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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! […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Property

On the Market: Neotraditional Rehab in Rittenhouse Square

Most of the time, when one buys a house for sale, the furniture’s not included in the deal. I wouldn’t expect it to be part […]

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Property

Carl Dranoff Breaks Ground at Broad and Spruce at Last

Today’s midday ceremonial groundbreaking for the Arthaus, Dranoff Properties’ new 47-story condominium tower at Broad and Spruce streets, was at once a triumph, an anticlimax […]

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Things to Do

The 23 Best Things to Do Around Philly in May

Concerts The Who A shameless money grab, true, but I’ll bite at the chance to see them play “Baba O’Riley” in our ballpark. May 25th […]

City Life

Police Say This Guy Stole Art from Penn’s Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

Some people make what they do look so absurdly easy. Case in point: this man who is currently being sought by the FBI’s art theft […]

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Things to Do

The 22 Best Things to Do Around Philly in April

Classical Yuja Wang People love to talk about what the dazzlingly dressed Curtis-trained pianist wears as much as how incredibly she plays. April 8th at […]