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Lou Bird's, a stylish bistro, is ready to take wing on a Rittenhouse corner

(blog) (blog)Lou Bird's, 20th and Lombard Streets. by Michael Klein, Staff Writer @phillyinsider · Email @ ... the restrooms to open up the space.

Update: Lou Bird's aims for August opening

(blog) (blog)by Michael Klein, Staff Writer @phillyinsider · Email @phillyinsider · phillyinsider ... John Bolle of Northern Liberties used custom and restored, reclaimed wood...

Hundreds turn out to support police

"There has to be some way where we all communicate," said Lorraine Michelle, a Fraternal Order of Police secretary, who brought a "We Support Our...

Chestnut Hill College faces its diversity problem

The commission found probable cause that the college discriminated against a black student by expelling him after he was accused of stealing funds that he...

Too many pills, too little oversight

Hollawell had known Michael McGuckin ever since the boys, both students at Our Lady of Calvary grammar school, would hang out at the McGuckin home...

A line around the block for a look inside the Divine Lorraine & fashion ...

(blog) (blog)Wednesday at 1 p.m. Philadelphia city officials, including Mayor Michael Nutter, gathered inside and outside of the building for the hotel's official groundbreaking.

Historic Commission approves Divine Lorraine, 1900 Chestnut St. plans

The Philadelphia Historical Commission voted on Friday to approve plans to remake the historic Divine Lorraine Hotel on North Broad Street and to build a...

NY builders plan grocery store, apartments in Divine Lorraine's backyard

The last time developers had plans for the site was back in 2006, when developer Michael Treacy proposed an overhaul of the Divine Lorraine Hotel...

Church sues developer over Metropolitan Opera House on N. Broad St.

... is being sued by the church that gave him the lease to the Metropolitan Opera House for $1 in 2013. (MICHAEL S. WIRTZ /...

Eagles say Sproles' MCL sprain relatively mild

Wall Street Journal CHIP KELLY said he wasn't relieved yesterday when he heard Darren Sproles had suffered a relatively mild left MCL sprain, which might or...

Havertown rower's route from Boy Scout to bomber to fugitive

By 1970, as the title of a Temptations hit that year perceived, the world seemed to be a "Ball of Confusion." Perhaps nowhere was it...

Jewelers recovering after a hard lesson learned

"It was the most painful part of our wonderful story," said Rovinsky's high school sweetheart and wife of 45 years, Maddy, whose parents Bernie and...

New beacon for North Broad

A luxury casino complex has been proposed for the longtime home of Philadelphia's largest newspapers, and there even seems to be progress lately at the...

Seeing the sites of freedom on a civil rights trail

Martin Luther King Jr. on April 4, 1968, when it was the Lorraine Motel. The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is the site of...