Bradley Maule is co-editor of Hidden City. He's a native of Tyrone, Pennsylvania, a four hour train ride from 30th Street Station on Amtrak's Pennsylvanian. He lived in Philadelphia from 2000–09, during which time he created and operated Philly Skyline. After a three and a half year vacation in Portland, Oregon, he's back, bearing brotherly love. Follow him on Instagram @mauleofamerica.
Whether or not Edgar Allen Poe's raven perched upon a pallid bust in Philadelphia or elsewhere is up for debate, but there's no doubt that he visited the Athenaeum—his signature from 1838 is in the guestbook. Ruth Scott Blackson dives deep into Poe's colorful history in Philly with her installation Through the Pale Door, on display at the Athenaeum as part of the 2013 Hidden City Festival, opening today > more
With an ephemera exhibition opening tomorrow, the Library Company of Philadelphia brings us a collectible slice of life. Remnants of Everyday Life: Historical Ephemera in the Workplace, Street, and Home accentuates design in items ranging from souvenirs to trade cards to paper dolls from the late 18th to mid-20th centuries > more
A developer has plans to build 92 units (with only 6 parking spaces) on the corner of 43rd & Baltimore, across the street from Clark Park—but they're open to suggestions. Clarkmore Group LLC and the Spruce Hill Community Association begin their community engagement process this evening at the International House > more
With the Brewerytown Spring Festival tomorrow, the vibrancy of West Girard Avenue will be on display. Brad Maule issues an open invitation to Bob Huber to come enjoy the party > more
Frankford's Globe Dye Works cranked out dyes and bleaches and yarns for 140 years; for the better part of the past decade, it's cranked out a creative, industrial spirit. With the Hidden City Festival 2013, the Dufala Brothers seize on that spirit to bring Oil & Water to life > more