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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 […]


House of the Week: Green Street Brownstone Beauty

One of the prettiest streets in Philly, the 2100 block of Green Street in Fairmount, has a condo unit up for sale in one of […]


Fairmount Hosts a Bar Crawl

The Great Philadelphia Craft Beer Crawl is this Saturday in Fairmount and it’s a pretty good deal that you might want to hop on if interested. […]


Converted Bakery in Fairmount’s Pig’s Alley

Despite being in the old Pig’s Alley section of Fairmount (which some say got its name from the butcher shops that used to line the […]


So Much Lobster at London Grill

Lobstah. Lobstah and more Lobstah. August in Fairmount means lobster galore at London Grill, and there’s plenty of drawn butter to go around. The bar […]