Olde Kensington: Five Creative Places for Your Artistic Palate

Olde Kensington: Five Creative Places for Your Artistic Palate

Olde Kensington is a close-knit community with a thriving arts and culture scene (watch out, Fishtown). On every street you will encounter anything from an art recycling center to a monstrous exhibition hub. Want to brush up on your photography skills? Grab a cup of premium-sourced coffee? Network at a trendy gallery event? In Olde […]

 By Kelsey Doenges

Germantown: Philadelphia Furniture Workshop Helps People Create a ‘Masterpiece’

Germantown: Philadelphia Furniture Workshop Helps People Create a ‘Masterpiece’

A bookcase is usually the piece of furniture that people reserve to display the items they are proud of: diplomas, trophies, vacation pictures and even books. The shelves of a bookcase provide a place for almost anything and everything. For the students of Philadelphia Furniture Workshop, located on 5212 Pulaski Ave. in Germantown, the bookcase […]

 By Chelsea Solitrin and Amanda Carden

Queen Village: Reinventing the Wheel

Queen Village: Reinventing the Wheel

The spring-cleaning bug—we’ve all felt it. It’s that almost insatiable need to rearrange a room, dust and polish everything within sight and of course, throw stuff out. It is a time to get rid of all the stuff that you can’t remember why you ever bought in the first place. Out with the old and […]

 By Kellie Meyer and Frances McInerney

Ludlow: Not Just Antlers Inside This Lodge

Ludlow: Not Just Antlers Inside This Lodge

You won’t just find hunting gear inside this Lodge. The new store located on Second and Girard brings a unique mix of modern and vintage fare to the area. The store resembles an old wooden lodge with oak panels and animal heads mounted on the walls. What’s inside the store proves it is anything but your […]

 By Josh McAdams and Dan Koob

Port Richmond: Mickey’s Unique Antiques

Port Richmond: Mickey’s Unique Antiques

On the corner of East Westmoreland and Belgrade streets, Mickey White peddled an assortment of wares in a large brick warehouse previously known as Atlas Casket.  A furniture sign and an old dentist’s chair sit outside to catch passersby eyes. Inside, old pinball machines, horse drawn wagons, sofas, bureau cabinets and more were scattered about. […]