Quick Hits: Nostalgia at Villa di Roma; homes rising around 4th and Dickinson; grandma-house rehab

Phyllis Stein-Novack soaks up a nostalgic meal on the way to giving two and a half tips of the toque to Villa di Roma in the South Philly Review. Naked Philly has an update on two houses rising near 4th and Dickinson and reports that six houses are planned for

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What are all those liquor license apps around Italian Market? Ah, a huge festival

We noticed recently that a liquor license application asking for outside seating appeared outside 12 Steps Down at 9th and Christian. Before we knew it, those signs were popping up like dandelions in a meadow: Connie’s Ric Rac, Teri’s, Villa Di Roma, Anastasi Seafood… No, outside patios aren’t flourishing. Those

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