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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Purr-fection in Fishtown

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Cats Welcome Visitors to Fishtown in New Mural

Already known for its quirky prior works depicting local wildlife, Visual Urban Renewal & Transformation (think an alternative Mural Arts) unveiled its latest project earlier this […]

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Shirt Corner Lives On in New Murals at 3rd and Market

It may have stuck out like a sore thumb, but we all mourned the loss of the Shirt Corner when it collapsed in the midst […]

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North Philly Bill Cosby Mural Defaced, Finally Painted Over for Good

The 2008 Father’s Day mural in North Philly featuring Bill Cosby situated prominently among world leaders like Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. was recently defaced […]

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Check Out the Awesome Mural Being Painted On the Ground at the Oval

The Oval opens this Thursday, July  16th, with an evening of activities including food trucks, face paintings and beer gardens, but the thing I’m most excited […]

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Philly Is Getting a Mural of the Pope

Three groups gathered at the future home of St. Malachy School today to announce that one of the biggest figures in history is getting a mural: […]

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Artist Wyland Hopes to Save Whaling Wall Mural From Demolition

Last year, Property reported on a massive renovation of the Marketplace Design Center. The plan, which is scheduled to begin in June of this year, […]

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PHOTOS: Gay Couple Married on Mural Arts Love Train for the First Time Ever

On Sunday, February 8th, Mural Arts annual Love Train took off on its fifth and final voyage. To celebrate the milestone—and nearly a year having […]

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Dutch Artist Duo PolakVanBekkum Reveal New Mural in Cedar Park

Back in May, artistic duo Esther Polak and Ivar van Bekkum arrived from the Netherlands for a residency in Philadelphia at the University City Science Center […]

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PHOTOS: Chroma Dolls Paint Adorable Mural for PAWS

Philadelphia is a city of murals, and it seems like every day a new one pops up to deliver us from the blahs of the […]

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Daniel Faulkner Mural Dedicated at Emotional Ceremony

A mural memorializing Daniel Faulkner, the police officer shot to death at 13th and Locust in 1981, was unveiled today on the 6th Police District […]

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First of Phillip Adams’s “Industrious Light” Murals Debuts at Ortlieb’s

Philadelphia artist Phillip Adams just completed the first in his “Industrious Light” series of murals that is dedicated to Philly’s history in the brewing, textile, tool-making and railroad […]

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CHECK IT OUT: Shake Shack in Center City Gets a New Mural

Pretty soon Shake Shack will be more than a place to slurp milkshakes and throw back a burger or two, it will serve as a bastion of public […]

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Restoration of the Chaplain’s Office Murals at Eastern State

Tuesday night at Eastern State Penitentiary (ESP) sponsors and board members gathered to celebrate the newly restored Chaplin’s office and murals at the popular tourist […]

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Tags Removed From Fishtown Shepard Fairey Mural

On Monday I shared some snapshots that showed the new Shepard Fairey mural in Fishtown tagged with white spray paint. Graffiti artists appeared to have climbed […]