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the lil nas x mural in philadelphia by south philly artist ash ryan
City Life

Check Out the Gayborhood’s New 36-Foot-Tall Lil Nas X Mural

Lil Nas X is everywhere these days. His recent tweets, in which the LGBTQ music icon promised to have sex with “100 lucky fans” to […]

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Property

One of Philly’s Top Commercial Designers Has a Living Room Ready for You

At this year’s InLiquid “The Benefit” auction, one of Philadelphia’s top interior designers has a living room ensemble you can make your own. Floss Barber, […]

the adidas superstar sneaker created with tommy cash
City Life

Did Adidas Just Rip Off a Nike Sneaker Sculpture Made By Two Philly Artists?

In March, Adidas announced its latest piece of footwear: a meter-long sneaker designed in collaboration with Estonian rapper Tommy Cash. Billed as “the longest shoe […]

Be Well Philly

This Cool Philly Coloring Book Gives Back to the Community and Highlights Local Artists

If you’re feeling stressed out this winter, you’re not alone. It’s been a tough year, and the winter blues are hard to shake even during […]

artist maria moller on her south philly block where she is debuting a get-out-the-vote art exhibit this week
City Life

This South Philly Artist Is Turning Her Block Into a Get-Out-the-Vote Art Exhibit

South Philly artist Maria Möller has shown her site-specific and public art works in galleries, vacant lots, libraries, motels and all sorts of other other […]

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City Life

How True Is Philly’s History? A Bella Vista Art Exhibit Asks the Question

There is something about living in world-historical times that leads one to reflect on history. Maybe it’s the search for historical echoes. Or maybe it’s […]

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Property

Just Listed: Starter Condo Atop the Academy House

You know the old real estate saying: The three most important things about a piece of property are location, location and location. In which case, […]

Be Well Philly

This Philly Artist Is Creating a Positive Space for Mental Health Conversations

Since 2011, local artist and West Philly youth arts teacher Shanina Dionna has been an advocate for mental health, especially through her visual art. With […]

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Things to Do

Wonderspaces Isn’t Another Pop-Up “Experience.” That’s a Good Thing

“Experiential” art installations aren’t a new concept. A few of their hallmarks: long lines, poppy color schemes, themes evoking nostalgia and happiness (Ice cream! Candy! […]

Leni Lenape sculptures
City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Not Just Fishtown Anymore

Did you celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday? Fishtown certainly did, beneath the steady gaze of its new light-pole toppers: the wild turkey and white […]

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Foobooz

A Brewery With a Mission Is Opening in Spring Arts

A new mission-driven brewery is about to open in Spring Arts. Triple Bottom Brewing will open tomorrow — Thursday, September 12th — at 4 p.m. […]

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Things to Do

Your Guide to Philly’s Most Exciting Theater Season in Years

With Hamilton mania in full swing and the Fringe Festival — as well as a renegade competitor — about to begin, a look at the […]

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Property

On the Market: A True Loft Condo in Hawthorne

There are plenty of buildings out there that style themselves “lofts.” Just about any old factory or warehouse that gets converted into apartments or condos, […]

Tiona Nekkia McClodden
City Life

Experimental Filmmaker Tiona Nekkia McClodden Doesn’t Care If You Miss the Point

The Rundown Age: 38 CV, abridged: Pew Fellow (2016); Guggenheim Fellow (2019); fellow in art and activism, Bard College (2018-’19); works exhibited at the Museum […]

1217 spring garden apartment profile exterior mural
Property

Apartment Profile: 1217 Spring Garden

There’s still some jockeying for position among the various terms used to describe the neighborhood roughly bounded by 6th Street on the east, Broad Street […]