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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Burger Brawl - The chips were all down in South Philly at Xfinity Live! as local restaurants and chefs competed to see who would make the best burger in town.


Hard Rock Cafe Offers 71 Cent Burgers on it 47th Birthday

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PhillyBite Hard Rock CafePhiladelphia, PA - It all started with two music-loving Americans who just wanted to find a good burger while living in London. Hard Rock’s founders had a vision to combine music, memorabilia and delicious all-American fare for a one-of-a-kind guest experience.


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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Diner en Blanc - Le Dîner en Blanc, announces its seventh edition in the City of Brotherly Love will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018. The wait list is still open for this unforgettable evening filled with elegance, food, art, and music. Every summer, thousands of guests don their white finery and descend upon an undisclosed public space whose location is kept secret until moments before the event begins. This year, Le Dîner en Blanc - Philadelphia will welcome 5,500 guests and is on track to be the largest Dîner en Blanc in the country for the second year in a row.


National Lobster Day in Philadelphia

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Friday is National Lobster Day but you don’t have to travel to New England or even the Jersey Shore to celebrate. Check out the drool-worthy lobster rolls, secret off-menu dishes, and clambakes from some of Philly’s top restaurants below.


FEASTIVAL New Concept for 2018

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Feastival - FEASTIVAL, Philadelphia’s most anticipated culinary and arts event, is thrilled to announce a new concept for 2018, designed to celebrate Philadelphia’s dynamic and diverse culinary and cultural landscape. On Thursday, September 27, 2018, 60 of the city’s top chefs will collaborate in pairs to create exclusive, one-night-only dishes representative of one of five iconic culinary Philadelphia neighborhoods.


At IHOb The "b" Is For Burgers (Photos: IHOP)

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite IHOB Burgers - IHOP Restaurants announces that it is going by a new name – IHOb . Since the news broke last week on the brand's social media sites, fans can't get enough with more than 30,000* people speculating what the change could "b", guessing everything from bacon to brunch to bananas. The change in fact celebrates the debut of the brand's new Ultimate Steakburgers, a line-up of seven mouth-watering, all-natural burgers.


Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Harpers Garden - Situated at the corner of South 18th & Ludlow, Harper's Garden is nestled off Rittenhouse Square. Their menu centers on simple and easy, seasonal plates for sharing and features full service seating indoors along with a lounge looking over the private party room. The open-air terrace shades customers in a lively garden, providing a unforgettable getaway from the bustle of the city.


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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite EL Merkury - El Merkury, a Guatemalan restaurateur opened Philly’s first Central American street food shop. The quick-service kitchen specializes in pupusas, taquitos and churros.


The International in Kensington Philadelphia

Bars & Taverns

Philadelphia, PA - The proprietors of Standard Tap and Johnny Brenda’s, have opened The International in Kensington at 1624 North Front Street, the previous location of Shenanigans below the El.


Wayback Burgers First Day of Summer with Free Shakes

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - Wayback Burgers, America’s Favorite Hometown Burger Joint and one of the nation’s fastest-growing burger franchises, is celebrating the first day of summer with a cool treat for our guests. For the 10th straight year, we’re proclaiming the first day of summer (June 21) as #FreeShakeDay. All participating restaurants will give away one FREE, 12-ounce Black & White Milkshake per guest all day Thursday, June 21, 2018, while supplies last.


Photos: The Bourse

Bars & Taverns

PhillyBite Beer GardenPhiladelphia, PA - The Bourse Marketplace, is ready to reopen this summer as a marketplace, and will be commemorating Independence Day in Philadelphia with a full week-long celebration which includes a happy hour, Historic District Block Party as well as the premier of their own pop-up beer garden starting Friday, June 29th to Tuesday, July 3rd.


Martini at Ocean Prime. (Photo: Ocean Prime)

Beer & Wine

Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Drinks On June 19, shake up some gin and vermouth with some ice and add a lemon twist. It’s National Martini Day! Where to Celebrate National Martini Day in Philadelphia.


