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Trinity Tuesday: Holding Court in Queen Village

While Charles Dickens despaired at the straightness of our streets, many other observers have called Philadelphia perhaps the most European of American cities in its […]

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Field Guide: 8 Places to Eat, Drink and Shop on Fabric Row

A longtime trove for all things textile, Fabric Row has evolved in recent years, welcoming a slew of new stops — beyond fabric outposts — […]

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Wilbur Vintage Is Closing Next Month and Moving Completely Online

Bittersweet retail news: Wilbur Vintage is closing down its South 4th Street location at end of the March. For eight years, owner Daniel Wilbur has been loyally providing Philly’s vintage […]

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Sad Retail News: Armour Men’s Boutique Has Closed

Well, here’s some sad news to kick off the week: Armour, the nearly two-year-old menswear boutique, has closed. The shop was one of a handful of […]

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Armour: A Trendy Addition To Fabric Row

Some three weeks ago we mentioned forthcoming refurbishments to Fabric Row and how, apart from infrastructure upgrades and landscaping renovations, a lot of the area’s revival […]

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Morning Headlines: Saffron Gives Thumbs Up to Fabric Row Makeover

None of the changes seen by Philadelphia’s historic Fabric Row were more heartbreaking than two fires that occurred earlier this year. However, like the mythological […]

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Property’s Morning Obsession: Jack B. Fabrics and Those Who Tried to Save It

Before the fire that tore through Jack B. Fabrics at Fourth and Fitzwater on Saturday afternoon–leaving one firefighter dead and another injured–the 35-year-old shop was […]