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Graffiti Pier to Get 900 New Neighbors

When you return home from work at the end of the day, is the last thing you want to see before you get home this? […]

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Kensington Quarters Is Finally Reopening, This Time as a Seafood Restaurant

In the restaurant business, there’s a very fine line between adapting your business to keep up with the markets and fast-changing trends and losing your […]

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Just Listed: Renovated Designer Rowhouse in Fishtown

Bet you didn’t know that Formstone could ever look this good, did you? Neither did the designer/marketer/strategist who bought this Fishtown rowhouse and made it […]

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On the Market: New Construction Condo in Fishtown (Almost)

Readers of a certain age may have fond memories of “The Blues Brothers,” the 1980 film in which “Saturday Night Live” regulars John Belushi and […]

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Now That Frank Rizzo Is Gone, Maybe It’s Time to Talk About Those Christopher Columbus Statues

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. First Frank Rizzo. Are Those Christopher Columbus […]

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White Men With Bats, Bombed ATMs, and an Alleged Looter Killed at South Philly Gun Store

A roundup of Philly news. This post may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Bombed Out ATMs, White Men With Bats, […]

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Just Listed: Loft Condo for Rent in Fishtown

Even though the word has come to describe any apartment in an old factory building with exposed wood ceilings and brick walls, a true loft […]

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How Wine Is Keeping Me Connected to the Philly I Love

When I received the email March 16th that the restaurant where I work would be closing for the foreseeable future, I was despondent. I’m a […]

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Just Listed: Modern Traditional Townhouse in Fishtown

If you’re one of those people who wants a newish-from-the-ground-up house but has Gotten Over the standard modernist Philly rowhouse, you should find this neotraditional […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

City Life

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 […]