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These Philly Entrepreneurs Want to Take You Running Through America’s National Parks

How many of you dream about hiking the likes of Death Valley, wish you could be running the trails of Glacier National Park or exploring […]

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For Marc Lamont Hill, a Labor of Love in Germantown

The good people of Germantown have devoted much time and effort to restoring the faded glory of this historic and diverse neighborhood. The latest Germantowner to […]


Might There Be a Trader Joe’s in Queen Village’s Future?

Anyone who has shopped at the one Trader Joe’s store in Center City Philadelphia knows that it often gets crazy busy. That would seem to argue […]


A New Window on Window Treatments

If your idea of what you can do with your windows is still limited to blinds, shades and drapes, you’re missing out on a world […]


Philly-Based Branding Agency Goes All In on Urbanism

At Media founder Antoinette Marie Johnson has long had a passion for cities and city living. That passion has been reflected both in the clients […]


Kudos for a One-Man Community Development Corporation

For many years, the nicest building at the intersection of 40th and Chestnut streets in University City was the one with the sign reading “Chestnut […]


Deeper Into Bucks for a Century 21 Franchise

When opportunity knocks, you answer the door. This seems to be the motto for the team at Northeast Philly-based Century 21 Advantage Gold, the number one […]


Food Fight at 40th and Walnut

The University of Pennsylvania and Acme Markets announced yesterday (April 10) that Acme has signed a lease to open a new store in University City […]


ReStore Shuts Its Doors in Port Richmond

After 15 years in business, ReStore of Philadelphia has packed it in. In a blog post today (March 28), ReStore’s owner announced, “I’m now going […]


Successor Sought for Applebee’s 15th Street

Spotted on the street in Center City this morning: a brochure (PDF) announcing that the space at 15th and Chancellor streets that’s currently home to an Applebee’s […]


Hard Hat Tour: Lokal

The PHLCVB, of course, wants you to Visit Philadelphia®. The owners of Lokal, a new boutique hotel opening next month on North 3rd Street in […]


Why Valley Forge Is Banking on Sports to Lure Visitors

For an investment of just under $50 million plus a modest annual operating subsidy, Montgomery County hotels and restaurants could see $100 million or more […]


Knit Wit Closes One Door, Looks to Open Another

A “lost our lease” sale is usually sad news, but in the case of Knit Wit, the store’s owners are taking the forced closing of […]


Networking Comes to the Field of Design

One of the great blessings networked computing brings us is the ability to do our work from just about anywhere. Medical professional Chaney Widmer realized […]


I. Goldberg To Remain on Chestnut Street

Nana Goldberg, owner of the legendary I. Goldberg Army-Navy store, knew her days at 13th and Chestnut might be numbered back in 2015 as a wave […]