsePhiladelphia, PA - Teddy Sourias is ready to deck the halls for a new holiday pop-up experience - this time trading holiday cheer for boos and booze. 


The Gold Standard Café

Coffee & Tea

Philadelphia, PAGold Standard Café,  4800 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia Pa. - The Gold Standard Café, locally bought ingredients make up the soups, salads, and sandwiches at this cozy cafe. Neighbors come here for the hearty breakfast dishes and homemade desserts.


Tipsy Bistro Philadelphia

Restaurants

Philadelphia, PA - Tipsy BistroPhiladelphia, PA - Tipsy Bistro, a cozy sports bar has grown a rep for comfort food that offers an urban twist on traditional favorites. Examples include cheesesteak eggrolls and the Tipsy Blue Burger, topped with caramelized onions and fried eggplant.


Renata’s Kitchen Mediterranean BYOB

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Philadelphia, PARenata’s Kitchen Philadelphia  4533 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, Pa. - Renata’s Kitchen, this easy, do-it-all Mediterranean BYOB has built a following for its lemon poppy seed pancakes and shakshouka merguez breakfasts, falafel and hummus lunches and quiet dinners.


ReAnimator Coffee Philadelphia

Coffee & Tea

Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA - ReAnimator Coffee - ReAnimator Coffee, Philly’s homegrown specialty coffee roaster has its fourth cafe in West Philadelphia (the other three are in Center City, Fishtown and Kensington). Along with the signature coffees and bulk beans, the menu offers light bites with ingredients from local purveyors.


The Bar(n) Dive Bar

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA - The Bar(n) - The Bar(n), his funky, proudly dive-y watering hole stocks its bar with an impressive yet inexpensive selection of beer and cocktails and some irresistible house-smoked wings. For entertainment, there are a metal-heavy jukebox and pool tables.


Fiume Dive Bar Philadelphia

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PA229 S. 45th Street, 2nd floor, Philadelphia Pa. - Fiume, there’s no sign or website for this beloved, cash-only dive bar—and that’s exactly how patrons and employees like it. Regulars climb the stairs above Abyssinia to this hidden spot to partake in the “citywide special” (a cheap Pabst Blue Ribbon and whiskey combo), or to pony up for a truly indulgent whiskey drink and listen to the live bands (bluegrass on Thursdays, jazz on Sundays) as they shake the apartment-size space.

Top 10 Best burgers in Philadelphia

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA Philly has become something of a burger-city of lately. Every-where you look nowadays from taverns, gastro-pubs and restaurants have added their special Burger to the menu. The Burger has even made its way into some of the city's high-end steakhouses. Hence we've decided to make a list of our favorites throughout the city.


Philadelphia Oktoberfest Celebrations

Adventure

Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA - Oktoberfest in Philadelphia - Oktoberfest in Philadelphia starts in mid-September through the first Sunday in October. A yearly festival which features beer and Bavarian pretzels. WalletHub ranked the one hundred most significant cities in the country, using twenty-four categories to determine 2019’s Best Places for Oktoberfest Celebrations.


How to Survive Airline Strike Season

Travel

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Planning to go on holiday anytime soon, watch out - your flight could be affected by strikes. A massive pilot strike at SAS in April and May left more than 370,000 passengers stranded at airports. Strikes are a growing problem: staff from Ryanair and British Airways have also been on strike, and according to AirHelp’s news sources, more are planning to strike soon. This problem is not likely to go away anytime soon.

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Philadelphia, PA Brunch in Philadelphia: The Ultimate Guide - Brunch is trendy in our area, and we are lucky enough to have several brunch spots to choose from, but brunch is basically a menu of breakfast and lunch together as one. In Episode #46 of the "Dining On A Dime" podcast, we dove deep into the pool of brunch and here are just 5, of the dozens of places we named on the show.


19th Amendment Exhibit to Open at National Constitution Center

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National Constitution CenterPhiladelphia, PA - As America commemorates the 99th anniversary of the inclusion of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which in turn assured the right of women to cast a vote. The National Constitution Center will be introducing a brand new 19th Amendment exhibit in the summer of 2020 in celebration of the centennial.


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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia, PA - The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia - The Schuylkill Navy of Philadelphia is the governing organization for Boathouse Row and the rowing community in Philadelphia. Founded in 1858, it is the oldest amateur sporting association in the country and is chartered by its member clubs to secure collective action and promote amateurism on the Schuylkill. 


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The Jersey and Delawre Shore Braces for Hurricane Dorian

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Jersey Shore Philadelphia, PA - Even though Dorian’s center is around 200 miles away from the Cape May and Atlantic City coastline, the storm is still creating some powerful winds of up to 90 mph as well as generating huge waves along with rough surf conditions all along the Jersey and Delaware shorelines.

First Time Attending the Dinner en Blanc Philadelphia

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Diner en Blanc Philly Feast your eyes catering for a bang up job with the food.Franklin Square, Philadelphia - Anticipation, intrigue, and in total secrecy about the location of this epic event. Waiting only in a text message to reveal a previously undisclosed location. The phone chimes and our destination is... Franklin Square Philadelphia!

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Philadelphia, PATony Winner Neuwirth Set to Star in Season Opener A Small Fire - Philadelphia Theatre Company 2019-2020 season kicks off with a bang. For the company’s 45th season, Producing Artistic Director Paige Price and Managing Director Emily Zeck are proud to welcome two-time Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth as the headliner in their season opener, the Philadelphia debut of Adam Bock’s rowdy, funny "A Small Fire." The show is set to run October 18 thru November 10, with Opening Night on October 23. Subscriptions are on sale and start at $48. Single tickets will be on sale August 1.

Top 10 Best burgers in Philadelphia

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PhillyBite10Philadelphia, PA Philly has become something of a burger-city of lately. Every-where you look nowadays from taverns, gastro-pubs and restaurants have added their special Burger to the menu. The Burger has even made its way into some of the city's high-end steakhouses. Hence we've decided to make a list of our favorites throughout the city.


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