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What's That Out There? South Street's Beloved Space Station

What’s That Out There? South Street’s Beloved Space Station

December 23, 2014  |  City Life

Ready your ray guns! Joe Brin blasts off from South Street with fond memories of the space-age toy store Rocketships & Accessories > more

My Favorite Place: The Light Research Lab At Thomas Jefferson University

My Favorite Place: The Light Research Lab At Thomas Jefferson University

December 3, 2014  |  City Life

In the early 20th century offices of 1015 Chestnut Street, experiments with light and space travel converge. Photonic researcher Ben Warfield leads us out of the abyss and into the sensory control pods of his favorite place > more

My Favorite Place: Carman Garden Skating Rink

My Favorite Place: Carman Garden Skating Rink

September 30, 2014  |  City Life

Take a peek inside Carmen Gardens, where we'll be celebrating the Hidden City Daily's third anniversary this Friday, October 3rd > more

Brewing With Solidarity At W/N W/N Coffee Bar

Brewing With Solidarity At W/N W/N Coffee Bar

September 26, 2014  |  City Life

A cooperative-run coffee and cocktail bar on Spring Garden Street goes deep for the W/N W/N. Joseph Brin has this story of building a business with consensus > more

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

Ruminating On Lost Columbia Avenue

August 29, 2014  |  City Life

In this third installment in our series, Ethan Wallace examines the long term effects the Columbia Avenue riot has had on this weary section of North Philadelphia. Dubbed an "extinction event", Wallace sifts through the ruins of the once vibrant neighborhood while considering the encroaching development of Temple University's campus and the social unrest happening in Ferguson, Missouri > more