New coffee house aims to keep it simple. When the School District of Philadelphia closed 23 schools at the end of 2013 and auctioned Edward Bok Technical School in 2014, uncertainty surrounded its future. Developers who bought similar grand old schools in gentrifying neighborhoods turned them into private residences, sold them for high prices, and […]
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Irwin’s, the new upscale cocktail bar and restaurant at Bok, debuts this evening with an invitation-only open house reception. Passyunk Post got a “sneak peek” yesterday which we agreed to keep under wraps until now. Check out the seriously-cool light fixtures and rustic-industrial decor. (more…)
Family day at Bok Bar, which is every Sunday, is getting a little help from The Dutch‘s Joncarl Lachman and Lee Styer. (more…)
The Indego Bike Share program, now entering its third year, has been a huge success. So much so, that they’ve finally agreed to include some spots in our neck of the ‘hoods. (more…)
There’s more to Bok than just its rooftop bar. Providing studio, office and retail space for creatives of all types, BOK is “work-home” to over 80 artists, makers, small businesses, non-profits and beyond. A pop-up boutique and art exhibition by South Philly creatives will keep the building full of activity this summer. (more…)
Bok Bar returns for its third year as one of Philadelphia’s must-visit rooftop bars. This years Bok experience includes a new drink menu, a simple and affordable food menu by Humble Dumpling, and plenty of new furnishings designed and produced by local makers and artists. (more…)