Bella Vista

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Home Away From Home: Kalaya Reviewed

On a weekday night, the dining room at Kalaya is cool and calm. Servers move smoothly between the tables. They stop and chat. Owners Chutatip […]

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On the Market: Rebuilt Row House in Bella Vista

While his concern for the architectural integrity of South Philly rowhouse blocks is touching, Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson’s bill to ban bay windows in Grays Ferry […]

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That Jawn: Angelo’s Pizzeria Reviewed

It doesn’t matter that it was a beautiful day when I went walking to check out Angelo’s for the first time — a gorgeous sun-shining, […]

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On the Market: Rehabbed Row House in Bella Vista

Like the Italian Market? How about cheesesteaks or banh mi? Or maybe Mexican taquerias are more your speed. If you’re a foodie, this recently renovated row […]

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Drink This Now: A Frosty, Refreshing “Fraperitif” at Good King Tavern

We’re just a few days out from the unofficial start of summer, and restaurants and bars all over Philly have already busted out their best […]

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Kalaya, a BYO With a Straight-From-Thailand Menu, Will Open in the Italian Market

Kalaya, a restaurant serving a menu of straight-from-Thailand dishes, is set to open later this month in the Italian Market. The space at 764 South […]

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On the Market: Bright, Open Condo in Bella Vista

Where do all the hippies meet? South Street, South Street…. South Street may no longer be “the hippest street in town” — Frankford Avenue in […]

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On the Market: Secluded Trinity in Queen Village

Real estate agents speak of a house’s “curb appeal.” By this they mean the way a house looks when you first see it from the […]

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Angelo’s Pizzeria, Opening in the Old Sarcone’s Deli, Is Just About There

Back in 2017, Angelo’s Pizzeria in Haddonfield scored a Best of Philly win for its classic pies. In 2018, owner Danny Digiampetro closed the shop, taking […]

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5 More Philly Rentals With Great Roof Decks

Maybe it’s because there’s so little private outdoor space available at ground level, but Philadelphians, whether they’re renting or buying, sure love roof decks. A […]

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Living in Bella Vista: A Neighborhood Guide

While Bella Vista will always have strong ties to the history of Philadelphia’s Italian community, the neighborhood has historically served as a starting-out point for […]

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Where to Find Healthy Eats, Killer Workouts, and Outdoor Fun in Bella Vista

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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A Trinity Is Reborn in Bella Vista. Sweet!

As anyone who prefers not to do it themselves knows, oftentimes the hardest part of any home remodeling job is making sure one has picked […]

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Why Is Crowdfunding the Only Way to Get Your Street Cleaned in Philly?

In Italian, Bella Vista means “beautiful sight.” It’s the name city planners chose to rechristen the neighborhood bounded by 6th Street, 11th Street, South Street, […]

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The New Old World in Bella Vista for $950K

South Philly is dotted with modest row homes whose owners have dolled them up over the years, putting up new facades, expanding them, rearranging the […]