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Sustainable Living: Five Eco-Friendly Businesses in Philadelphia

Sustainable Living: Five Eco-Friendly Businesses in Philadelphia

When a business is sustainable, its practices demonstrate how to make a profit while also promoting, addressing and being conscious of environmental issues. Here are a few businesses that focus their mission not only on making money but remaining environmentally sound. Moon + Arrow 754 S. 4th St. Originating as a handmade jewelry line five years ago, Moon […]

 

Queen Village: Five Thrift Shops Where You Should Buy, Sell and Donate

Queen Village: Five Thrift Shops Where You Should Buy, Sell and Donate

Thrift shops, like Retrospect (above), are popping up all around Philadelphia, and the center of the used and vintage craze is Queen Village. With Fabric Row on 4th Street, many thrift and vintage shops have appeared on neighboring 5th and South Streets. Each one has its own flair. Some take solely donations while others are willing […]

 By Jennifer Nguyen

Queen Village: Philly AIDS Thrift Going Strong After Eight Years

Queen Village: Philly AIDS Thrift Going Strong After Eight Years

South Philadelphia favorite Philly AIDS Thrift celebrated its eighth anniversary this past weekend – and it has a lot to celebrate as a local style hub as well as a charitable organization. The store, which is located right off South Street, is a potpourri assortment of secondhand gems that has been attracting locals and tourists […]