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The Battery Brings Its Past Into the Present

Back in the old days, before it built a couple of nuke plants, Philadelphia Electric Company (now PECO) produced most of its electricity at three […]


At Gilda in Fishtown, the Portuguese-Inspired Pastries Sell Out Early

There is never a quiet moment at Gilda. I mean, Tuesdays, sure. But Tuesdays, the place is closed. And I guess it gets pretty quiet […]

A rendering of the new Rivers Casino hotel in Fishtown
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Rivers Casino Says It’s Opening a Luxury Hotel in Fishtown This Year

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]


On the Market: Modern Traditional Rowhouse in East Kensington

What’s this modern rowhouse doing at the end of a trio of classic Victorians in East Kensington? Take a closer look at the photo above, […]


Where to Eat in Fishtown

Fishtown is not unlike a mermaid. It has some truly enviable qualities. (Mermaid-wise, we’re talking about swimming skills. Fishtown-wise, there’s no denying that the neighborhood […]


Reviving the “Unsexy” Food of Pennsylvania’s Past

An archeologist recites a paean to shad before a couple dozen people who fill Elwood’s rowhouse dining room one Sunday afternoon in May. “Tender as […]


Gilda, a Homey Portuguese Cafe, Opens in Fishtown on March 3rd

It’s not uncommon for Brian Mattera to wake up in the middle of the night thinking about pastéis de nata. “I’ve become obsessive about them,” […]

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On the Market: Expanded Trinity in Fishtown

Here’s a recently renovated expanded trinity on a well-kept block that offers great value for the money. This Fishtown expanded trinity house for sale also […]

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Police Investigating New Year’s Eve Sexual Assault at Garage Fishtown

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly Mag reporters, please […]


12 Philly Coffee Shops Where You Can Pretend You Have an Office

Sometimes you need to get out of your home for a couple of hours in order to be productive. Whether you’re running from your roommate […]


With Kalaya Fishtown, Iconic Restaurateur Nok Suntaranon’s Past Steers Her Future

One night in Yan Ta Khao, Chutatip “Nok” Suntaranon’s hometown in Southern Thailand, her mom fell and broke her arm. Nok was upstairs, sleeping. She […]

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City Life

Philly Today: WHYY’s Radio Times to End, Ian Remnants Arrive

Check phillymag.com each morning for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking reporters, please send it […]

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On the Market: Updated Extended Trinity in Fishtown

Wood-faced trinities aren’t all that common anywhere in Philadelphia, so that makes this Fishtown extended trinity house for sale a rare bird to begin with. […]

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Where to Drink in Fishtown

Fishtown was once the center of Philadelphia’s shad-fishing industry (shocking news based on its name and fish-shaped trash cans, surely). But now the area is […]

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Here’s What Your Wedding at Lilah in Fishtown Could Look Like

Remember how overjoyed you were when we announced that Lilah, the first wedding venue from the folks behind Israeli-inspired restaurants Zahav and Laser Wolf, was […]