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Kite & Key Celebrates Ben Franklin’s Birthday with Victory

Where better to celebrate Ben Franklin’s 309th birthday than at Kite & Key? The beer bar, just off the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, is going to be […]


Art Museum Area Home on Cherry Blossomed Block of North 21st Now Pending Sale

Shortly after being listed a few weeks ago, this wholly modern townhouse was plucked off the market. Can’t say we’re surprised given the gorgeous scene that […]


Pending Sale: The Elegant Fairmount Victorian on Green Street

According to Redfin, the first City House of the Week we featured in Philadelphia Sunday is about to leave the market. Oh, how they grow […]


House of the Week: Elegant Fairmount Victorian


That Art Museum Area Victorian We Loved Might Soon Be Under Contract

Ooof, don’t kick yourself too hard! This three-story period beauty has just been listed as “contingent” on Redfin, which may soon mean that it’s no […]


REDUCED: Gorgeous Fairmount Home on Green Street Just Got A Price Cut

We crowned this home “House of the Week” a few months ago, and now the pretty unit (one of four in the building) has had […]


Unappealing Rowhouse Backyard?

This beautiful house has a lot to recommend it, but it really jumped out at me once I got to the backyard space. I saw […]


Preview: Fairmount Park’s Gingerbread House Display

While it might be a little early to start talking about Christmas stuff, it’s never the wrong time to talk about cookies. And today’s 4th […]


House of the Week: Pennsylvania’s First LEED Platinum Rehab

Owners of this Fairmount home spent three years working with Canno Architecture and Design, Think Green Landscape Architecture, Walnut Tree Construction and the Energy Coordinating […]


On the Market: Lovely Victorian in Art Museum Area

In addition to having retained its original moldings, wood floors, and entry hall bannister, this Woodstock Street residence has also managed to keep a built-in armoire in the main […]


Roundup: The Four Sexiest Homes in Philly

There are only so many words to express what makes a particular home stand out (“Elegant!” “Unique!” “Luxurious!”). How about “sexy”? Below, the four properties […]

City Life

We Want Answers: Sally Elk, CEO, Eastern State Penitentiary

For years now, you’ve witnessed the phenomenon of people paying money to be petrified by other people. How do you explain this strange desire? It’s […]

Things to Do

“Playing Angels” Sculpture Returns to Kelly Drive

Yesterday a beloved sculpture was restored to its proper place in Fairmount. Carl Milles’ “Playing Angels” have danced and played in the grass above Kelly […]


Parkway Corner Deli Opens

The Parkway Corner Deli is opening today at 22nd and Spring Garden. The deli will be open from 7 a.m. until 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday, as […]


Saffron’s Take on the Fairmount Bike Lane Wars

If there’s one thing in town guaranteed to produce loud opinions and complaints, it’s bike lanes. If there are two things, it’s bike lanes and […]