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Shoppist

How to Get Everything Custom-Made for You in Philly

Off-the-rack doesn’t always cut it the age of custom everything. Here, six local services, from artisanal cobblers to jewelers, that forgo mass production in lieu […]

Property

Farm Refresh: A Masterful Barn Conversion in Blue Bell

“There isn’t really any playbook for a barn conversion,” says Mark Hallowell, owner of Hallowell Construction. So when a Blue Bell family decided to renovate […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week

They were just passing through. They didn’t intend to stop — the CEO of the start-up, the AP tech guy, the Navy midshipman, the dad. […]

City Life

How Philly Doctors Are Saving the World

For our latest Top Doctors cover story, we went beyond the doctor’s office to the labs where Philadelphia-based researchers work to eradicate diseases that claim […]

City Life

Richard DeCoatsworth: How a Hero Cop Fell

Richard DeCoatsworth anticipated another great day. The 21-year-old rookie cop was six months into a new job he loved, and the sun shone bright that […]

City Life

The Roosevelt Boulevard Subway Is Dead … Unless It Isn’t

If you haven’t been paying attention to tunnel-digging news out of the Pacific Northwest — and, I get it, you probably haven’t — you should know that out […]

City Life

Pope Francis and Me

My love affair with Catholicism started at age nine, when my family moved from Center City to Fairmount. Those years on 23rd Street were momentous. […]

Foobooz

Where We’re Eating: Three Retro Restaurants Reimagined

Franky Bradley’s 1320 Chancellor Street Midtown Village 215-735-0735

Be Well Philly

10 Best People-Watching Spots in Philadelphia

What’s my favorite sport? It’s not CrossFit or running—it’s people-watching. On my off-days from the gym, you’ll often find me parked on a bench quietly […]

Things to Do

14 Things to Do in Philly This Week

Property

City House of the Week: Italianate-Style Charmer With Roman Pool

Were you as as taken with this hidden Wissahickon Valley Park treasure as we were? If so, here’s a property you might consider if on the […]

City Life

The Best Thing That Happened This Week

City Life

The (New) Jim Kenney for Mayor

In many ways, this has been the weirdest of Philadelphia mayoral elections. We mean that not in the sense of weird things happening — honestly, […]

City Life

How Wawa Is Spreading the Gospel of Hoagies

Wawa opened three stores on April 23rd in Fort Myers, Florida. The convenience store chain, which began an expansion into Florida in July 2012, has 65 […]

Things to Do

12 Great Gardens to Take Mom to for Mother’s Day