10 Hottest Suburban Philadelphia Towns

West Chester: The Buzzy Borough That Only Gets Better By the Numbers 15% Five-year change in home value in West Chester While planning committees around the […]

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According to the New York Times, Philadelphia Has a “Northside”

There was an article in The New York Times on Saturday about Philadelphia — more specifically, about Donald Trump’s comments on Philadelphia and other big […]

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What Is Up With Google Maps’ “EM Stanton Catchment” Neighborhood?

Load Google Maps into your browser and search for Philadelphia. Scroll down from City Hall and you’ll see a strange neighborhood you might not know: […]


“Newbold” or Just “South Philly”? How Race Shapes Our Definition of Neighborhoods

Back in 2013, this magazine named the community southwest of Center City the “hottest neighborhood” in Philly. We called it Graduate Hospital—rather than Southcentral or South […]


Here Are Some More Philadelphia Neighborhoods We Could Rename

Earlier this week, Philebrity noted a particularly awesome posting on the Fishtown Spirit’s Facebook page: Post by Spirit Newspapers. Northern Liberties II! “The hysteria this […]

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Most Gay-Friendly Neighborhoods

Trulia ranks the most popular neighborhoods in the U.S. for gay men and lesbians.