Suburbs

Foobooz

Vote Now for the Best of the Best of Philly Finalists

We asked for your opinions, and you voted. Now, we’ve narrowed down the top three finalists in each of this year’s Great Philly Food Fight […]

Foobooz

Vote for Best of Philly: What’s Your Favorite Restaurant in the ‘Burbs?

Opening a restaurant in the suburbs is an entirely different ballgame. Keep it cheffy, stick to the trends, but you better be family friendly, too. Finding […]

Property

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 […]

Property

Is King of Prussia the New Promised Land?

ONE RECENT AFTERNOON, I take a short drive west, out the Schuylkill, to a place I have never been, despite a quarter century of living […]

Foobooz

Exton Gets a Brand New Restaurant and Beer Garden Next Week

“Private chefs and country clubs are where chefs go to die. And I’m not ready to go to pasture,” said Eric Yost, the chef and owner […]

Property

Collingswood Buys Ugly Houses Too

The abandoned homes of Collingswood may not be in as dire shape as that “Ugliest House in America” we told you about last week, but […]

Foobooz

Suburban Beer Garden Trend Heading to Kennett Square

Kennett Square is the next ‘burb getting in on the beer garden game. This Friday, June 3rd, The Creamery pop-up beer garden will open. The […]

City Life

Why I’m Embarrassed (Sort Of) to Live in the Philly Suburbs

I lean back in the salon chair, making small talk with Jacques as he squishes shampoo through my hair. We’ve ticked through most of the […]

Citified

Philly’s Rich Areas Are Getting Even Richer

Philadelphia is the poorest of the 10 biggest cities in the country. At the same time, Bloomberg Business reported last week that the metropolitan area is the 19th richest nationwide. […]

Citified

MAP: Where Income Inequality Is the Worst in Philly

We’re starting to wonder why the Occupy movement didn’t start in Philadelphia. For the umpteenth time in the last few years, a study has just come out […]

Things to Do

10 Festivals to Visit Outside the City This Summer

Summer is finally, officially upon us. Because the city can get a bit stifling over these warmest of months, we’ve put together a list of […]

Citified

Want Your Kids to Grow Up Rich? Move to Bucks

Predicting someone’s future income is not like scouting baseball talent. Statistics on height, weight, arm strength don’t apply. Household income matters, we know that already. But what […]

Citified

If Philly Swallowed the Suburbs, Would It Boost the Regional Economy?

The Philadelphia region is fifth-most fragmented big metropolitan area in the country, according to a new study by political scientists at University of Illinois at Chicago. In other words, […]

Citified

Rich White People Self-Segregate More in Philly ’Burbs Than Most Anywhere Else

Researchers from the University of Minnesota mapped where wealthy white people cluster, as well as where poor people of color are concentrated, in 15 of the […]

Things to Do

The Ultimate Recycled Christmas Tree Maze Opens in Media

It’s that point in January when I start to make fun of people who still have their holiday decorations up. However, at one Media farm, […]