The Broad Street mainstay will be replaced by an Italian concept.
The 65 year old institution will close in January.
A new restaurant with Matt Levin at the helm is already underway.
The closing comes jsut a few months after the bar was featured on Spike TV's 'Bar Rescue.'
One of the owners said he looked at the property, but decided to pass.
The restaurant is closed, but will be reborn as a gastropub within weeks.
The Beer Garden closes Monday, August 29.
Starr's long-delayed joint venture with Chris Painter is headed for 20th and Sansom streets.
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Though restaurants continue to add new hires, more and more of them are closing at alarming rates.
The space will be retooled for a new restaurant that will launch this fall.
The boat's decision to pull the plug has put couples in a pinch.
Far From Home calls it quits a day early due to the heat.
The longtime Fairmount Italian neighborhood joint says "thanks," while the Far From Home Dudes look ahead to bigger opportunities.
The upstairs club will remain open, but the restaurant space will remain dark until further notice.