Broad Street (column)

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My Last Call for Drinking in Philly

I tend to begin a lot of stories with, “I was listening to a radio program, and … ” Ideally, you assume this anonymous program […]

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Why I Decided to Stop Renting in Philly and Take the Home-Ownership Plunge

I expected my apartment hunt to be over before the weekend. After all, I’ve never been particularly picky. My must-haves were few, and after a […]

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Dating in Philly After 30: Ugh.

I was a little nervous. Maybe more than a little nervous. It had, after all, been a solid 10 years since I’d been on a […]

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How Switching to Two Wheels Helped Me See Philly With New Eyes

Before you get the wrong idea, this is not a love story. There have been plenty of those penned about the joys and merits of […]

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Is New Philadelphia … a Fit Philadelphia?

It started out innocently enough. Most plans conceived on yoga mats do. After a grueling sequence, the instructor paused to offer a gentler, modified pose […]

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How a Northeast Native Turned 30 and Learned to Love … South Street?

In retrospect, I should have known I would turn 30 in Philadelphia. As is customary with Northeast Philadelphia natives, I have never lived more than […]