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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. […]

Be Well Philly

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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Property

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 […]

Be Well Philly

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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Things to Do

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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Property

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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Foobooz

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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Foobooz

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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Property

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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Property

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, […]

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Property

Living in Fairmount: A Neighborhood Guide

Many of today’s Fairmount residents may not know how their neighborhood got its name. The name comes from the hill atop which the Philadelphia Museum of […]

Life & Style

Will Our Obsession With Neighborhood Gear Ever End?

It started with a poster: the city skyline, up on people’s walls, in the early 2000s. Then it was “Philly” emblazoned in bold typeface on […]

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City Life

Hooray! Philly Is Finally Getting Its Long-Delayed Board Game Cafe

I don’t know about you, but I love board games. Not virtual board games that you play on your iPad. Hate those. I’m talking about […]

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Be Well Philly

Two Fairmount Fitness Studios Are Teaming Up for Shared Class Packages

We all know that variety is important in any fitness plan — doing all yoga, all the time (or all spin, barre, etc.), isn’t the best […]

Be Well Philly

Where 6ABC’s Melissa Magee Goes for Healthy Food, Workouts, and Self-Care in Fairmount

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 […]