Hipsters

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The Word “Hipster” Is So Over

A few years ago, I told someone I lived on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown. Their response was to grill me on the status of then […]

Shoppist

The 10 Most Hipster Accessories Ever

Shabby scarves and dark-rimmed glasses are to hipsters what crustacean-bedecked belts and boat shoes are to prepsters. And now, with Lena Dunham getting the Vogue […]

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Property

Infographic: House Flipping to Millennials, Not Hipsters

RealtyTrac has released a “flipster” report: data, graphics and an infographic all meant to explain where the “hipster” demographic is buying and renting right now. […]

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Meet the “Hipsters of Philadelphia”

Ever wanted an illustrated breakdown of Philadelphia’s variegated, geographically distinct hipster species? Philadelphia designer Kate Otte has created one on her Tumblr.

America’s Best Cities for Hipsters. Tired of all these goddamn evil hipsters, defined as anyone who has interests or wears glasses*, ruining every aspect of your existence? Then you’ll be pleased to know Philly does not appear on this 20-city list. Which you probably haven't heard of. * Source: Internet comment sections
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Are Hipsters Now an Ethnic Group?

This was supposed to be a post about how Don Guardian won—again—the office of Atlantic City mayor during a Tuesday recount of the votes. (And […]

America’s Best Cities for Hipsters. Tired of all these goddamn evil hipsters, defined as anyone who has interests or wears glasses*, ruining every aspect of your existence? Then you’ll be pleased to know Philly does not appear on this 20-city list. Which you probably haven't heard of. * Source: Internet comment sections
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Poll: Congress Now Less Popular than Hipsters

Well, it’s official. After years of partisan bickering, below-the-belt attacks and an inability to find common ground on something as simple and obvious as providing […]

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Fishtown-Set Chopper Show Debuts at 10 p.m. Tonight

Tonight at 10 p.m. the Discovery Channel debuts a new show it’s calling “Philly Throttle“. It’s set in “hard-nosed” Fishtown, at Liberty Vintage Cycles. Gist: […]

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Your Official Hipster Heat Map of Philadelphia

Sometimes, something is amusing purely because it is utterly unsurprising. Anthropologists call it the “Yup” phenomenon. The crowd sorcerers over at Yelp have devised a […]

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Is There a Tire-Slashing Epidemic in Graduate Hospital?

The tires of “nearly a dozen” residents were slashed last night on the 800 block of S. 18th street, horrified drivers discovered this morning. That […]