First Pics: Inside the new Dolphin Tavern

Step inside the newly re-opened Dolphin Tavern on Broad and Tasker streets, and darkness envelopes you as the door swings shut behind you. After the first couple blinks, the place gives way to a strangely similar, yet somehow fresh-looking decor with the long bar surrounded by stools, wood paneling, and

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First Pics: The Igloo yogurt shop to celebrate opening with free stuff

The Igloo (2223 Grays Ferry Avenue) will be throwing a grand opening on Saturday, making it Graduate Hospital’s first frozen dessert destination. And they’ll give away samples. The interior of the shop, which is situated on that little triangle where Gray’s Ferry, 23rd and South streets meet, is ultra modern

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First Pics: Cousin’s Grubhouse opens with new owners on West Passyunk

Cousin’s Grubhouse on West Passyunk Ave re-opened last Wednesday with new owners, Jim Lord and William Schmidt. The reboot brings a fancy new menu featuring innovative diner fare to the place, which has been running out of that corner since 1955. The owners say the menu will continue to evolve

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Buttercream Cupcake opens on Moyamensing in Pennsport

Buttercream Cupcake opened its brick and mortar store last week and threw a party for itself with bourbon and free cupcakes on Saturday. Quite a mix. The store, which we told you about in December, is at 2015 E. Moyamensing Ave. Owner/baker Kate Carrara launched the truck in mid-2009 and quickly made Buttercream

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