First Day of Summer - FREE Ice Cream at Dilworth Park

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PhillyBite Ice Cream Dilworth PlazaPhiladelphia, PA - Summer is ice cream season, and Turkey Hill is helping Philadelphians kick off the season in style with a “First Day of Summer” free ice cream giveaway in Dilworth Park. The celebration will include free samples of Turkey Hill’s new Decadent Delights ice cream bars and an appearance from its Giant Cow.


Stella and her 6-week-old baby giraffe Beau. (Photo courtesy Philadelphia Zoo)

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Philly Zoo - Philadelphia Zoo is thrilled to welcome a new baby giraffe, born to parents Stella and Gus on the evening of Sunday, June 10th. After a smooth delivery, mom and calf are doing well. This is the second offspring for Stella and Gus, who are also parents to seven-year-old Abigail, born at Philadelphia Zoo in July 2010.


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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Tuna Bar Philly - Going out for sushi now takes on a whole new meaning at The Tuna Bar in Old City in Philly. Starting on June 18th, which is also International Sushi Day—Executive Chef and Owner Ken Sze is bestowing his sushi-making skills to the public.


Thyme For Tailgating at Dead & Company

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite10 - The journey of the Grateful Dead has been often described as a long, strange trip.  If you have ever spoken with someone who got to see “The Dead” while Jerry Garcia was alive, they would describe seeing them play as more than just a concert; it was an experience.  Over the decades of relentless touring across the country, their loyal fanbase developed ways to take tailgating to an entirely new level.


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Family

PhillyBite Philly Zoo Penguine PointPhiladelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo opened Penguin Point, a complete redesign of the former polar bear exhibit, for its twenty-two Humboldt penguins. Penguin Point offers exciting new experiences for some of the Zoo’s most popular residents. With nearly twenty times the pool size and an oversized underwater viewing area for guests to watch these charismatic birds as they swim, play, and dive, Penguin Point is sure to be one of the most exciting exhibits at the Zoo this season.


Philadelphia’s Rail Park Opens To The Public (Photo: CCD)

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PhillyBite Rails to TrailsPhiladelphia, PA - City and state officials, philanthropic organizations, cultural and business leaders, neighbors and civic groups joined Center City District (CCD) President and CEO Paul R. Levy and members of the public for a ribbon cutting event to celebrate the official opening of Phase 1 of the Rail Park, a $10.8 million construction project that has transformed a blighted section of the former Reading Railroad Viaduct into an elevated park with walking paths, landscaping, lighting, swinging benches, and expansive city views. The project also included the reconstruction, landscaping and lighting of the 1300 block of Noble Street.


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PhillyBite LGBTPhiladelphia, PA - Mayor Jim Kenney signed two bills today which replace gendered marital signifiers in the Realty Transfer Tax and Senior Citizen Low Income Special Tax Provisions. The legislation, introduced by Councilman Derek Green, will replace the terms “husband,” “wife,” “widow,” and “widower” on the forms to the non-gendered term “spouse.”


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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Mojo Philly - New beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. Summer is always a new beginning because it’s a new season. Now is a great time to get fired up, motivated, and start making changes to get to your next level of YOU. Mojo is that magical charisma you carry that makes you feel good and infectious to others.

Spice Girls Pop-Up Choir Coming to East Passyunk Avenue

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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite Spice Girls - Get ready to spice up your life! East Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District, South Fellini and Make Music Philadelphia will host a Spice Girls Pop-Up Choir this Thursday, June 21, 2018 during Make Music Day.


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Philadelphia, PAPhillyBite FIFA - Philly bars and taverns across the city are celebrating the 2018 FIFA World Cup by showing the games all throughout the tournament, hosting watch parties, and offering food and drink specials. List below are just a few places to catch the big matches.

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