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Don't Forget Your Free Taco Friday

Don't Forget Your Free Taco Friday

Union Taco is scheduled to open Friday at 4229 Main St. in Manayunk.
New Taco Restaurant Giving Out Freebies for Friday Opening

New Taco Restaurant Giving Out Freebies for Friday Opening

Union Taco, which is opening at 4229 Main St. in Manayunk, will be giving away one free taco to each customer this Friday.
Philly Represents on 'Best Beer Bars in the Country' List

Philly Represents on 'Best Beer Bars in the Country' List

"Back in the '80s, owner Tom Peters had to convince people to spend $8 on a bottle of Chimay -- nowadays, Monk's has little trouble finding people who want to drink from their 300+ bottles,"
Trend of 'No-Tipping' Restaurants Spreading Nationwide

Trend of 'No-Tipping' Restaurants Spreading Nationwide

No tipping restaurants are already the norm in other countries, but they're becoming more common in the United States.
New Taco Restaurant Opening on Main St.

New Taco Restaurant Opening on Main St.

Union Taco will offer dine-in, takeout and delivery lunch and dinner Tuesdays through Sundays.
Katz's Son to Sell Stake in Inquirer, Daily News

Katz's Son to Sell Stake in Inquirer, Daily News

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Drew Katz, 42, announced Tuesday that he will sell his father's stake in the media company.
Manayunk Brewery Reopens After Flooding

Manayunk Brewery Reopens After Flooding

The popular Manayunk Brewery closed in April due to flooding.
Manayunk Brewery Hiring All Positions for Reopening

Manayunk Brewery Hiring All Positions for Reopening

There will be an open interview session today (Thursday) and Friday from 2 to 5 p.m.
Manayunk Brewery Likely Closed Until June Due to Flooding

Manayunk Brewery Likely Closed Until June Due to Flooding

The brewery had to toss 1,500 cases of canned beer and about 4,000 gallons from the brewing vats, according to a Philly.com report.
Manayunk Brewery Closed Due to Flooding

Manayunk Brewery Closed Due to Flooding

The restaurant and brewery announced on its website that it is closed temporarily for repairs.
Main Street Music to Celebrate Record Store Day Saturday

Main Street Music to Celebrate Record Store Day Saturday

The 7th annual Record Store Day is Saturday.
Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

Giant's In-Store Campaign Raises $600K for Hunger Relief

The record-breaking effort ran from Feb. 23 through March 8.
Philly Brewers Create 'Walking Dead'-Inspired Beer with Goat Brains

Philly Brewers Create 'Walking Dead'-Inspired Beer with Goat Brains

Dock Street Brewing Company brew uses smoked goat brains to celebrate the uber-popular AMC zombie television show.
Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

Report: Three Area Chains Among Best Grocers in Country

How did your favorite rank?
For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

For Sale on Patch: Fox Family, Samsung Tablet and More

Check out these items Patch readers recently posted on our Buy | Sell | Trade announcement board.
Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Should Employers Have Control Over What Employees Do Outside of Work?

Main Line Health’s announcement that it will no longer hire smokers hit a nerve with some readers.
Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Main Line Health Will No Longer Hire Smokers

Starting May 1, those who use tobacco or nicotine products will no longer be eligible to work for the company. Current employees who smoke will have to pay more for health care going forward
70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

70 Pennsylvania UPS Drivers Reach 25 Years Accident-Free

The shipping company welcomed the safe drivers to its Circle of Honor.
Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

Deaths Lead to Massive GM Recall of 780,000 Vehicles

GM has recalled 780,000 vehicles because of a defect that has caused 22 crashes and six fatalities.
Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Pa. Company Likely Used by Hackers to Hit Target

Financial information of up to 70,000 customers was compromised during the hacking incident.