Philadelphia Is the City of the Year
BY  THE EDITORS OF GQ Suddenly, Philadelphia has become a model city, with a Super Bowl-winning (and Trump-defying) NFL team and a new radical political class. Oh, and Meek Mill is finally free. We asked some of our favorite locals why they’re celebrating 2018. To be from Philadelphia is to be
Leaving New York to Find the American Dream in Philadelphia
Scenes from the CoCo Happy Dance Group in Northeast Philadelphia, home to tens of thousands of recent immigrants.CreditCreditMichelle Gustafson for The New York Times. By Matt Katz The scent in the workshop where Brian Christopher makes his wooden furniture is at once inviting and entirely unfamiliar. “It’s a nice mix between
How Fishtown, Philadelphia Became America’s Hottest New Neighborhood
Peter Lane TaylorContributor PHOTO BY PETER LANE TAYLOR Every Friday afternoon at 5:30 pm the doors of “the El­”—one of America’s oldest elevated subways—swoosh open at Girard and Berks Street stations, unleashing a stampede of Millennials, yuppies, hipsters, entrepreneurs, and empty nesters onto Front Street. As fast as the doors
Top 5 Philly Real Estate Trends in 2018
Philly won’t slow down in 2018. “We are very bullish on Philadelphia,” said Jerry Sweeney, CEO of Brandywine Realty Trust, at the Urban Land Institute’s Real Estate Forecast last week. Sweeney was one of a few top developers and experts who spoke to some of the trends to watch in 2018 here