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Everything You Need to Know About Xfinity Live!

Kyle Scott - March 29, 2012

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Photo: Xfinity Live! Facebook page

Xfinity Live! has been opened up for several previews this past week, but the dining and entertainment district officially opens to the public tomorrow, when Third Eye Blind (…) will perform.

We’ll have a full review on Monday. This winter, though, I got two previews of the joint. Both include just about every detail you want to know: What’s in there? How big is the TV? How much is parking? What are the food options? What are the hours?

Some additional details have been added, but for the most part this is everything you need to know about Xfinity Live!

Everything You Want to Know About Xfinity Live! Philadelphia

A Video Tour of (an uncompleted) Xfinity Live!

This is What The Victory Beer Hall Will Look Like

Some Video Tours of the Individual Venues at Xfinity Live!

Xfinity Live! has a full list of specials and times on their website, too.

Everything You Want To Know About “Philly Live!”… Which Will Actually Be Called “XFINITY Live! Philadelphia”

Kyle Scott - December 15, 2011

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The Flyers’ Old Locker Room is Still Standing

Kyle Scott - April 4, 2011


This picture via Comcast Spectacor PR man Ike Richman. The building will not go quietly into the night! Bill Pullman'd.

The Spectrum is still Not Dead Yet

Kyle Scott - February 18, 2011


As of 9:30 A.M. this morning on

It's almost as if someone gave the Spectrum Bill Pullman's Independence Day pep talk before the demo cranes came: We will not go quietly into the night!

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Somebody Needs to Take the Spectrum Behind the Barn and Shoot It

Kyle Scott - February 16, 2011


This image (from was taken at 3:00 P.M. today- Day 3 of the supposed final demolition. The crane is picking it apart like a crow chomping on roadkill. Poor Spectrum.

Really, the America's Greatest former Showplace is not unlike Jamie Moyer: Both are around 50-years-old, have seen one major championship, and, despite catastrophic injury, are hanging around longer than they should. Sad, really.

If the Spectrum attempts a comeback in 2012, I'm going to be really freaked out.

The Spectrum Looks Like Lindsay Lohan

Kyle Scott - February 3, 2011


The Spectrum is slowly coming unraveled, sort of like LiLo after a coke binge. You can see some of it's private parts, but mostly it's just a dirty skeleton.


Pics via Steve Whyno (@swhyno) and Ike Richman (@Ike_Richman)

UPDATE: Reader Lauren passes along this link to Ike's Facebook page with fantastic video of the final trip into the Spectrum.

The Walls are Coming Down at the Spectrum Today

Kyle Scott - January 24, 2011


That is all. Cliff Lee.

via Ike Richman

And here's the H&R Block video of the demolition.

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The Spectrum Don’t Look so Good

Kyle Scott - January 3, 2011

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via Comcast Spectacor PR man Ike Richman.  Tons of pics on his Facebook page.