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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 […]

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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 […]