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Yarn Bomber Exacts Revenge on Benedict Arnold at Mount Pleasant Colonial Home

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When John Adams called the Mount Pleasant House “the most elegant seat in Pennsylvania” in 1775, it is unlikely he ever imagined it being covered in yarn. But yarn-bombing artist Melissa Maddonni Haims is doing exactly that to the historic Fairmount Park estate in a project sponsored by Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Hottest Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Fairmount

Photo: Jeff Fusco

Photo: Jeff Fusco

The city’s hot neighborhoods continue to burn a happy hole in our blog-sized pocket, which is why we now have to tell you about Fairmount–the next pick in Philly Mag’s list of Philadelphia’s Hottest City Neighborhoods.

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