Philadelphia – ways to enjoy your weekend in spite of the heat

Philadelphia is a pedestrian town. It is flat and small enough to walk across town in about 30 minutes. Most weekends we walk around town meeting up with neighbors and friends, going to an outdoor festival, sidewalk restaurant, or backyard/roof deck bbqs. This summer we have record heat and a one block walk feels similar … Continue reading

the EPX

EPX is a neighborhood in South Philly. It’s not up and coming or new it is an old neighborhood that is thriving in the Philadelphia Renaissance. Most of the houses were build around 1910 by Italian immigrants. Most of the families have been living in EPX since the first generation immigrants moved. Some are in … Continue reading

outlet on the hill

In December of 1959, Philadelphia’s City Council adopted one of the first Percent for Art Ordinances in the nation. The goal of the Percent for Art Program is to commission artists to create outstanding and enduring artwork, which will respond specifically to public spaces. Since 1959 more than 300 works of art have been commissioned … Continue reading