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A Culinary Adventure at Cafe Spice in Old City

There was a time once when my culinary adventures rarely extended beyond anything more dangerous than hot dogs or peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. I wasn’t a picky eater; I was downright terrified of food. My mother used to slather pork chops in marinara sauce and mozzarella cheese and tell me it was chicken just to get me to eat it. I wish I was lying. 

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Philly2Philly.com introduces Nigelknowsphilly-weekly video blog from Nigel Richards

Hello and welcome to Nigelknowsphilly on Philly2Philly.com This will be my weekly rant space where I bring you some sights, sounds, and info about all things Philadelphia. A mini bio, I was born in Mill Valley, SF, but raised here since I was 3. I’m a lot older than 3 but how much older, I will keep a secret until my birthday, April 29… and then I just can’t do anything but disclose. Anywho, I have grown up all around center city and currently have been treading north, first in Northern Liberties about 9 years ago and now East Kensington/Fishtown.

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New Year's Eve Philadelphia Style

NYE PHILLY STYLE! There is no better place to ring in the New Year than in Philly! Parties, dinner at fabulous places, fireworks, parades and the Mummers! With less than a week to go until 2010, here’s a rundown of the hottest happenings in Philly!

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THE HOP STOPS: Eulogy Belgian Tavern, Triumph Brewing Company & The Khyber

This week, The Hop Stops makes a few pit stops in Old City for some of the best brews the City of Brotherly Love has to offer. And the best part about it -- you don't have to stumble too far to get from one to the other. Cheers! Eulogy Belgian Tavern 136 Chestnut St. (215) 413-1918 eulogybar.server101.com

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The Hop Stops on Philly2Philly.com-Race Street Cafe, Charlie's Pub and Sugar Mom's

Want to stop for some tasty hops in Philly? Check out this week’s latest listing of bars with delicious brews. This week, The Hop Stops takes you to three bars all within a block or two of each other in the Old City/Society Hill area North of Market Street. Race Street Cafe 208 Race Street (215) 627-6181 www.racestreetcafe.net

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Recess Lounge Reenergizes Philadelphia Nightlife in Old City

"Recess is a privilege and and I will not abuse it."

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Darwin's 200th Birthday Celebrated

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth and the 150th anniversary of the publication of his seminal On the Origins of Species. The exhibition Dialogues with Darwin, on display through October at the Museum of the American Philosophical Society, celebrates the work of this towering figure of 19th-century science.

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One Small Step-Chip Chantry, Space Cadet

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong made one big leap for mankind as he walked upon the moon. Forty years later, local comedian Chip Chantry is hosting a comedy show dedicated to the moon landing. But he’s not doing it out of any dreams of personal space travel. It’s all about timely pragmatism. “Do I have any fascination with the moon landing? No. None whatsoever. Frankly, I am still not convinced the entire thing was not staged. This month's show just happens to land (pun intended) on the 40th anniversary of man first walking on the moon,” Chantry said.

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