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An Electric Light Mural Just Arrived in South Philly

YAAASSS! This new neon mural by @_david_guinn and @drewbilliau in #SouthPhilly is EVERYTHING that's right with the world… More info/photos at the link in my […]


Street Artist WRDSMTH Drops New Typewriter Stencils in Fishtown and Kensington

L.A.-based street artist WRDSMTH was in Philadelphia yesterday, where he left behind a couple of his iconic typewriter stencils in Fishtown and Kensington. The works […]


ThinkFest Preview: Meet Three Millennials Chronicling Today’s Philly

You’ve likely scanned one of their blog posts, liked one of their Instagrams or drooled over one of their gorgeous videos, but this year’s ThinkFest will […]


PHOTOS: Street Artist Turns Part of the PAFA Paint Torch Sculpture Into a Poop Emoji

Best local April Fool’s joke yet? Street artist Kid Hazo has attached two big eyes and a mouth to the drop of paint that’s part of […]


Urban Archaeology: 100 Year-Old Ghost Sign Discovered in Port Richmond

Billboards, 3-D, digital or static, are a hot topic of discussion these days. While the powers that be swear that we’ll all just love those dandy […]


Gallery: The Goldtex Building, Then and Now

Philadelphia’s Goldtex apartment building has come a long way. From its start as a shoe factory to its time as an abandoned graffiti haven, the colorful apartment […]

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Man Crush Monday: Jayson Flores

Every week, Philly gay gents share their local picks for Man Crush Monday. Today, former G Philly contributor and author of Gay on a Budget, a […]


Gallery: This Is What A Shuttered Philadelphia School Looks Like

If you’ve been following coverage of the school closings that swept the city, news of how the former Edward H. Bok Technical High School would be living […]


WASTELANDS: New Video Series Follows Urban Explorers Into the Depths of Philly

Earlier this week I shared a video made by local filmographer Cory Popp. It captures collector Betsy Alexander’s home in Fitler Square, which she has turned into […]


Conrad Benner Philly Subway Photo to be Featured in Upcoming Rihanna Video

Chronicler of Philly street art—and our Best of Philly pick for Best Curator—Conrad Benner just sold one of his Philly subway photos (pictured, above) to Rihanna […]


Ishknits Puts Some Clothes On That Weird Freedom Sculpture at 16th and Vine

This wins the day: Streets Dept. has snaps of Philly street artist Ishknits’ latest installation. This time she’s knitted an outfit on Zenos Frudakis’s Freedom sculpture […]


Kid Hazo Strikes Again — This Time Taking On Visit Philly Ads

Philly street artist Kid Hazo strikes again — this time taking on those mushy Visit Philly ads with posters that say funny things like “Dear Liberty Bell, […]


HEADS UP: Street’s Dept. Giving Away NoseGo-Ishknits Sculpture

Conrad Benner’s local street-art blog Streets Dept. is celebrating its three-year anniversary by giving away this wall-hanging sculpture that was created by artists NoseGo and […]