Philly News

March 29, 2019

Philly Trivia: Approximately How Many Murals Does Philly Have?

If you guessed D, you're right! The city is estimated to have 2,000 murals and is often cited as having more public art than any other city in the country! 

Posted in History, Philly News
March 29, 2019

Top Events in Philly During April

While there is ALWAYS something to do in Philly, here are our top picks for April! 

 

Philly Wine Week: April 1 - April 7

It's Wine Time all week in the city as restaurants, wine bars and event spaces come together during the first week of April to ...

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Feb. 28, 2019

Tops Picks for Women's History Month Events in Philly

Philadelphia has a variety of events both honoring the history of women, and celebrating their bright future. 

Below are our top picks for events to celebrate Women's History Month, courtesy of Uwishunu

 

1. International Womxn's Day at Asian Arts Initiative 

Taking place on Friday, march ...

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Posted in Philly News
Dec. 7, 2018

An Inside Look at Phillys Newest Social Club, Fitler Club

We know you all have been dying to hear more about the Fitler Club, which is totally understandable. It's one of Philly's newest social clubs, and from all reports it is set to be amazing! We were able to grab the owner of the Fitler Club and ask ...

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Posted in Philly News
Nov. 30, 2018

Where to Eat in Philly on Christmas Day

 

If your tradition is Chinese take-out - perfect - however there are a ton of other great restaurants open and ready to serve you and yours this Christmas Day. We’ve gathered our information from Open Table as to which restaurants were accepting reservations for Christmas. Be sure to call to book ...

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Posted in Philly News
Nov. 16, 2018

Penn trustees OK design for Pennovation Center

The University of Pennsylvania Board of Trustees last week signed off on the design for the Pennovation Center, the first major component of the university's planned Pennovation Works project on the east bank of the Schuylkill River in Grays Ferry, just south of the Penn campus.

The Pennovation Center ...

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Nov. 16, 2018

Fishtowners rant about parking, then rave about Frankford Ave. hotel proposal

That 19th-century former light industrial building with the Shepard Fairey mural just up from Frankford Hall on Frankford Avenue in Fishtown moved one step closer to getting a new lease on life when the Fishtown Neighbors Association voted overwhelmingly last night to support developer Roland Kassis' request for variances needed ...

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Posted in Fishtown, Philly News
Aug. 17, 2018

4 of Northeast Philadelphia’s Best Neighborhoods: Where Should You Live?

 

There is a patchwork of neighborhoods in Philly’s Northeast, each with their distinct personality. If you are interested in discovering which is the best fit for you and your family, read on to learn more about a few select neighborhood highlights: Bustleton, Somerton, Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.

1. Bustleton ...

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Posted in Philly News
Aug. 16, 2018

7 Fun Facts about Northeast Philadelphia that May Surprise You

Northeast Philadelphia is a sizable swath of land that runs north of Center City along the Delaware River. Nearby are Bucks and Montgomery Counties. It is a combination of more than twenty neighborhoods, each with unique histories and personalities.

Here are some fun facts about the Northeast you may not ...

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Posted in Philly News
July 31, 2018

5 Ways to Stay Cool In and Around Center City Philadelphia

 

Summertime is here, and Philadelphians are seeking ways to stay cool as the mercury climbs. Luckily, there are plenty of fun options to escape the heat.

 

1.      Take a Dip in a Pool

Here are a couple pools where you can cool off.

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