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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.

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ARTS&BUSINESS: Getting Strategic With Philadelphia's Magic Gardens

With help from the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, KZB Advisors principal Karen Zinn facilitated a strategic plan that will help Isaiah Zagar's gang of mosaic magic-makers keep shining on.

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Name Game: Branding Neighborhoods the Philly Way

What's in a name? Everything, and it isn't always easy to settle on one. We look at three neighborhoods in various states of branding.

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FK GIVEAWAY: Free Passes for RiverRink at Penn's Landing

You've got one more week to win some frozen fun at Penn's Landing, where you and your friends can skate for free by entering our contest.

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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Fairmount Fling, Food52 at Deli, African Dance at Painted Bride

Eat, dance, celebrate. With family and friends at home to give thanks, give yourself a treat at Founder's Hall, Delicatessen or the Painted Bride.

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FLYING PHOTO: Littlest Streets East of Broad

In the heart of Center City lies a village-like setting created in the 19th century that still bustles today. Just west of Washington Square is a charming maze of tiny streets, presenting a very livable Philadelphia at its best.

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PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Jazz on the Ave., Philly Stake, QFest

If you're blue for jazz, head to Lancaster Ave. If you're up for ABBA, hit the Ritz. If it's local food and change you're after, visit Bartram's Garden.

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Food, Glorious Food: Center City Retail Bolstered by Grub's Growth

A report released this morning by Center City District reveals an abundance of encouraging data about downtown Philadelphia's retail growth. Nothing was more telling, however, than the numbers that back the city's growing reputation as a food destination.

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Citywide Fall Cleaning at 44 Parks

Led by an inspiring effort at Mt. Airy, hundreds of volunteers will be at Philly's parks on Saturday for an ambitious cleanup.                                                    Find out where and how you and your friends can help.

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Our Very Own Sweet Spot: Dreams Drenched in Chocolate

They are the music makers. They are the dreamers of dreams. Modern day chocolatiers are mixing nostalgia with innovation and creating a new batch of creamy, sugary ventures all over Philadelphia.

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Innovate or Die: DesignPhiladelphia Pumps Up Creatives

Led by festival founder and design guru Hilary Jay, DesignPhiladelphia has established itself as an organic, comprehensive and cutting-edge festival that is the envy of other cities and the pride of ours. It's on Oct. 7-17 all over Philly.
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