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17 Great Places to Eat on Columbus Boulevard and Delaware Avenue

When you think of Philly’s great restaurant neighborhoods, places like Rittenhouse, Fishtown, and East Passyunk come to mind. And although the city’s eastern artery, Columbus Boulevard […]

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You Can Add CBD to Any Dish on the Menu at This Old City Restaurant

It’s official: 2018 was the year of CBD in Philly. From the juices to the spa treatments and smoothies, cannabidiol is quickly becoming a household name. […]

City Life

The Huge New Wawa Is Now Open (And Giving Out Free Coffee All Weekend)

With the universe’s largest Wawa opening today in Philly, we have officially declared this Wawa Week in Philadelphia. Go here to follow all of our coverage. At long last, the largest Wawa in […]

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Old City’s New Barre and Yoga Fusion Class Will Test Your Mental Strength

It’s not quite a barre class, and it’s definitely not purely a yoga class. No, Mind Over Matter, the signature class at Old City’s new […]

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A New Yoga and Barre Studio Just Opened in Old City — and Their Classes Sound Intense

It’s an unfortunate fact of Philly that some neighborhoods are completely packed with fitness studios (ahem, Rittenhouse), while in others you’d be hard pressed to […]


A First Look Inside The National in OId City

The Buccini/Pollin Group’s (BPG) first residential project in Philadelphia, The National, opened its doors to its first residents on Nov. 1st. The much-discussed project puts […]


On the Market: Stylish Modern Condo in Old City

Picture this: A stylish, modern bi-level condo in historic Old City, in one of those handsome 19th-century commercial buildings that give the neighborhood its character. […]

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Royal Boucherie Is Launching Its First-Ever Happy Hour

Nearly a year after it opened, Royal Boucherie is kicking off its first-ever happy hour program. Starting tonight, Monday, October 29th, Nick Elmi’s dark, cozy […]


On the Market: Attractive Starter Condo in Old City

New to the city? New to your career? New to living as an independent adult? New to homeownership? This New Street condo for sale is […]

City Life

Go Down for History: Nick Elmi’s Favorite Place

Why Old City? About a year and a half ago, my wife and I realized we had never done the historical-Philadelphia things. For her birthday, […]


Old City Events Explore the Sensory (And Sensual) Side of Design

Design — good, bad, and otherwise — is meant to provoke reactions in the viewer or user of an object beyond a simple “I love it” or […]

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A Designer Show House Lands on Elfreth’s Alley

Most of the homes on Elfreth’s Alley, the oldest occupied residential street in the nation, remain private residences. This means the hordes of tourists who […]


The 5 Most Expensive Apartments for Rent in Philadelphia Right Now

If you have the money to spare, you can live the maintenance-free life in some fabulous apartments for rent in Center City. Actually, the most […]


On the Market: Rooms with a View in Old City for $795K

Glass boxes have their detractors, and with good reason: the buildings offer nothing of interest for those who have to look at them, though if […]


5 More Philly Rentals With Great Roof Decks

Maybe it’s because there’s so little private outdoor space available at ground level, but Philadelphians, whether they’re renting or buying, sure love roof decks. A […]