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The Weekend Guide

franklin square opens!

A perfect way to blow your payday cash.

PILLAGE
Franklin Square Opens

What: Two art school grads fill the former Sevilla Smith space with irresistible clothing from lines like HeartLoom and Dora Landa, plus loads of stationery and accessories ($4-$200).
Why: Pile on pieces from the boutique’s signature line of reworked vintage jewelry ($18-$150) without going broke.
When: Mon. & Tues., by appt.; Wed. & Thurs., 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Fri., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Where: 128 N. Third St.

SLATHER
Glacier Creme

What: After trying nearly every product on the market, local guy Aaron Cohen developed a formula for a natural-yet-powerful sunscreen ($25) loaded with zinc oxide and green tea and sunflower seed extracts.
Why: SPF 30+ wards off any chance of sunburn at your Labor Day shindig.
When: You need protection.
Where: Online at glaciercreme.com. Save $5 with code nakeddc at checkout.

HOST
Sunday Brunch
What: Whip up French toast souffle, muffins, and a little hair of the dog to lessen the effects of your debauchery.
Why: Saturday night’s escapades sound a lot funnier over heart-shaped eggs.
When: This (and every) Sun.
Where: Check out our online gallery for ideas on hosting at home.

NOSH
Rosh Hashanah Dinner

What: Since your chicken soup will never taste as good as Bubbe’s, order the whole shebang (gefilte fish to honey cake) from chef Mitch Prensky’s catering company Global Dish.
Why: Your apartment’s too small to host? March the family into Supper instead.
When: Wed. & Thurs., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 926 South St. Reservations (recommended) to 215-592-8180. To place catering orders, call (by tomorrow) 215-592-9944.

SHOP
Carmelita Couture
’s First Friday Trunk Show
What: Sip champagne, check out fall and resort collections ($150-$550), and get expert advice from stylist Felipe G.
Why: Go ahead and eat another cupcake; the roomy harem pants have you covered.
When: Fri., 5:30-9 p.m.
Where: 17 N. Third St. (215-925-3207). Admission is free.

Photo: Bryan Gardner / Courtesy of Franklin Square

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LOCATIONS
Franklin Square Boutique
128 N 3rd St
@ Arch St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
17 N 3rd St
@ Church St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
926 South St
Philadelphia, PA 19147
215-592-8180
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