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2016 Hidden City Calendar Off To Printers

2016 Hidden City Calendar Off To Printers

December 7, 2015  |  Makin' It

The 2016 Hidden City calendar is here! (almost). It's a terrific gift for the right person and one of the many way-better-than-a-totebag perks we're offering if you donate to our annual fall fund drive > more

Our Harbisons Milk Bottle T-Shirts Are Ice Cold

Our Harbisons Milk Bottle T-Shirts Are Ice Cold

December 8, 2014  |  Makin' It

Hidden City and Hog Island Press are proud to announce our neighborhood landmark t-shirt series. First up: the Harbisons Milk Bottle of Kensington. This outstanding piece of neighborhood pride could be yours if you donate to the Hidden City Daily today > more

Hidden City's Hand Printed Membership Cards Hot Off The Press

Hidden City’s Hand Printed Membership Cards Hot Off The Press

December 5, 2014  |  Makin' It

In Fishtown, Marcus Benavides operates vintage copper plate printing presses. Peter Woodall brought his camera along as our membership cards were printed > more

2015 Hidden City Calendar--Best Of The Best

2015 Hidden City Calendar–Best Of The Best

December 4, 2014  |  Makin' It

Twelve months, twelve of the most haunting and beautiful images of Philadelphia. Our 2015 Calendar makes a perfect holiday gift. Supplies limited! > more

Signs From The Gilded Age

Signs From The Gilded Age

June 12, 2014  |  Makin' It, Walk the Walk

Though prefabricated signs have become the norm, those of the hand-painted variety have made a bit of a comeback. But don't call it a comeback for Baker the Sign Man. Joe Brin goes behind the scenes at Baker, where they've been painting signs with a touch of gold by hand since 1870 > more