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Foobooz

Philly Gets Two New Mexican Restaurants This Week

La Chingonita opens a permanent location in Fishtown A couple of months ago, we got word that the team behind La Chingonita food truck was […]

Property

Inside the Plan to Bring New Energy to the PECO Power Station on the Waterfront

They’re keeping the smokestacks.  The eight 167-foot-high chimneys of the former PECO Delaware Generating Station haven’t barfed out noxious exhaust from coal that’s burning to […]

Foobooz

Kismet Bagels Snags Its Own Space In Fishtown

We’re switching up our approach to Philly restaurant news here at Foobooz. (Sorry that sentence rhymed; it was an accident.) Today, you’ll see the artist […]

Foobooz

Izakaya by Yanaga Is the Rare New Restaurant That Feels Like an Old Favorite

Is it strange to say that the most notable thought I had when walking away from dinner at Kevin Yanaga’s brand-new Izakaya in Fishtown was […]

Property

Not Only Is Philly Affordable — It’s Also Trendy

Even as some observers of the Philly real estate market worry that houses in the city may be getting unaffordable, they remain great buys for […]

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Property

Just Listed: Converted Historic Firehouse in Fishtown

“The Kensington Engine Company have nearly completed a handsome brick edifice, three stories high.” —News article, The Public Ledger, April 14, 1845 You are looking at that […]

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Property

On the Market: Factory Loft Condo in Fishtown

You might have noticed by now that I am quite fond of Fishtown’s Old World Warehouse condominium. Converted factories and warehouses offer residential space with […]

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Property

On the Market: Industrial Loft Condo in Fishtown

Fishtown’s Old World Warehouse — built in the 19th century to house an elevator manufacturer — is one of the most distinctive industrial loft condo […]

Be Well Philly

A Look Inside Fishtown’s New, Totally Retro Pilates Studio

Over the past 100 years, Pilates — the low-impact exercise developed by Joseph Pilates — has evolved and transformed. Originally used to help rehabilitate folks […]

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Be Well Philly

The Fishtown Woman Behind Oat Haus Granola Butter Talks Shark Tank Appearance

When you watch the new episode of Shark Tank, you’ll see Fishtown resident Ali Bonar pitch her granola butter company, Oat Haus, to “sharks” Mark […]

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Things to Do

Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia Opens in Fishtown in November

Brooklyn Bowl, the popular New York City music venue/bowling alley, is opening a Philadelphia location in Fishtown on November 4th. Brooklyn Bowl Philadelphia will hold […]

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Property

Just Listed: Warehouse Loft Condo in Fishtown

If you missed this opportunity to rent a one-of-a-kind condo in Fishtown’s Old World Warehouse, and if you’re kicking yourself because you slept through this […]

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City Life

Harriett’s Jeannine A. Cook on Her New Collingswood Store and Being a Black Woman in Fishtown

Jeannine A. Cook opened Harriett’s Bookshop in Fishtown just before the pandemic and the racial upheaval. A little more than a year later, she’s expanding […]

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Property

Just Listed: Extended Courtyard Trinity in Fishtown

Every so often, some travel writer or other will pronounce Philadelphia one of the most European cities in America. (In fact, travel writer and Places […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

Zahav Restaurateurs Are Opening a New Fishtown Wedding Venue Next Year — and the Food Sounds Incredible

Sure, we love restaurant weddings — it’s Philly, after all, and we can’t help but want to toast our Big Days, elopements and micro-soirees amid […]