First-ever national Skee-Ball league is launching Philadelphia division at Garage

Visits to the arcade as a child are nostalgic for many, so why not have some of that same childhood fun in a different, more adult setting? Brewskee-Ball, a national league for Skee-Ball, is looking to revamp this childhood pastime into a competitive game for adults outside of the arcades

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Quick Hits: Art as life at Garage; Wharton Lofts’ green roof; Anastasi expansion; Best bread is S. Philly bread

The Garage bar in cheesesteak central, fittingly, will host a performance-art-piece/eating contest June 24-25 called “Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks Cheesesteaks.” It’s part of the SoLow Festival and being put on by Mike Durkin, the guy who sat in an apartment bathtub last September for a show called “Bathtub Moby Dick.” Find more info on

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Quick Hits: Mob history for sale; Garage food cart working hard; 5-home development for Reed St.

This house at 926 Synder Ave., which is on the market for $215,000, was once the home of former Philly mob boss Antonio Dominic Pollina, aka Mr. Migs, who took over the local La Cosa Nostra in 1959, says Property Philly. Garage’s food cart is chugging right along, bringing an eclectic

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That was quick. South Philly Barbacoa will NOT be in Zagar warehouse

The proposed lamb barbecue joint by chef Benjamin Miller and his wife Cristina Martinez, South Philly Barbacoa, will not be located in Isaiah Zagar’s mosaic warehouse on Watkins Street after all. Miller gave an information-only presentation to the East Passyunk Crossing Civic Association’s zoning committee last month to gauge community feedback

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To-Do List: Garage opens TONIGHT! Plus cat circus, 5-year party at B2 & more

Friday At long last, the craft-can bar Garage is expected to open at 1231 E. Passyunk Ave. this weekend, and Michael Klein at Philly.com says it will be tonight. Check out our pictures of the inside here, then plan your skee-ball strategy. Friday, Saturday and Sunday: The Cat Circus is coming to town. Well,

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