December 9, 2015 |

Best of 2015 City Living / Local


It’s our job to introduce you to different parts of the city. From local tips to neighborhood profiles, we’ve got you covered! We went back, looked at what posts you liked the most, and put together the list below.

Talk Like a Local
Here’s the informal Philadelphia Dictionary. Learn it, love it and use what you’ve learned to order a cheesesteak.

Fishtown: More Than a Cool Name 
We have to admit that Fishtown is a pretty cool, cartoon-esque name for a neighborhood. The town earned its quirky name from its past as a hub for shad fishing — the fish industry eventually faded, but the name stuck. The town has history, good eats, and local art that we wanted to share with anyone wanting to get to know Philadelphia a bit more []

South Philly Spotlight: South Street 
Start exploring South Philadelphia at South Street, known for its diverse, urban feel and attractions for visitors of all ages. Whether you’re in the mood to shop, eat, or just appreciate the exciting atmosphere, there’s something that everyone can enjoy. []

Philly Love Note: Reading Terminal Market 
As soon as I stepped inside, I knew it was love.  The overwhelming aroma of foods from cheesesteaks and gyros to cupcakes and ice cream filled me with a yearning to experience every bite, from sweet to savory. []


Campus Philly’s Guide for International Students

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Your Guide to the Best Parks & Outdoor Spaces in Philly: Summer Edition

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