City Life

City Devastated by Deadly House Fire That Killed 12, Including 8 Children

This story has been updated to reflect a revised fatality count from the city. On Wednesday morning, a fire burned through a residential rowhome in […]

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Just Listed: Traditional Trinity in Fairmount

Looking for a decent little starter home on a tree-shaded block in a popular neighborhood? This Fairmount trinity house for sale has your name written […]


Where to Eat and Drink in Fairmount

Fairmount’s boundaries run from Fairmount Avenue up to Girard, and from Broad Street over to Pennsylvania Avenue, encompassing the Eastern State Penitentiary and bumping up […]

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Just Listed: Contemporary Trinity in Fairmount

Trinity lovers in search of that perfect little house usually flock to Washington Square West and Bella Vista, the two city neighborhoods with the greatest […]

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Just Listed: Updated Workingman’s Row House in Fairmount

Those of you who have visited Sequoia National Park were no doubt awestruck by the giant sequoia trees that give the park its name. These […]

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City Life

A Fairmount Creative Director Filmed This Uplifting Video Tribute to His Neighbors

With the coronavirus pandemic, there’s been plenty of bad news. Over a million Americans have been infected with COVID-19, and tens of thousands have died. […]

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This Longtime Philly Dance Company Just Opened a New Studio in Fairmount

A new dance studio has opened in Fairmount from longtime Philadelphia theater and dance staple Silvana Cardell, who is the director and choreographer of her […]

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Just Listed: Artful Rowhouse Renovation in Fairmount

End-unit rowhouses are special. Why? Because they have more windows, that’s why. All those extra windows give them much more light than their hemmed-in midblock […]

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This New Fitness Studio in Fairmount Offers Childcare While You Work Out

Busy moms and dads (so, all parents, basically) take heart: now you can get your fave workout class in — and have someone keeping an […]

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Your Guide to Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park

Here’s how to make the most out of Fairmount Park. Hit Up Trails That Aren’t Kelly Drive Get away from the crowds. Boxers’ Trail  This […]

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Corner Rowhouse in Fairmount

  Not so long ago, you might have dined in what’s now the living room of this turn-of-the-century rowhouse at Taney and Brown streets in […]

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A Comcast Exec Left This Philly Bartender a $1,000 Tip on a $47 Check

When an NFL star left a 20-cent (as opposed to 20 percent) tip at P.Y.T. in 2014, I exposed his utter rudeness. And when a […]

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London Grill Owner Terry Berch McNally Is Not Closing Her Restaurant Quietly

Behind the Line is our weekly interview series with the people who make up Philly’s dynamic bar and restaurant scene. For the complete archive, which […]

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What the Median 2-Bedroom List Rent Will Get You in Fairmount Right Now

We haven’t taken a look at what’s going on in the middle of the rental market around the region in a little while, so we’re […]

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On the Market: Compact Classic Rehab in Fairmount

Have you outgrown that cute trinity you bought a few years back but don’t think you need a full-blown three- or four-story rowhouse yet? Fortunately, […]