Tag Archives: Philadelphia

Word on the Street : Philly

An anonymous street artist who goes by the moniker mpeachhim has been installing tiles around Philadelphia that are clever and to the point. If you’re in the city, they can be found at 10th & South St., Lombard & Broad, and Modine … Continue reading

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Word on the Street

This week, Philadelphia had another visit by the LA-based street artist known as WRDSMTH. His wheatpaste artwork is as always heartwarming and a welcome surprise.

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Philly: Come for the history, stay for the food

For decades, many of us in the Philadelphia area have been baffled by the inability of anyone to make good use of the old Bourse building in the heart of the historic district. The beautiful 19th century Beaux Arts landmark … Continue reading

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Philly’s Own High Line

This week, Philadelphia inaugurated the initial section of the long awaited Rail Park. The first phase of the urban greenspace runs along a formerly derelict Reading Railroad 19th century viaduct. When it is completed, the Rail Park will run for … Continue reading

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Philly: word on the street

h/t to New Jersey-based street artist Sean 9 Lugo

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Hammer & Pickle

The legendary New York street artist Robbie Conal recently visited Philadelphia and left us some crazy anti-trump wheatpaste artwork. Hammer & Pickle is a clever update on his 2015 series called Bullu Culprit/Can’t Even.

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Philadelphia Stories

About three years ago I did a post on the introduction of Short Édition short story dispensing machines in France. These brilliant kiosks provide users with one, three, or five minute reads on slim receipt-like paper strips for free. Last week, the Free … Continue reading

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Bookstore Tourism Philadelphia

It’s always a happy occasion when a new indie bookstore café opens, but it’s even more exciting when one launches in an under served area.Last week, CNN political commentator and author Marc Lamont Hill opened Uncle Bobbie’s Coffee & Books … Continue reading

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Who Needs Turkey

Who needs turkey when you’ve got a Philly pretzel ? This wonderful street art mural appeared recently in Philadelphia’s up-and-coming Port Richmond district. The newest work from the Local Critters Project mural series was created thanks to a crowd funding … Continue reading

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Street Art Starts Conversations

The Mural Arts Philadelphia project recently commissioned this challenging work, which is located in the heart of the city on South Broad Street at the University of the Arts. The piece is by Brooklyn-based street artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh who is … Continue reading

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