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West Philly


Cybille St. Aude-Tate on Honeysuckle Provisions and Supporting Black Farmers

Behind the Line is Foobooz’s interview series with the people who make up Philly’s dynamic bar and restaurant scene. For the complete archives, go here. If you […]


Where to Eat Halal in Philly

Philadelphia is an underrated destination for halal food, the method by which meat is prepared for permissible consumption in the Muslim community. Just like NYC, […]

Things to Do

How to Stage Shakespeare’s Most Sexist Play in 2022

Four days before hopping on a call with Philly playwright Charlotte Northeast to talk about her work with West Philly’s Shakespeare in Clark Park, I […]

Things to Do

Neighborhood Tour: Your Guide to Spending a Great Day in West Philadelphia

It’s known for its surrounding eds and meds, but there’s an underrated eclectic vibe to West Philly, which is light on retail chains and touristy […]


The First-Time Visitor’s Guide to Dining in Philadelphia

Creating a restaurant to-do list for a first-time visitor is somewhat of a fool’s errand, since Philly is teeming with great versions of pretty much […]

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West Philly Bar Fiume Has Finally Reopened … Kinda … Sorta …

On Thursday afternoon, I heard through the grapevine that popular West Philly bar Fiume had reopened on Wednesday night. This was seriously good news to […]

City Life

Mayor Jim Kenney Doesn’t Care About Black People

In 2005, during the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, rapper Kanye West declared on national television that “George Bush doesn’t care about Black people.” It was […]

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City Life

In 2020, West Philadelphia Was the Best Place in This Terrible World

On Saturday, November 7th, in the annus horribilis of 2020, I stood in Clark Park and declared West Philadelphia the best place in this terrible […]

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Just Listed: Rebuilt Rowhouse in Walnut Hill

Do you love the clean lines and openness of those new construction townhouses that have been popping up like weeds all over the city? If […]

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Life & Style

Beyoncé BeyGood Grant Recipient Kimberly McGlonn on Her Favorite Philly Places and Things

English teacher turned Jenkintown borough Councilwoman Kimberly McGlonn advocates for sustainability and decarceration through her West Philly-based upcycled clothing brand Grant Blvd. Here’s what the […]

City Life

I’m a Penn Alum — There’s Nothing Charitable About Their $100 Million Donation

It sounded too good to be true. And so it was. The University of Pennsylvania, an institution with a $14.9 billion endowment, announced before Thanksgiving […]


Where to Eat in West Philly

West Philadelphia offers some of Philly’s best food, all thanks to the restaurants (and the people behind them) reflecting this sprawling, racially diverse wing of […]