Neighborhood Guide

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Living in Manayunk: A Neighborhood Guide

So this is Manayunk. A classic Pennsylvania mill town that just happens to be located in Philadelphia. A place with the charm (and the verticality) […]

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Living in Brewerytown: A Neighborhood Guide

As you may or may not know, Philadelphia is where Americans were first introduced to what’s now the country’s most popular style of beer. Though […]

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Living in Narberth: A Neighborhood Guide

Getting off the SEPTA Regional Rail train in Narberth or turning off busy Montgomery Avenue onto one of its far quieter streets, one might be […]

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Living in Fishtown: A Neighborhood Guide

Fishtown got its name because of fish, of course. In the 1730s, the Germans and Englishmen who poured into the newly created town of Kensington […]

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Living in Northern Liberties: A Neighborhood Guide

Northern Liberties began with America’s first two-for-one deal. In order to entice settlers to take up residence in his new colony of Pennsylvania, William Penn promised early purchasers […]

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Living in Spring Garden: A Neighborhood Guide

Spring Garden is Philadelphia’s original ritzy suburb. The land that now comprises it was where William Penn established an estate called Springettsbury Farm. How this morphed […]

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Living in Fairmount: A Neighborhood Guide

Many of today’s Fairmount residents may not know how their neighborhood got its name. The name comes from the hill atop which the Philadelphia Museum of […]

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Living in Kennett Square: A Neighborhood Guide

Chances are, when you were young, mushrooms, if your parents used them in cooking, came out of a can and tasted like mush. Today, they’re […]

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Living in East Passyunk: A Neighborhood Guide

What may well be the most celebrated intersection in all Philadelphia lies in East Passyunk: “Cheesesteak Corner,” where South 9th Street and East Passyunk Avenue […]

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Living in Pennsport: A Neighborhood Guide

Second Street? Where’s that? Once you cross Washington Avenue headed south, the thoroughfare that goes by that name everywhere outside Pennsport becomes “Two Street,” the […]

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Where to Find Self-Care and Healthy Food Around East Falls

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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The Best Midtown Village Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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Living in Hawthorne: A Neighborhood Guide

Nobody knows for certain how Hawthorne came to be called Hawthorne. The earliest use of that name in the territory bounded by Washington Avenue and […]

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The Best University City Healthy Food Spots, Workouts, and Self-Care, According to This Barre Studio Owner

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]

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The Best Northern Liberties Healthy Food Spots and Workouts

Philly has an insanely wonderful fitness scene, but the truth is, many of us tend to stick to our own neighborhoods — we’ve all got […]