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East Passyunk

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Just Listed: Renewed Workingman’s Rowhouse in East Passyunk

Since making over that workingman’s rowhouse on Mercy Street that we featured here in January, Giappo Design+Build founder/owner Jeff Frederick has been busy building and […]

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Just Listed: Updated Trinityesque House in East Passyunk Crossing

“Welcome to this super unique trinity house on a great South Philly block,” begins the listing agent’s description of this East Passyunk Crossing trinity-ish house […]


Where to Eat in East Passyunk

Whether you’re new to East Passyunk, you’ve been around the area forever or you’re stopping through for the night, getting your bearings — especially when […]

Things to Do

Latchkey, East Passyunk’s ’80s and ’90s-Focused Vinyl Shop, Plans a Pop-Up Vintage Market

“It’ll be like hanging at the mall in the ‘80s, except it’s all cool kids and no bullies.” That’s how Latchkey’s Instagram describes the nostalgic […]


At El Chingon, the Cemita Is King

This story of El Chingon starts in Mexico 40-some years ago. So stick with me a minute, okay? Mexico, 40-some years ago, was where chef […]

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Workingman’s Rowhouse in East Passyunk

Stop me if you’ve seen this before. On second thought, don’t, because you haven’t. Sure, on the outside, this rebuilt East Passyunk workingman’s rowhouse for […]

Life & Style

Tiny Tildie’s Brings Adorable Baby Clothes and Gifts to South Philly

Are you looking for a baby shower gift or something special for your newborn? Well, you can stop complaining that Philly doesn’t have enough baby […]


At Mish Mish, a Breezy Mediterranean Menu and Happy Hospitality Make You Stay a While

On a warm but not too warm early evening in May, East Passyunk celebrated the fleeting Philadelphia spring at the Singing Fountain, its tiers a […]

Life & Style

No Duh! South Philly Store Latchkey’s Da Bomb for ’80s and ’90s Nostalgia

It doesn’t matter if you grew up listening to Wu-Tang, Britney or Nirvana; children of the ’80s and ’90s universally unite over a shared love […]

Be Well Philly

Surprise! City Fitness Is Opening a New Gym in East Passyunk

In the 15 years it has been in operation, City Fitness has hit major milestones. Despite a somewhat rocky start, the Philly-based fitness brand currently […]


Not Only Is Philly Affordable — It’s Also Trendy

Even as some observers of the Philly real estate market worry that houses in the city may be getting unaffordable, they remain great buys for […]


East Passyunk Will Shut Down Five Blocks for Outdoor Dining

Update 7/7/20: In an internal email obtained by Philly Mag, East Passyunk Avenue’s Business Improvement District executive director Adam Leiter has announced that, due to […]


South by South: River Twice Reviewed

It would be easy to overlook River Twice. Not due to the location. It has prime placement in the old Izumi space on East Passyunk, […]


Brigantessa Ends Its Five-Year Run on East Passyunk Avenue

Brigantessa, the Neapolitan pizzeria on East Passyunk Avenue and sister restaurant of Le Virtù, has been sold to new owners. Its last day will be […]

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East Passyunk Is Getting a Seafood Restaurant and Raw Bar

Last night, Fond owner Lee Styer celebrated 10 years in business for the French-influenced East Passyunk bar and restaurant. Now, he’s announced his plans for […]