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On the Ground: From West Philly to the Northeast to South Philly, local newspapers endure and evolve

Hyper-local publications have long been a staple of Philly's neighborhoods, providing residents with essential information on their communities. Even in the current woeful journalism landscape, these news sources are staying strong and heading online.

Linguica at Tio Pepe's

Discover the eclectic -- and tasty -- pleasures of a Northeast Philly 'hood

It's a United Nations of culinary delicacies in Castor Gardens. Whether you're looking for Brazilian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Indian or Jamaican, this often overlooked neighborhood has you covered.

Comics at South Philly Comics

Drawing Room: A comprehensive guide to Philly's comic book shops

Philly is still a bastion for quirky independent stores selling classic superhero tales, rare back issues, manga, independent titles and more. As comics continue to provide grist for the blockbuster mill, don't neglect the charms of the source material.

The Culinary Literacy Center at the Free Library

Building the library of the future here in Philadelphia

From innovative cooking classes to job training to community gathering spaces, the Free Library and its many branches are evolving to meet 21st Century needs. Now, thanks to a huge influx of funds, that process is more ambitious than ever.

Four Corners

On the Ground: Connecting the 'Four Corners' with an art show

Flying Kite celebrates a year On the Ground with amazing artwork from throughout the city.

On the Ground exhibit in Camden

Flying Kite to mount 'On the Ground: Four Corners,' an exhibit highlighting local artists

Flying Kite to highlight artists from its On the Ground neighborhoods; the deadline for submissions is December 9.

Work by Rachel Citrino

Inliquid Artist Profile: Rachel Citrino

An interview with this Fishtown-based painter.


On the Ground: Saying goodbye to Camden

We're wrapping up a year of On the Ground and saying so long to Camden.


Exploring Philadelphia's exquisite underbelly at the Hidden City Festival

Get ready for Philadelphia's coolest event. Starting May 23, the second Hidden City Festival will activate nine historic spaces throughout the city, transforming vacant and underappreciated treasures into interactive art.


Neighborhood Guide: Frankford & the Lower Northeast

Next up in our revamped neighborhood guides is Frankford, our second On the Ground site and the gateway to the Northeast.


High-end apartment project offers a glimpse into Kensington's potential

Is Kensington ready for loft living? These guys say yes, and they're transforming an industrial relic into a magnet for young urban pioneers.

Gilbert's Upholstrey

ON THE GROUND: Living history in Frankford

The story of Philadelphia can be told through its entrepreneurs. Meet Frankford's local legends, from an Andrea Doria survivor to one of the area's first African-American homeowners.

Ryan Tennis at the Frankford fall festival

FROM THE EDITOR: On the Ground is on the move

Taking a look back at a great three months in Frankford. Plus, announcing our new space.
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