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Just Listed: Rehabbed Rowhouse in Fishtown

The surge in construction activity in Philadelphia over the past 20 or so years has produced what one might call a “new Philadelphia School” of […]


Fishtown Dive Bars Are Upping Their Food Game

Fishtown is a neighborhood perpetually in flux but with one constant: Food is now its biggest attraction. And that goes beyond Beddia and Suraya. Culinary […]


Stephen Starr Is Opening a Mexican Restaurant in Fishtown

After a two-year hiatus from Philly, and an eight-year hiatus from Fishtown (after opening Frankford Hall and Fette Sau), Stephen Starr is heading back to Fishtown […]


Everything You Need to Know About Fishtown’s New Dinner Theater

The next addition to Fishtown’s nightlife scene is about a month from opening. The concept, from co-owners Lasha Kikvidze, Ylia Dzlieri, Alex Gritsyuk and Boris […]

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This Couple Turned Engagement Photos into Date Night and Hit Up All Their Fave Fishtown Spots

Fishtown is Philly’s most buzzed-about neighborhood, so it makes sense that many couples flock to this part of town for their weddings — and to […]

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Fishtown: An Oral History (So Far)

The neighborhood that symbolizes a new Philadelphia finds itself at a crossroads. From Roland Kassis to Stephen Starr, 26 people who made Fishtown what it […]

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On the Market: Modern Townhouse in Fishtown

Attendees at this year’s ThinkFest heard developer Roland Kassis explain how he got started on the path to transforming Fishtown’s Frankford Avenue with a tale of […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Not Just Fishtown Anymore

Did you celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday? Fishtown certainly did, beneath the steady gaze of its new light-pole toppers: the wild turkey and white […]

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Just Listed: Ultra-Modern Townhouse in Fishtown

We have no idea whether or not Teddy Sourias, the brains behind Craft Concepts Group, was the person who commissioned this truly original residence in Fishtown […]

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On the Market: Nearly New Twin in Fishtown

I recommend that builders and marketers stage their new houses for sale because doing so helps buyers better imagine what they could do with the […]

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Rowhouse in East Kensington

The year-of-construction field in the property data sheet for this handsome East Kensington house for sale reads 1875. Save for one element inside, you couldn’t prove […]

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Inside Pizzeria Beddia’s $450-a-Night Hoagie Room

This article is part of our guide to food experiences in Philly. See more here. There’s a ridiculousness about the Hoagie Room. Without a doubt, […]

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“The Rock” Wished This Fishtown Grandma a Happy 100th Birthday

Turning 100 years old is a celebration in and of itself — with or without Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson wishing you a happy birthday. But a […]

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Where to Eat and Drink in Fishtown: The Ultimate Guide

Updated: October 3rd, 2019 Fishtown is like a laboratory experiment studying what would happen if you tried to gentrify a whole neighborhood over night. And […]

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Just Listed: Green Rowhouse in Fishtown

Since 1997, Onion Flats has been pushing the envelope for both high-performance building construction and high-style design in Philadelphia. Its residential, mixed-use and institutional projects […]